Clock Tower of the Stoughton Opera House

Welcome to Beautiful and Historic Stoughton, Wisconsin!

Founded in 1847, the City of Stoughton is known for its annual Syttende Mai Celebration in May as well as being the birthplace of the coffee break. Stoughton is also the world headquarters of several world class international companies as well as being the birthplace of community television with the oldest operating community cable channel in the country, WSTO TV.

Stoughton is also fortunate to have a world class, local hospital, Stoughton Health, excellent city services and a beautiful, historic opera house and clock tower.

Stoughton's Arts and Entertainment district boast a wide assortment of artists and art shops as well as our beautifully restored Stoughton Opera House located in the historic old city hall building. The Stoughton Opera House is one of the few remaining second story theaters in the Midwest  and Southern Wisconsin's Most Charming Theater

Located just 15 miles south of Madison, Stoughton is a city not to be missed! (Read More About Stoughton)


Absentee Ballots & Voters with Disabilities

You may return your completed absentee ballot by mail or personal delivery to the City Clerk’s office at the Stoughton City Hall, 207 S. Forrest Street, Stoughton, Wisconsin, 53589.  You must personally mail or deliver your ballot, unless you require assistance because of a disability, in which case you may be assisted by a person of your choice, other than your employer, an agent of your employer, or an officer or agent of your union, with mailing or delivering your absentee ballot to the City Clerk’s office. Your properly completed absentee ballot must be received by the City Clerk’s office no later than 4 p.m. the day of the election.

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