Explore the Region

The Greater Madison Region is home to hundreds of communities, a wide range of landscapes and natural resources, and a dynamic economy. This navigable map of the region (scroll down to view) highlights where you can find developed land, agricultural land, pasture, wooded land, sensitive natural resource areas, and the region’s major employers. Zoom in to see where you can find these landscapes and features, or zoom out to see the whole region in context!

What’s in the map?

Low / Medium / High Intensity Development
Pasture or Grassland
Forest and Woodland
Wetlands and Sensitive Environmental Areas
Top Employers in All Counties (size proportionate to # of employees)

Staff of the Capital Area Regional Planning Commission have produced a Regional Baseline Assessment (pdf) to show past trends, current conditions, and expected future changes in the Greater Madison Region. Learn more by checking out the report or by exploring the interactive data!