Moving to Mount Horeb, WI: The Ultimate Guide

Mount Horeb, WI is located in Dane County is a growing town, about 18 miles from Madison with a population of 7,712. Mount Horeb’s downtown has Scandinavian feel. The main street is decorated with life-sized, carved, wooden trolls – the classic creatures of Scandinavian folklore. The quaint downtown includes specialty shops, antique stores, and a brewpub. Mount Horeb is family-friendly with a lot of activities and green space for everyone.

Moving to Mount Horeb? Contact Audra Geldmacher at (608) 577-8318 or Wanda Roche at 608-212-2928 with any questions that you have.


Schools & Education

Mount Horeb Area School District is a public school district located in Mount Horeb, WI. It has 2,522 students in grades PK, K-12. Its superintendent is Dr. Steve Salerno.

300 Spellman Street, Mt. Horeb, WI 53572
608-437-2400 x6000

207 Academy Street, Mt. Horeb, WI 53572
608-437-2400 x5000

200 Hanneman Blvd, Mt. Horeb, WI 53572
608-437-2400 x4000

MIDDLE SCHOOL – Grades 6-8
900 E. Garfield Street, Mt. Horeb, WI 53572
608-437-2400 x3000

HIGH SCHOOL- Grades 9-12
305 S. 8th Ave, Mt. Horeb, WI 53572
608-437-2400 x2000


Grumpy Troll Brew Pub
105 S 2nd St
Mt Horeb, WI 53572
(608) 437-2739
This is a great casual dining spot (pizza, especially)
Bistro 101
101 E Main St # 150 #150
Mt Horeb, WI 53572
(608) 437-9463
Great fine-dining spot with excellent cuisine!
Brix Cider
119 S 2nd St
Mt Horeb, WI 53572
(608) 437-2749
Skål Public House
209 E Main St suite h
Mt Horeb, WI 53572
(608) 437-1011
Sunn Cafe
201 E Main St
Mt Horeb, WI 53572
(608) 437-7866
Fink’s Cafe
204 W Main St.
Mount Horeb, WI 53572
(608) 437-8922
Great family breakfast spot! It has a very homey
atmosphere. It’s a popular local spot for Friday
fish fry as well.

Area Highlights

  • Cave of the Mounds – A natural limestone cave located near Blue Mounds. The cave’s beauty comes from its many varieties of mineral formations called speleothems. Visitors also enjoy our Gemstone Mine, Fossil Dig, Butterfly Gardens, Amazing Rock/Gift Shops, Hiking/Biking Trails, Snack Bar, and Picnic Area.
  • Military Ridge State Trail – A 40-mile long, recreational rail trail in Wisconsin. The trail largely parallels U.S. Highway 18 and U.S. Highway 151 between Dodgeville and Fitchburg. The land around the trail is primarily agricultural, but also includes woods, wetlands, prairies, villages, and small cities. The trail receives its name from Military Ridge Road, built by the Army in 1835 to connect Green Bay and Fort Crawford via Fort Win
  • The Trollway (Mount Horeb’s historic Main Street): Historic buildings and businesses, including Sjolinds Chocolate, the Open House Import Shop, and Duluth Trading Co.
  • Tyrol Basin – A ski and snowboard area located in the town of Vermont, Dane County, near Mount Horeb. It has runs at beginner, intermediate, advanced and expert level. Tyrol Basin has 16 runs, of average size for Midwest hills. 
  • Stewart Lake County Park – Great spot to bring family for kayaking, hiking or swimming.
  • Blue Mound State Park – This is a wonderful state park. Trails are well signed. The towers are well maintained and the views are great. Cross-country ski trail in season with warming house available. Pets are welcome in Wisconsin State Parks but must be on a leash and under control at all times.
  • Schubert’s Diner & Bakery – A great lunch spot in a historic business and building.
  • The Mount Horeb Public Library: A great community center with excellent staff!

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