Welcome to
The Village of Gratiot, WI
Located on Hwy. 11 and Rt. 78 in Southwest Wisconsin

There's something here for everyone!
The Village of Gratiot, nestled in rolling hills of Southwest Wisconsin, is located on Hwy. 11 and Rt. 78, in Lafayette County. While offering some of it's own unique stories and attributes, including the Wolf Creek Campground, and hassle-free access to almost 50 miles of ATV and snowmobile trails, the Village is also conveniently located just over an hour to Madison, WI (the Capitol city), and less than an hour to Dubuque, IA and the Mississippi River, and Galena, IL.

The Wolf Creek, a trout stream, runs through the
Wolf Creek Campground in Gratiot and empties into the Pecatonica River, just North and a little east of town. The Pecatonica is touted for fishing many varieties, and canoeing as well.

The friendly, small town atmostphere of The Village of Gratiot, with it's 242 residents, is a great place to visit, or live. There's something here for everyone!


Interesting facts and some unique history about Gratiot

Gratiot Depot
During its heyday, the
Gratiot Depot was a major junction for four area rail lines.

Click HERE for Interesting Facts and more information about the
Depot.


Businesses in Gratiot
Several small businesses call Gratiot home...including The Nixon House, Gratiot's only full service hotel and restaurant. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, located at the intersection of Hwy 11 and 78, adjacent to the Cheese Country ATV trail, the Nixon House Inn can fulfill all your needs. Whether it's dinner, drinks, or a room for the night, you can find it at the Nixon House. Specializing in broasted chicken and buffets, you'll never leave hungry. Click HERE to see other businesses located in Gratiot.  
Education
Gratiot is one of five communities that are served by The School District of Black Hawk, located in South Wayne, WI (just 8 miles east of Gratiot). Their Vision "Providing quality education - Building solid citizens", and Mission "...to foster and facilitate a positive learning environment to provide the best possible education for all students", go hand in hand, for children in kindergarten through high school. Click HERE for more information about the School District, and upcoming enrollment for the 2013-2014 school year.

Houses of Worship
Evangelical Free Church
on Main Street
St. Joseph Catholic Church
on Main Street

Community Services
Gratiot's Volunteer Fire Department and EMS
Twice a year, the Gratiot Fire Department and EMS host a fundraising event
that not only benefits the Village, but everyone who comes eats great food and has lots of fun.
Gratiot Annu
al Fish Boil – Last Saturday in April and First Saturday in November
(Tickets sold at the Gratiot Fast Stop or at the door)
Gratiot State Bank
and U.S. Postal Service
Village Office and
Library
Gratiot Memorial Center
Community Building

The Gratiot Memorial Center hosts community events,
including live music acts.
Gratiot Municipal Building The Exchange House