South Central Wisconsin Community Information

Pat's Realty, Inc., is located in downtown Edgerton, WI. We serve communities in northern Rock County and southern Dane County, Wisconsin. Our real estate agents live and work in the area and know it well. The information below is meant to give you an overview of the counties and communities we serve.

Map of Wisconsin counties with Rock County highlighted in red Rock County, Wisconsin
Rock County is a great place to visit, live, and work. Rock County offers many opportunities for work, play, and education. Rock County is home to Hormel, Frito-Lay, Lab Safety, and many more successful manufacturing establishments. There are many great places to visit for recreation including county parks, skating rinks, and numerous exciting community events. Besides having exceptional public, private, parochial, and specialized schools, Rock County has some great higher education facilities. Beloit College, Blackhawk Technical College, and the University of Wisconsin-Rock County provide great opportunities for learning.

Edgerton, Wisconsin
Edgerton is a quiet, safe community of 4,993 people and is truly located in the middle of it all. The city is within minutes of several large metropolitan areas but has retained the unique qualities and benefits of an independent community throughout its rich history of development. Families and businesses have elected to stay and reinvest in the community with each new generation. New residents and businesses are discovering its qualities and deciding to make Edgerton, WI their home. Rivers, streams, lakes and two city parks provide excellent recreation areas in which to picnic, hike, hunt, or fish. The region is rich in cultural opportunities ranging from community and professional theater, to concerts and art galleries. Camping, fishing, golfing, swimming, boating, and water sports are just a few of the activities enjoyed by visitors and residents alike.

Janesville, Wisconsin
Janesville is a moderately sized city with a population of 61,310 located on the Rock River in the rolling hills, rich fields and verdant woodlands of scenic south central Wisconsin. Janesville was founded in 1836 and has experienced steady growth and development ever since. Janesville’s long history of strong industry and economic success has helped turn the city into a major commercial and industrial center for the state line area. Perhaps what Janesville is best known for is its abundance of beautiful parks and recreational areas. Handy boat launches, numerous ball fields, playgrounds, two public golf courses, tennis courts, over 2,300 acres of parkland, and 25+ miles of paved bike trail are just some of the amenities enjoyed by Janesville, WI residents.

Milton, Wisconsin
If you're looking for an ideal small city to raise your family or locate your business, you've found it. Milton is a growing community with a population of 5,419. Year-round recreational opportunities are plentiful in Milton, from hiking and biking through the Storrs Lake Nature preserve, utilizing several miles of the Ice Age Trail for biking, hiking or cross-country skiing, or checking out one of Milton's five nearby lakes. Oak Ridge Golf Course boasts 18 holes of beautiful golf, and Bonny Mead is home to a challenging 9-hole Scottish style course. Bring your tent with you, as the Milton area offers numerous campgrounds to choose from.

Evansville, Wisconsin
Only 23 miles south of Madison and 18 miles west of Janesville on state Highway 14, Evansville offers the best of both worlds. With a population of just over 4,200 people, safe neighborhoods, and quiet tree-lined streets, small town values abound. The city takes pride in its schools, parks, and library, and is just minutes away from shopping malls, theaters, music venues, and museums. Evansville, the fastest growing community in Rock County, offers a historic backdrop to its vibrant and progressive business and industrial sectors. From Lake Leota Park to the new "high-tech" high school, Evansville provides a unique richness of life for its residents and visitors.

Map Wisconsin counties with Dane County highlighted in red Dane County, Wisconsin
Dane County, created in 1836 as a territorial county, is named after Nathan Dane of Massachusetts, a delegate to the First Continental Congress, who helped make Wisconsin the last state carved out of the Northwest Territories. Located in central Wisconsin, the county seat is Madison.

Albion, Wisconsin 
Albion, Wisconsin is a small farm community located just outside of Edgerton near the Rock County/Dane County Line. The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,823.

Newville, Wisconsin
Newville is a small lakefront town just off Interstate 90/94 in South Central Wisconsin. Newville is on Lake Koshkonong at the point where the Rock River flows out towards Janesville. Newville boasts many great Wisconsin lakefront homes and the walleye fishing in this area is excellent.