About Cross Plains
With Middleton and Madison so nearby, Cross Plains makes the perfect Oasis with a beautiful landscape view. This small town is surrounded by hills, rock, bluffs as well as Black Earth Creek (Class 1 trout stream).
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Since being established in the mid 1800s, the population has grown to 3,500. Main Street provides a charming small town feel with old brick buildings that make you feel like you’ve traveled back in time.
There are 25 acres of community parks with amenities such as a community pool, baseball diamonds, a skateboard park, tennis courts, volleyball courts, an ice skating rink, as well as numerous picnic and playground areas. 81 acres of natural conservation aids the parks providing more green space to enjoy. The Ice Age Trail is easily accessible to those who live in Cross Plains, providing great hiking following the land that was revealed when the glaciers slid down this area.
“World’s Fair” and “Lions Trout Days” are two annual events that bring together the community. “World’s Fair” is a festival each summer that includes country and rock bands, a carnival with rides, sports tournaments, a fireworks display, and even a water fight with the fire department. “Lions Trout Days” takes place the opening day of trout fishing season. Fly-fishing enthusiasts from around the Midwest comes to fish this creek.
The Middleton- Cross Plains School District
The Middleton-Cross Plains School District provides a larger school to small town living. Read more about this school district here.
Real Estate in Cross Plains
Recent growth has transformed real estate in Cross Plains. There is a downtown area with traditional homes filled with character, but on the outskirts, you will find the most modern homes. The variety provides something for everyone.