Town of Black Earth Updates:
The Town of Black Earth is located approximately 20 miles west of Madison. The first Europeans to permanently settle here arrived in 1843. Five years later, the Wisconsin State Legislature created the Town of Farmersville, which was later renamed to Black Earth. Black Earth (population 488) is a rural farming community blessed with natural resources, including fertile soils and the popular Black Earth Creek.
from the DANE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
Be sure to lock cars and doors –
There has been a recent trend in attempted burglaries in the area. The Dane County Sheriff’s Office is reminding citizens to lock their cars and homes. If you observe any suspicious activity or people, please do not hesitate to call the police.