Community Profile

  Lancaster: 3,907
Distance in time to:
  Dubuque, IA: 30 minutes
  Madison, WI: 1 hour, 30 minutes
  Milwaukee, WI: 3 hours
  Average winter temperature: 9° F – (January)
  Average summer temperature: 81° F – (July)
  Annual rainfall: 36 inches
  Annual snowfall: 40 inches
    Nearest interstate: I-90/94, Distance: 70 Miles
    Next nearest interstate: I-80, Distance: 90 Miles
    U.S. Highways: US-151, 61, & 18
    State Highways: 35, 81 & 129
  Rail System:
    Burlington Northern (30 miles)
    Piggy-back available
  Air Service:
    Nearest Commercial Airport: Dubuque Regional. (35 Miles)
    Next nearest Commercial Airport: Dane county Regional (Madison) (75 Miles)
    Local Airport: Lancaster Municipal Airport (2 Miles), 3,840 ft. paved
    Port  of Dubuque (Mississippi River)  (30 Miles)
  Electrical Supplied by: Alliant Energy
  Natural Gas Supplied by: WE Energies
  Water Supplied by: City of Lancaster
  Source: three deep wells
  Max pumping capacity: 2.56 MG/D
  Peak Daily Use: 1 MG/D
  Storage capacity: 875,000 gal.
  Sanitary Sewer Supplied by: City of Lancaster
  Design Capacity: 748,000 G/D
  Ave. Daily use: 400,00 G/D
  Supplied by TDS Telephone Company
  Special services: OC-48 Fiber Optic Collapsible Ring to Industrial Park, ISDN, Centrex, Voice Mail, Pager system.
Medical Services:
  Hospital: Grant Regional Health Center
  Clinics: Grant Community Clinic 

Family Medical Center

Highpoint Family Medicine

Major Employers:
  Name Product/Service #Employees
  Amcor Flex. Printing 300-350
  County of Grant Government 300-350
  Lancaster School District Education 150-200
  Orchard Manor Nursing Home 150-200
  Skyline Homes Mobile Homes 100-150
  Grant Regional Health Health Care 250
  Loudspeaker Corp. Audio Products 50-100
  Foremost Farms Cheese Production 25-50
*Manufacturing machinery, equipment & inventories are exempt in Wisconsin
  Corporate Income (Wis.) 7.9% Flat
  Sales *(Wis.) 5.5%
  Property* (2007-net) $21.48/$1000

Current Development Initiatives: Grant County Revolving Loan Fund, Development Zone Tax Credit, Ag Development Zone Tax Credit, State of Wisconsin Community Development Grants, Industrial Revenue Bonding Available

Recreation and Activities: Lancaster Municipal 18-Hole Golf Course, Lancaster Municipal Swimming Pool, several community parks.

Clubs and Organizations: Lions Club, Lancaster Jaycees, 4-H, Scouts, other church and community service organizations

Schools: Lancaster High School (Grades 9-12)
  Lancaster Middle School (Grade 6-8)
  Winskill Elementary School (Grades 4K-5)
  St. Clement’s Catholic School (Grades 4K-6)