Welcome to the Town of Deerfield


The Town of Deerfield is located in central Dane County, Wisconsin.  We are a rural community east of Wisconsin’s capital, City of Madison.  The Town of Deerfield was organized in 1849, with  the first settlers being Norwegian immigrants.  A current population of approximately 1,597 enjoys the rural atmosphere with the convenience of being close to larger cities.  There are four school districts within our town and they are:  Deerfield, Cambridge, Marshall and Stoughton.

Town board meetings are held at the town garage on the second  Monday of every month beginning at 7 p.m.  Planning Commission Meetings are held as requested by contacting the Planning Commission Chairperson.  See Town Directory tab for more information.  Fire Commission meetings are held every Thursday night at the Deerfield Fire Department.

Check the Meetings tab for new publications that are posted. 

Emerald Ash Borer Found at Goose Lake Wildlife Area
The Town of Deerfield has been informed by the WI DNR that Emerald Ash Borer has been found at the Goose Lake Wildlife Area.  EAB is a metallic-green beetle that feeds on ash trees, which ends up harming the tree.  For more information visit the WI DNR website:

Town Assessor Reviewing Properties

The Town Assessor may be in the Town starting January 3, 2019 through January 4, 2019 to review properties while compiling the assessment information for the 2019 assessment roll. If you have any questions about this please contact the Town Clerk at (920)240-6700.

Seeking resumes for Town Clerk Position


Town of Deerfield

Town Clerk


The Town of Deerfield seeks an individual to fill the Town Clerk position.  The position includes, but is not limited to, maintaining town files, prepare and publish agendas, attend required town meetings and subsequently compose the minutes, upkeep of town website, complete State and County reports as required, maintain town zoning and planning, responsible for liquor/tobacco licenses, coordinate and manage elections.  This position requires approximately 20-25 hrs/wk, with the person working out of their home.  The person must have good communication skills and computer skills including working with accounting software.  Please refer to State Municipal code 60.33 for further requirements for the Town Clerk position.   

Please forward resumes to Town of Deerfield, 838 London Road, Deerfield, WI  53531 by January 18, 2019. 

Contact Us

Town of Deerfield
838 London Road
Deerfield, WI 53531
Town Garage: 608-764-5615
Clerk Phone:  920-240-6700