Dane County, Wisconsin, is home to nearly 500,000 residents. Mount Horeb, located in the western part of the county, is a growing community and rated one of the county’s best suburbs. There are many advantages to businesses including excellent housing and schools, a strong labor pool, a vibrant downtown and business community with a wide range of goods and services. It also has cultural and recreational amenities that include a modern library, a community aquatic center, a 9-hole golf course, three state parks, two county parks, the Military Ridge Bike and Snowmobile Trail, and 17 community parks within the Village limits.
Mount Horeb’s downtown is anchored by its historic Opera House and is home to a unique collection of service businesses, boutique retail shops and restaurants in attractive turn-of-the-century buildings. Businesses are geared to both the community and tourism. The forward-thinking local government, the Chamber of Commerce, and an Economic Development Corporation have made it possible to attract new businesses and expand existing ones.
Mount Horeb is conveniently located in south central Wisconsin on State Highway 18-151, just 16 miles southwest of Madison and is connected by a divided four-lane highway to Dubuque. This important arterial roadway connects the Mount Horeb-Madison area with Wisconsin’s highly traveled Interstate 90/94. The Interstate Highway 90/94 system provides convenient access to major cities such as Chicago, Dubuque, Minneapolis and Milwaukee.
Forty–four regional and national motor freight carriers, plus parcel services such as UPS, Federal Express, Airborne Express, Emery Worldwide and Purolator Courier serve the metropolitan area.