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Retirement Living in Mount Horeb - Wisconsin

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Area Description

Mount Horeb is located 20 miles west of Madison, Wisconsin. The population of Mount Horeb is about 7,000 people with a lovely downtown area. The Military Ridge Bike Trail runs from Madison to Mount Horeb and continues another 20 miles to the west.

Blue Mound State Park is about 5 miles away which has beautiful trials for hiking and biking. It is also the highest point of Southwest Wisconsin. Tyrol Basin is also about 5 minutes away which is a ski and snowboard area. We have many shops and restaurants along our Main Street, which we call the Trollway and are known as "Troll Capital of the World".

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Things to Do, Recreation & Fitness

   Plan a day trip to discover our many hidden treasures, including casual cafes, gourmet restaurants, delightful bakeries, a world-class brewpub, award-winning wineries, scenic bike trails and so much more. You’ll quickly fall in love with our small-town charm and hospitality present in our museums, shops and events.

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Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 Jan  11.0  19.0  27.0  1.2 "
 Feb  15.0  23.5  32.0  1.5 "
 Mar  26.0  34.5  43.0  2.1 "
 Apr  38.0  47.5  57.0  3.9 "
 May  49.0  58.5  68.0  4.1 "
 Jun  59.0  68.5  78.0  4.9 "
 Jul  63.0  72.5  82.0  4.0 "
 Aug  61.0  70.5  80.0  4.1 "
 Sep  52.0  62.0  72.0  3.5 "
 Oct  40.0  50.0  60.0  2.7 "
 Nov  28.0  36.5  45.0  2.5 "
 Dec  16.0  23.5  31.0  1.9 "

We enjoy all of the 4 seasons in Mount Horeb. There is something to do for everyone that enjoys a busy lifestyle, such as biking, hiking, skiing, snowboarding, golfing, swimming, etc.

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Cost of Living for Mount Horeb, WI

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

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Senior Assistance in Mount Horeb, WI

Mount Horeb, Wisconsin offers the following assistance for seniors:

Mount Horeb Senior Center (SW Dane Outreach).

Job or Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering opportunities include working at the Chamber of Commerce office in downtown. Our volunteers greet individuals that travel here from all over the world and answer questions about our area. There are also volunteering opportunities at our Senior Center.

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