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Top Madison Suburbs

Are you considering moving to the Madison, Wisconsin area? Here are the top five suburbs to consider when choosing where to live.

#1 Middleton, WI

Middleton, “The Good Neighbor City,”  has far been a popular location in the state to raise a family, having a population right around 20,000 residents. With its close proximity to the Madison city center, you are close to shopping, dining, and plenty of entertainment. Ranking among the top 4 schools in the state, it’s no surprise how attractive the city is for young families. Given these points, learn more about what Middleton has to offer, visit


#2 Shorewood Hills, WI

If you’re looking for a more laid-back Madison suburb, Shorewood Hills may be the perfect spot! With a majority of residents owning their homes, there is a dense-suburban feel, while still being in the heart of Madison. Given that the population of this suburb is under 3,000 residents, you’ll feel like a tight-knit community. To learn more about Shorewood Hills, visit


#3 Maple Bluff, WI

Sitting on the shoreline of Lake Mendota, Maple Bluff offers a rural feel in the big city. If it says anything about the suburb, the Governor’s mansion is located in this part of the city, in addition to spectacular views of the water. With this in mind, Maple Bluff is located on the Eastern half of the isthmus, farther away from downtown Madison. You can learn more about this suburb by going to


#4 Verona, WI

If you’re looking to get out of the city, without losing the convenience of being in the heart of Madison, Verona is a great place to live. Boasting a solid 13,000 residents, this suburb has sprawling parks and bike trails and is home to Healthcare giant, Epic. Known as Hometown USA, Verona offers a little something for everyone. Learn more about all that Verona offers at


#5 Waunakee, WI

Ranked as the number one spot to buy a home in the Madison area, Waunakee is a great place to settle down. It is self-identified as the “Only Waunakee in the World,” making it truly one-of-a-kind! While the cost of living is higher than in the other suburbs, it is conveniently located close to other large cities, keeping your commute shorter. Equally important, home values tend to stay competitively high in this area of the state. If you’re interested in learning more about Waunakee, visit


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