For over a century, Dodgeville has served as the mercantile and lodging hub of the Uplands area. The heart of the town surrounds the historic courthouse less than a mile south of Highway 18 on Highway 23. The healthy, well-balanced mix of specialty shops, professional services and restaurants in Downtown Dodgeville exemplifies an authentic, prosperous American small town.
Blackhawk Lake Recreation Area between Cobb and Highland on County Hwy. Blackhawk Lake Recreation Area is the place for family fun or relaxation, with a 220-acre spring-fed lake and 2,000 acres of wooded hills and open meadows.
There was a time when waters were clean and forests were untouched, when ancient lands spoke of guardians of the Earth. In Scandinavian lands, these mysterious creatures were called trolls, and were known to guard what was left of the earth’s natural treasures by burying precious metals and minerals underground. Because they were rarely seen, people believed trolls no longer existed. Today, these nearly forgotten creatures are once again in our midst.