Living in Madison
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- Ranked No. 3 in Livability's Top 100 Places to Live in 2016
- Named the Fittest City in America by Fitbit in 2016, based on data tracking by the company
- Ranked the No. 3 city in America for men who want to be fit and happy, according to Men's Health in 2016, and 12th for women by Women's Health in 2012.
- Ranked eighth among the nation's happiest and healthiest cities, according to Prevention magazine in 2014.
- Rated the country’s 12th-safest metropolitan area with a population of more than 500,000, according to a 2013 study by Farmers Insurance.
- Named the sixth-best city in the country for babies according to Parents magazine.
- Money magazine and CNN have honored the suburb of Middleton several times in the past few years in their "Best Places to Live" series.
At UW Health, we're happy to offer you more than just a great job with excellent benefits. Uniquely situated in a dynamic city with so much to offer, we're proud to tell you about Madison and its surrounding communities. Use the following links as resources to find out more about Madison.
Living in Madison/Relocating
- City of Madison
- Madison Maps
- Madison Metropolitan School District
- Wisconsin School Districts
- Madison City-Accredited Child Care Programs
Whether you're shopping on State Street, enjoying a free concert by the lake at the Memorial Union Terrace or taking a stroll along the picturesque Capitol Square on a summer Saturday morning at the Dane County Farmers' Market, there's plenty to do and see in Madison:
Things to Do and See
- Olbrich Botanical Gardens
- Henry Vilas Zoo
- University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum
- Aldo Leopold Nature Center
- Downtown Madison
Restaurants, Theater and Entertainment
- Isthmus Dining Guide
- Overture Center for the Arts
- Madison Opera
- Madison Symphony Orchestra
- Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra
- Madison Ballet
- Children's Theater of Madison
- Monona Terrace Events
- Wisconsin Union Events Calendar
Sports and Recreation
- University of Wisconsin Athletics
- Madison Mallards Baseball
- Madison Parks and Beaches
- Madison School and Community Recreation
- Madison Marathon
- Madison Soccer Association
- Madison Area Youth Soccer Association
- Madison Ultimate Frisbee Association
- Mad-City Ski Team
- Blackhawk Ski Club
Also check out the following resources from the Greater Madison Convention and Visitor Bureau: