Edgerton, Wisconsin, is a charming small town with a big personality. Found in the Rock River Valley 4 miles away from the gorgeous 10,595-acre Lake Koshkonong, it is the perfect place to experience Midwestern hospitality while having fun.
This community was formerly known as Fulton Station. Still, it was later renamed and dedicated to Elisha W. Edgerton, a successful local merchant, and his brother Benjamin Hyde Edgerton, a civil engineer.
Whichever man the town is honoring, the residents are undoubtedly grateful for their contributions because Edgerton has become one of the best-kept secrets for tourism in recent years. Known for its picturesque downtown and its status as the epicenter of the southern Wisconsin tobacco industry in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, there are so many great things to do in the area.
So whether you’re looking for history or just wanting to…