Economic Business Development

Built For Business Success
and Family Living

Watertown is a city that has been crafted by generations of families with a common objective – to foster a robust and tightly-knit community. Situated just ten miles from Interstate 94, and approximately forty-five miles from Madison and Milwaukee’s bustling cities, Watertown provides residents the convenience of city life while maintaining the allure of a secure, family-friendly hometown with solid community backing.


Buzzing with Activity
and Hometown Comfort

Business & Lifestyle Perks

Watertown, the host city to numerous businesses with national and international headquarters, offers a myriad of advantages that make it an attractive business hub, including:

  • Strategic geographic location
  • Robust and efficient workforce
  • Lower business operation costs
  • An exceptional education system
  • A flourishing manufacturing sector

Centralized & Family-Friendly

The city’s unique centralized location strikes the perfect balance, offering residents the vibrancy of larger metropolitan areas and the comfort of a safe, family-friendly hometown. Affordable commercial properties are plentiful, catering to diverse industries, organizations, and businesses.

The city’s economic development professionals are readily available to assist in property selection and provide additional support, solidifying Watertown’s status as a business hotspot.

Unwinding & Engaging

Watertown places a significant emphasis on its youth, offering a wide range of recreational activities throughout the year.

With 22 parks spread over 263 acres, the city boasts facilities like forested walking paths, Frisbee golf, skate parks, and multiple sports facilities. Riverside Park, one of the city’s premier parks, is a hub for community events such as Riverfest and the Tuesday farmers’ market and offers a popular children’s playground and picnic locations along the Rock River.

Natural & Historic Charm

Complementing its business appeal, Watertown’s natural beauty is undeniable. The city is nestled among the scenic Rock River and picturesque glacial hills, contributing to extensive green spaces and outdoor recreational opportunities.

Adding to its allure, Watertown’s historic downtown area boasts a charming Main Street and rejuvenated local businesses.