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From the City of Madison Office of Business Resources. Includes key demographics and links to more. | more info »
From the City of Madison. Links to bicycle maps, B-cycle, biking tips, programs, events, and more. | more info »
From Metro Transit, Madison's public transit system. Includes routes, schedules, fare information, detours, and more. | more info »
Neighborhood associations, plans, businesses, profiles, and maps. | more info »

Newspapers and Magazines

Madison news and events. Includes Cap Times and Wisconsin State Journal. | more info »
These archives include Milwaukee Journal print editions going back to 1884, Milwaukee Sentinel papers going back to 1910 and Journal Sentinel dailies from 1995 through 2007. | more info »
The Division of Library, Archives and Museum collections acquires, preserves and provides access to documentary and artifactual evidence about the history of Wisconsin, the United States, and Canada. | more info »

Local History Websites

In 1857, the City of Madison purchased a tract of land with a lovely view overlooking the entire city and the surrounding lakes. Even today, this tree-lined cemetery, located on Speedway Road, retains an original park-like atmosphere with winding roads and flowerbeds. | more info »
The Library of Congress has an online exhibit called American Memory. It includes photos from the Detroit Publishing Co. collection. You can search the collection by keyword. Type "Madison and Wisconsin" and see what you get. | more info »
The Madison Living History Project is a place to share stories and images related to Madison’s history. These are snapshots of Madison neighborhoods, places, people, and events conveyed through conversations with and stories from community members. | more info »
These archives include Milwaukee Journal print editions going back to 1884, Milwaukee Sentinel papers going back to 1910 and Journal Sentinel dailies from 1995 through 2007. | more info »
Search the digital archives of municipal records by counties and cities housed at the Secretary of State of Wisconsin. Some records go back to the mid-1800s. | more info »
Origins of Some Madison, Wisconsin Street Names | more info »
David Giffey's collection of stories from the residents of the South Madison neighborhood. | more info »
Offers a number of links (under Archives) to sites of historical interest in Wisconsin. For the holdings of the State Historical Society, use the University of Wisconsin-Madison's card catalog. | more info »
The Division of Library, Archives and Museum collections acquires, preserves and provides access to documentary and artifactual evidence about the history of Wisconsin, the United States, and Canada. | more info »

All Madison Area Websites

Find out if you are eligible to receive help through Wisconsin's health and nutrition programs. | more info »
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Centro Hispano offers immigration services including consultations, naturalization, permanent residence, DACA, and family assistance. Visit the web site for times and to make an appointment. This service has a minimum cost. | more info »
Information about where to vote in the City of Madison, absentee voting procedures and forms, and poll location hours. | more info »
From the City of Madison Office of Business Resources. Includes key demographics and links to more. | more info »
From the City of Madison Common Council. Includes links to City informational documents, committees, commissions, departments, and more. | more info »
Find a career with the City of Madison | more info »
provides services and assistance to businesses in the city. | more info »
Catalog of open data sets and visual tools from the City of Madison. | more info »
The Dane County Job Center is a central location for people looking for work and businesses that need help finding qualified applicants. | more info »
Employment opportunities in Dane County | more info »
This Job Center resource includes the articles Criminal Records and Getting Back into the Work Force and Criminal Background Tips. | more info »
In 1857, the City of Madison purchased a tract of land with a lovely view overlooking the entire city and the surrounding lakes. Even today, this tree-lined cemetery, located on Speedway Road, retains an original park-like atmosphere with winding roads and flowerbeds. | more info »
Includes records of births and deaths in Wisconsin prior to 1907, information about cemetery records , Wisconsin Name Index , a Civil War roster, and much more. | more info »
Porchlight strives to decrease the Dane County homeless population by providing shelter, housing, supportive services, and a sense of community in ways that empower residents and program participants to positively shape their lives. | more info »
YWCA Madison has designed several services that help women and their families find their place in the world. | more info »
Look for jobs, fill out applications, write resumes, and more. Great starting site. | more info »
Resources on the following topics: Aging & Caregiver Resources, Alzheimer's & Dementia, End of Life, Essential Preparation, General, Health, Housing & Long-Term Care, Safe & Healthy at Home. | more info »
From the City of Madison. Links to bicycle maps, B-cycle, biking tips, programs, events, and more. | more info »
Search job openings in the Madison area | more info »
The Madison Living History Project is a place to share stories and images related to Madison’s history. These are snapshots of Madison neighborhoods, places, people, and events conveyed through conversations with and stories from community members. | more info »
From Metro Transit, Madison's public transit system. Includes routes, schedules, fare information, detours, and more. | more info »
The Department of Human Resources serves the District and the community by establishing, developing, recognizing and maintaining a quality work force for the education of our students. | more info »
Madison Senior Center involves older adults in their community and the Senior Center, as leaders, teachers and learners; provides a balance, diverse and coordinated program; and promotes the Senior Center as a model for the aging and aged. | more info »
Neighborhood associations, plans, businesses, profiles, and maps. | more info »
Madison news and events. Includes Cap Times and Wisconsin State Journal. | more info »
Find services, suppliers, and information about local business and demographics. | more info »
These archives include Milwaukee Journal print editions going back to 1884, Milwaukee Sentinel papers going back to 1910 and Journal Sentinel dailies from 1995 through 2007. | more info »
Recently published federal, local and state government publications. | more info »
Search the digital archives of municipal records by counties and cities housed at the Secretary of State of Wisconsin. Some records go back to the mid-1800s. | more info »
MyVote provides Wisconsin voters with registration, sample ballot, municipal clerk and polling place information. | more info »
Links to and a map of neighborhood business associations. | more info »
Origins of Some Madison, Wisconsin Street Names | more info »
Provides classes and counseling from retired experts. | more info »
at UW-Madison offers resources, paid classes, and the free Business Answer Line. | more info »
The official State of Wisconsin governement job site. | more info »
Find information for tenants and landlords regarding rental rights and responsibilities; state and local rental laws; mediation services; and general housing issues. Housing counseling and information for landlords and tenants in the Madison area. See also the full text of Tenant and Landlord Rights and Responsibilities, City of Madison Ordinance 32.06(2)` | more info »
Contacts for financial help to purchase insurance coverage through United Way’s HealthConnect program and the free, confidential community resources provided by 2-1-1. | more info »
Links to online exhibits, many featuring aspects of Wisconsin history including a full collection of Wisconsin Blue Books, as well as materials from all University of Wisconsin campuses and many Wisconsin public libraries. | more info »
Information on obtaining copies of vital records, searching records in person, and other services. | more info »
A guide to getting started as a food processor in the state of Wisconsin. | more info »
Locate licensed businesses, partnerships, and companies in Wisconsin, also known as Corporate Registration Information Service (CRIS). | more info »
Find information on alerts, recalls, consumer standards, tips on how to protect yourself against scams or poor service, or file a complaint against a Wisconsin business. | more info »
Resources for veterans in the workforce. | more info »
Offers a number of links (under Archives) to sites of historical interest in Wisconsin. For the holdings of the State Historical Society, use the University of Wisconsin-Madison's card catalog. | more info »
The Division of Library, Archives and Museum collections acquires, preserves and provides access to documentary and artifactual evidence about the history of Wisconsin, the United States, and Canada. | more info »
Find jobs in Wisconsin | more info »
The online home of the Wisconsin State Legislature. Find info about the Assembly, the Senate, committees, and service agencies. | more info »
Forms provided by the Wisconsin Department of Revenue. | more info »
Information for tech businesses on incubators, networking and capital. | more info »
The purpose of the Wisconsin Veterans Museum is to commemorate, acknowledge, and affirm the role of Wisconsin veterans in America’s military past by means of instructive exhibits and other educational programs. | more info »
Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corporation offers business classes and lending. | more info »

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