Living in Madison

Take a tour of Madison with this video from Destination Madison.
A cosmopolitan medium-sized city of more than 240,000, Madison is uniquely situated on an isthmus between the area's two largest lakes, Mendota and Monona – a setting which offers impressive beauty, a compact and vital metropolitan area and a wide range of recreational activities.
Home to the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison also boasts more than 15,000 acres of sparkling lakes and beaches, as well as 260 parks. You'll find a cultural hub and plenty to do in Madison amid this scenic backdrop in the state capital of Wisconsin.
Madison consistently ranks as a top community in which to live, work, play and raise a family. Included among Madison's recent accolades:

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

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

Restaurants, Theater and Entertainment

Sports and Recreation


Also, check out the following resources from Destination Madison: