McFarland Chamber of Commerce
About McFarland, Wisconsin

McFarland, Wisconsin, a friendly town minutes from Madison on Lake Waubesa, offers a small-town feel with metropolitan amenities. The community features a vibrant business scene, exceptional schools, service clubs, a library, and recreational options like fishing, boating, and biking. Madison, a short drive away, is home to the vibrant UW-Madison campus. McFarland’s location, just south of Madison’s Beltline Highway, has quick and convenient access to Interstate 90, the State Capitol, the University of Wisconsin, and Dane County Regional Airport.

General Community Information


Village of McFarland

For information about Village Government, services, departments, or questions regarding property taxes, local ordinances & enforcement please visit the village website.


McFarland School District 

The McFarland School District has several schools within the Village of McFarland.  Please visit their website for more information about the schools, district boundaries, student programs, and more


McFarland Thistle Newspaper

Dedicated to promotion and coverage of local news featuring Village Government, Business, Community, School District and special events.  Editor Patrick Johnson; (608) 838-6435
@photo ED Locke Library

E.D. Locke Public Library

Visit our local public library to check out books, audio-visual media, library programs, computer use, photocopies, community information, and the Children’s Discovery Garden!

@photo Rick Hoefling

McFarland Historical Museum

Maintained by members of the McFarland Historical Society, dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the heritage and history of the Village of McFarland.  For hours and tours information please visit their website.

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McFarland Bike Trail Map

Digital map of the bike trails through McFarland, plus points of interest, parks, schools and community buildings!


Visit McFarland

From lakes and parks to restaurants and shops—there’s so much to see and do in McFarland!

Economic Development

Business Resources

The Better Business Bureau Serving Wisconsin is a non-profit organization with a mission to advance marketplace trust by creating a marketplace where buyers and sellers can trust each other.

The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Madison provides no-cost consulting and non-credit courses to help businesses from startup through growth.