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Welcome to the Town of Wheatland

We're located in western Vernon County, Wisconsin within the beautiful Mississippi River Valley of southwestern Wisconsin. Wheatland covers over 27 square miles of forested bluff-topped land rugged hills and fertile valleys.

We offer you unparalleled scenery steeped in a rich history. We're home to river kayaking, fishing, hunting, biking and cross country skiing. Our Black Hawk Park, located on Battle Island, is a tourist attraction that still feels like your own private park on the Mississippi River.

As of the 2000 United States Census there were 533 people residing in the town. The Wisconsin Department of Administration estimated that the town population was 631 in 2008.The majority of the town can be generally described as rural. The town contains the unincorporated settlements of Red Mound on the Highway 82 ridge, and the settlement of Victory located along the Mississippi River on Highway 35. Overall, population was 631 in 2008.

The majority of the town can be generally described as rural. The town contains the unincorporated settlements of Red Mound on Highway 82 ridge, and the settlement of Victory located along the Mississippi River on Highway 32. Overall, the town is primariliy rural, contracted agricultural farms, and woodland intermixed with low density residential development.‚Äč

There are 27.62 square miles of land within Wheatland, with 1.10 square miles of this being classified as water area. A significant recreational and tourist attraction is the Black Hawk Park which is located within the town. Responsibility for this area is shared among several entities: town, county, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR), United States Army Corps of Engineers, and private property owners. The town lies within the Mississippi Valley and benefits from the natural beauty and resources of the surrounding river bluffs and valleys which are part of the unique geography of the driftless region.

We believe in the preservation of our land, our forests our wildlife and natural resources. Our rural atmosphere and downright friendly people make this area a place you'll want to visit again and again.