Dodgeville, Wisconsin is a vital community of nearly 4,000 people in scenic southwestern Wisconsin. Both Madison and Dubuque, Iowa are approximately 45 miles from Dodgeville, Milwaukee is 110 miles away and Chicago is 140 miles away. Dodgeville is set on a plateau about 500 feet above the magnificent Wisconsin River. The land between the city and the river is part of Wisconsin's driftless area, and is unsurpassed for natural beauty.
Dodgeville is now an agricultural center as well as a county seat. In addition to agriculture, Lands' End, one of America's largest mail order retailers, has provided an excellent source of employment for area residents.
Local schools are highly rated and provide education from Kindergarten through grade 12. The University of Wisconsin is located in Madison, and an extension of the University of Wisconsin offers excellent undergraduate education and is located 25 miles away in Platteville, Wisconsin. A technical college is located 20 miles away in Fennimore, Wisconsin and offers many associate degrees, including nursing.
The physicians at Family Practice Associates admit their patients to Upland Hills Health Center in Dodgeville, a JCAHO accredited facility. The Obstetrics department is complete with four birthing suites equipped with electronic fetal monitors. The clinic is located on the hospital campus in a new physicians office building.
Upland Hills Health Center is formally affiliated with St. Marys Hospital of Madison, Wisconsin. This acute care/tertiary care, 40-bed facility is in association with the University of Wisconsin Medical School, and is only 45 miles away. Both ambulance and helicopter service link the hospitals. Upland Hills Health Center's 24 hour emergency room is covered by emergency room physicians from the Dean Clinic and Acute Care, an emergency physician contracted group.