Darlington Chamber / Main Street Program
Darlington is the charming county seat of Lafayette County and one of Wisconsin’s most picturesque communities. Become part of the excitement that is building here in Darlington, the Pearl of the Pecatonica! We owe it to you to tell you about this special place.
As a place to live, Darlington already has a step-up on the competition. The community features excellent schools and medical facilities, safe and attractive neighborhoods, a wealth of recreational opportunities and affordable housing. Darlington also offers excellent restaurants and unique, locally owned
businesses. Its downtown is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Darlington: A progressive small city.
Educated workforce: 88% of City residents have high school diploma or higher.
Lafayette County has the second highest percentage of farm-related jobs in the state.
Major industries focused on cheese production, tool works and motor manufacturing.
Exceptional Darlington school district.
Excellent transportation network: 40 minutes to Dubuque, Iowa; one hour to Madison; three hours to Chicago.
Sophisticated community development staff.
For a detailed profile of the City of Darlington,
Darlington awarded the
"Coolest City" award at the 2008 Building Economic Strength Together Conference