Area Code 608 - Information about Wisconsin

Some of the largest cities in Wisconsin are Beloit, Fitchburg, Janesville and Sheboygan. Each of these cities has its own distinct culture and features. All of these cities were founded by people who were originally settlers from the state of Wisconsin. Janesville is the home of the University of Wisconsin, Fitchburg is home to UW Beloit is home to UW Fitchburg.


When Joseph Heinlein was writing his novel, I Was An Alien, he was inspired by the rich history of the state of Wisconsin. The character of John Telford is based on a native of Wisconsin who settled in New Jersey. His book was based on the growth of Beloit.

The town of Janesville is a home to the University of Wisconsin and the second largest city in Wisconsin. Janesville has many historic landmarks and parks that have been around for years. The campus of the University of Wisconsin at Janesville is one of the largest in the United States. It is known for its research into all areas of life from science and technology to education and business. The very famous writer Kurt Vonnegut grew up in Janesville.

Beloit is known for being a place that looks as if it was designed to house an amusement park. Its beach is popular for surfing and sand volleyball. The first floor of the Janesville Mall is now the home of a mixed use building.

Fitchburg is a city that was home to about forty families in the 1960's. Since then it has become home to about twenty-five thousand people. Fitchburg has very good and very bad points. It is known for being one of the oldest cities in the state of Wisconsin.

Sheboygan is a city that is home to the Sheboygan Area Development Corporation. This city is famous for the Cheeseheads mascot and the Sheboygan Regatta which are a large multi-sport event that takes place every summer. The yearly Duluth Beer Festival is another popular event.

The picturesque towns of Beloit and Janesville are home to some of the best hiking trails in the state. Some of the picturesque towns are the scenic Black River Falls. You can even take the opportunity to visit the Sheboygan Cheese Museum.

Wisconsin is an incredible place. It is a great place to explore as you will find that there is a lot to do in the state. While you are in Wisconsin make sure that you take some time and explore all of the beautiful places that you can visit.