A Catalyst for Growth

Why build your business and life in Hartford?


Businesses and schools in Hartford are committed to excellence, from curriculum and training, facilities and property to faculty and highly skilled personnel; we strive to be the best in everything we do.


Establish Roots

Hartford is a beautiful place to settle down and start a family or relocate and join our thriving community with exceptional quality of life and small town charm and beauty



In Hartford, family matters! With a population of over 14,000 and counting, Hartford is a wonderful place for your family to discover historic architecture, fine arts & natural beauty


Healthy Life

Health and Wellness are important to  all residents and employees in Hartford. Take comfort knowing you have access to local, high quality health care from physicians, dentists, optometrists, pharmacists and more.



In Hartford national businesses with 1,000 employees work alongside entrepreneurial five-person operations to create a diverse and interactive employment base we’re proud of.


Active Community

From outdoor adventures such as golf, hiking, boating; to indoor activities like shopping, swimming, and enjoying the arts; Hartford has it all!

Quality of LIfe+

A Little About Hartford

Located in Washington County, Wisconsin, Hartford is strategically located just 5 miles west of I-41 to help businesses serve customers in S E Wisconsin, (Milwaukee area), the Fox Valley and greater Madison areas with same day pick-up/delivery options. Chicago, Minneapolis, Indianapolis and key cities in Illinois, Minnesota, Indiana, Iowa and Michigan are next day delivery points. Hartford is served by major highways in Wisconsin (Hwy 60 and Hwy 83), railroad (Wisconsin Southern) and its own airport with 3000 foot runway. A planned expansion in 2018 will take the runway length to 3400 ft. with plans to go to 4000 ft. in the future.

Hartford has three industrial parks, the largest and newest is the Dodge Industrial Park, which is over 685 acres with an additional 60+ acres coming available in the near future. The industrial parks are home to a diverse group of businesses including metal fabrication and finishing, printing, logistics and software development. See companies who call Hartford area industrial parks their home.

The City of Hartford provides high quality services to the business community including electricity, sewer and water and roads linked to major highways. The HADC has developed a strong collaboration between economic groups and local governments on behalf of businesses currently located in Hartford, and businesses considering relocating to the area.