• Relocating

    The innovative spirit and dedication of early settlers continues in the Village of Waunakee today. 
    Waunakee's high-quality neighborhood developments remain serene and appealing for residents and future homebuyers. The median home value has risen constantly for the past decade with the value reaching $309,529 in 2015. The average median income has reached $80,899. Waunakee has maintained its appeal and is a valuable area to invest in residential real estate. 
                       

    Waunakee Population: 13,322
    Westport Population:     4,000
    Percent of Male Population: 47%
    Percent of Female Population: 53%
    Median Age: 38 
    Percent of Married People: 76%
    Percent of Single People: 24%
    Unemployment Rate: 5.2%

     

  • Location...
    Waunakee’s location just 13 miles north of Madison & 85 miles from Milwaukee, places Waunakee in close proximity to all major markets. “The Only Waunakee in the World” is only minutes away from:
    • Hwy 19
    • Hwy 113
    • Interstate I/90 & I/94
    • Dane County Regional Airport
    • World Class Health Care Facilities
    • 8 Universities & Colleges


  • Educational System
    Waunakee has a total of 6,106 households and an average household size of 2.67, Waunakee schools are a prime reason for relocation. 
    • Profound presence thanks to exceptional K-12 System
    • One High school, one Middle school, one Intermediate school, three Elementary schools, one Parochial school, and one private college preparatory school.
    • District enrollment 4,093
    • Close proximity to institutions of higher learning
    • Higher than average rate of high school & college graduates


  • Parks & Recreation
    • Home to the Waunakee Village Center which offers recreational activities & an athletic gym
    • Parks system consists of 275.36 acres of parks and conservancy land
    • Includes Westport Parks system
    • 12 ball diamonds
    • 32 soccer fields
    • 26 tennis courts
    • 2 sledding hills
    • Outdoor skating rink
    • Indoor Ice Rink
    • Indoor Aquatic Pool
    • Skateboard Park
    • 3 dog parks (Hwys Q, 19, & M)


  • Getting Connected...

    Village of Waunakee
    Todd Schmidt 
    Village Administrator & Economic Development Director
    500 W. Main St., PO Box 100, Waunakee, WI 53597
    (608) 850-8500 • Fax: (608) 849-5628
    www.waunakee.com

    Waunakee Village Center & Recreation Department
    Sue McDade - Community Services Director       
    Jeff Skoug - Recreation Supervisor
    Kyna North - Program Coordinator                                                                 
    333 S. Madison St., Waunakee, WI 53597                                                       
    (608) 850-5992 • (608) 849-5622 
    Fax: (608) 850-5994 • www.waunakee.com 


  • Senior Center of Waunakee
    Cindy Mosiman - Senior Services Director
    333 S. Madison St., Waunakee, WI 53597
    (608) 849-8385 • Fax: (608) 849-8387
    www.waunakee.com/seniorcenter 


    Waunakee Public Library
    Susan Hedrick - Director
    Brittany Gitzlaff - Youth Services Director
    710 South St., Waunakee, WI 53597
    (608) 849-4217 • Fax: (608) 849-7817
    www.waunakeepubliclibrary.org 

    Waunakee Aquatic Center
    Kristy Nacker - Director
    301 Community Dr., Waunakee, WI 53597
    (608) 849-2420
    www.waunakee.k12.wi.us/aquatic_center.cfm 


  • Police/Fire/EMS-Ambulance / Emergency 911

    Police Department
    Chief Kevin Plendl
    Non-Emergency (608) 849-4523
    205 N. Klein Dr., Waunakee, WI 53597
    www.waunakeepd.org

    EMS - Ambulance
    Scott Russell
    Non-Emergency (608) 849-7522
    201 N. Klein Dr., Waunakee, WI 53597

    Fire Station
    Chief Gary Acker
    Non-Emergency (608) 849-5488
    401 Second St., Waunakee, WI 53597


  • Staying Connected

    Waunakee Area Chamber of Commerce
    Ellen Schaaf - Executive Director
    100 E. Main St., PO Box 41, Waunakee, WI 53597
    (608) 849-5977 • Fax: (608) 849-9825
    www.waunakeechamber.com
    www.waunafestrun.org 

    US Post Office - Waunakee
    Sue Spahn - Postmaster
    Richard Miller - Supervisor
    101 N. Klein Dr., Waunakee, WI 53597
    (608) 850-4151
    Window Hours: M-F 9-5:30 Sat. 9-12:30
    Passports Processed by appointment only:
    M-F 10:30-3 Sat. 9:30-11:30 • www.usps.com

    Hometown News Group
    Waunakee Tribune
    Roberta Baumann, Editor
    105 South St., PO Box 128
    Waunakee, WI 53597
    (608) 849-5227 • Fax: (608) 849-4225
    www.waunakeetribune.com 

    Cable Services
    Charter Business
    (800) 314-7195 • www.charter-business.com
    TDS Telecommunications
    (888) 225-5837 • www.tdstelecom.com

     

  • Utilities
    Waunakee Utilities
    Tim Herlitzka - General Manager
    322 Moravian Valley Rd.
    Waunakee, WI 53597
    (608) 849-8111 • After Hours (608) 849-4111
    www.waunakeeutilities.com
    Diggers Hotline 811 • www.diggershotline.com

    Madison Gas & Electric Company
    133 S. Blair St., PO Box 1231
    Madison, WI 53703
    (608) 252-7000 • Fax: (608) 252-4734
    www.mge.com


  • Waste Removal/Recycling
    Advanced Disposal
    300 Raemisch Rd.
    Waunakee, WI 53597
    (608) 251-7878 • Fax: (608) 849-7807
    www.advanceddisposal.com

    Pellitteri Waste Systems
    7035 Raymond Rd., PO Box 259426
    Madison, WI 53713
    (608) 257-4285 • Fax: (608) 257-1179
    www.pellitteri.com