Baraboo, Wisconsin

Real Estate and Community Information

If you are into circuses and enjoy the history of how they began, check out the town of Baraboo WI. As the home of the Circus World Museum and the Ringling Brothers Circus former headquarters, the town is a great place to live for historians of the circus. Originally settled in 1838 as the village of Adams, the town gained the nickname of “Circus City” because there were so many circuses who called the town their home. The population as of the 2010 census was 12,048 and is also the hometown of Cirrus Aircraft.

While you are looking at homes and properties for sale throughout Sauk county, take a look at the local parks and recreation areas as well. There are several areas where you can enjoy the fresh air such as Devil Lake State Park offering activities including camping, hiking and more. White Mound Park is a great location for everything from hunting and horseback riding to hiking and cross-country skiing. Other parks in the county include Hemlock Park, Yellow Thunder Park, Sauk County Forest and more.

While you are checking out the local homes, take a look at all the attractions and activities available as well. The county has many local lakes for you to enjoy, such as Castle Rock and Lake Wisconsin as well as the Devils Lake area and Dutch Hollow. The Wisconsin Dells is one of the most popular waterparks in the area and is known as the “Waterpark Capital of the World.” There is plenty of activities for you to enjoy throughout the county.

While you are looking at the local real estate in Baraboo and Sauk County, take a look at all the events in the area as well. You can experience biking the famous 400 State Trail, a 22-mile bike path that follows the Chicago and North Western Railroad line as well as visiting the local circus museums and events like the 5K Fun Run/Walk, the local arts and crafts fairs, farmers markets, the Wine Walk, the Fair on the Square and the Big Top Parade and Circus Celebration. For more local events, go to:

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