Whether you are a relocating to Watertown or if you are a long time resident, this list of local information will help you with every day items that affect your household.
* Location: 833 feet above sea level, Lattitude - North 43° 10 min.
Longitude - West 88° 43 min.
* Total population: 22,973 (city count, not including surrounding villages
* Population Mix: 48.4% Male, 51.6% Female
* Ethnicity: Hispanic 4.9%, Black .3%, Others 1.6%, White 93.2%
* County: Dodge and Jefferson Counties
* City Operation: Mayor, Alderpersons; elected positions with term limits
City Clerk, Deputy Clerk, full time positions
* Fire Protection: 25 Full-time, 22 Paid On Call, 14 vehicles
* Fire Rating: 3
* Police Protection: 38 Sworn Officers, 54 Total Personnel
Watertown Chamber of Commerce
Located in southeast Wisconsin and nestled along the shores of the beautiful Rock River, Watertown is conveniently situated for residents and visitors alike. We’re surrounded by rich productive farm land and connected to business markets by rail, air and highways.
The Watertown Area Chamber of Commerce takes an active roll in helping the community to grow and prosper during all seasons of the year. We are home to a variety of small companies as well as larger medical and industrial companies. Community leaders and residents work together to maintain the charm of a smaller community while encouraging progressive business and industrial activity.
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Watertown is about halfway between Milwaukee and Madison, nestled on the banks of the Rock River, Watertown is surrounded by beautiful farms and farmland.
While the area around Watertown has strong agricultural ties, Watertown also has a strong industrial and commercial base. We have a pleasant mix of single-family and multi-family housing offered in older sections of our City as well as new subdivisions.
Downtown Watertown continues to thrive and be a vibrant part of our local economy. When Watertown was selected for the Main Street Program, it has inspired a renewed interest in economic development downtown. Watertown’s historic downtown continues to be a good place to shop and live.
There are many reasons to visit or relocate to Watertown - easy access to I 94 & HWY 16, housing, industry, schools, health care, shopping, recreation, but our best asset is our people. They are friendly, energetic and hardworking. We invite you to come see our City and meet the wonderful citizens of Watertown.
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