Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

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Life Here is Good!

We are a growing city of 16,000+ residents. With a 6,000-acre lake, vibrant parks, wide array of visual and performing arts, numerous festivals, and plentiful healthcare options, quality of life is thriving. We carry a tradition of academic excellence with a variety of educational resources which include an international preparatory academy, and a technical college for lifelong learning. Quality employers, a diverse workforce, great entrepreneurship atmosphere and growing retail marketplace all combine to make it an excellent place for business, too.

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 Recent News

    Beaver Dam Community Library April 2024 Report
    Transforming Lives, Strengthening our Community - April statistics and an announcement that WI State Park Passes are available to check out from the library again through a collaborative effort between the DNR, the Wisconsin Associ...
    Water Quality Report 2023
    The Water Utility is once again proud to present our annual water quality report covering all testing performed between January 1 and December 31, 2023.

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The City of  Beaver Dam has adopted goals to become an Energy Independent Community

Grant Funding Total to Date =  $360,739

Energy Independent Planning grant: $10,000
RECIP Grant: $62,860
Focus on Energy: $40,000 + $257,879
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Beaver Dam is named the 16th safest city in the United States to raise a child

The designation comes from SafeWise, an online safety resource that helps individuals, families and communities make informed decisions.

SafeWise analyzes various statistics including violet crime, sex offenders, child abuse, school quality, state legislation and walkability.

City of Beaver Dam, WI 920.887.4600 205 South Lincoln Avenue • Beaver Dam, WI 53916  Email Us