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Area Description

The Monona East Side area of the Madison, WI region still maintains its original resort community soul. Nestled on the eastern shore of Lake Monona, we're a waterfront community with numerous outdoor recreational opportunities including beautiful bike trails, canoeing, kayaking and sailing, recreational boating and fishing and we have a thriving urban corridor on Monona Drive. We're known for our ethnic restaurants and quaint cafes, a phenomenal civic campus made up of a community pool, beautiful parks, a community center, senior center and one of the best libraries in the State of Wisconsin. We welcome you to contact us so we can send you some information on all we have to offer!

Region Characteristics

Area Amenities

Things to Do, Recreation & Fitness


Cultural Activities

The Monona East Side area is renowned for its festivals and concert series on the shore of Lake Monona. The State Capitol building makes a beautiful backdrop for our Sunset Concert Series.

Public transportation

Public bus service, numerous taxi services, an excellent network of paved biking trails and the Dane County Regional Airport is just minutes away.

Medical Facilities


Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 Jan  6.4  16.5  26.6  1.3 "
 Feb  11.2  21.7  32.3  1.2 "
 Mar  22.6  33.3  43.9  2.4 "
 Apr  33.9  45.6  57.3  3.7 "
 May  44.8  57.4  70.0  3.6 "
 Jun  54.2  66.7  79.2  4.4 "
 Jul  58.9  71.0  83.1  4.2 "
 Aug  56.7  68.8  80.8  4.2 "
 Sep  48.0  60.5  73.1  3.5 "
 Oct  36.7  48.9  61.1  2.5 "
 Nov  25.7  35.2  44.8  2.6 "
 Dec  13.2  22.4  31.6  1.8 "

Wisconsin is made up of four distinct seasons and residents of our area take advantage of recreational activities year round.

Natural Disaster Areas

Cost of Living for Monona, WI

Monona, Wisconsin cost of living for Housing, Healthcare, Transportation, Taxes, Utilities, etc.:

Cost of Living




Political Party


Senior Housing Options

Senior Assistance in Monona, WI

Monona, Wisconsin offers the following assistance for seniors:

Job or Volunteer Opportunities

Numerous volunteer and job opportunities exist in our community and the Monona Senior Center is the best resource for finding employment opportunities in our area.

Additional Information

Visitor Information

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