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:

Position Opening – Town Clerk

The Town of Deerfield seeks an individual to fill a temporary 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 15-20 hrs/wk, with the person working out of their home.  The person must have good communication skills and computer knowledge. 

Please forward resumes to Town of Deerfield, 838 London Road, Deerfield, WI  53531 by May 26, 2017.

MedDrop in Deerfield

In 2014 there was 139 lbs. of prescription medications collected from the Deerfield and Cambridge area.  The next Deerfield MedDrop will be held on Thursday, May 11, 2017, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.  The MedDrop box is located at the Deerfield Police Station, 7 W. Deerfield Street.  All pills are to be sealed in a Ziploc bag and not in their prescription container.  Liquids are to remain in their container and placed in a Ziploc bag.  No needles or syringes are taken.  To learn more about MedDrops please see the website for Safe Communities at www.safercommunity.net/meddrop.

Contact Us

Town of Deerfield
838 London Road
Deerfield, WI 53531
Town Garage: 608-764-5615
Clerk Phone:  608-764-2608