Welcome to Boscobel Wisconsin
Boscobel, Wisconsin, the birthplace of The Gideon Bible, on the lower Wisconsin River, is your gateway to the unglaciated "Driftless Area" of Wisconsin, truly one of the state's most beautiful and pristine regions. Here in the southwest Wisconsin city of Boscobel, you'll find the charm of years gone by and the conveniences of today.
The historic Boscobel Hotel, built in 1863 and originally known as the Central House, is the birthplace of the Gideon Bible. Located in the heart of downtown, this native limestone landmark is one of two buildings in Boscobel listed on the National Register of Historic Places. If you love history, you will want to visit our museums and attend Muskets & Memories, one of the largest Civil War reenactment events in the Midwest.
The thriving downtown community offers a wide variety of restaurants, stores, and unique shops. Excellent schools, churches, parks, recreation programs, library and senior center support an enriching community life. Boscobel Area Health Care is a full-service medical facility providing 24-hour emergency care, in-patient and out-patient care, and long-term nursing care.
A modern Industrial Park is home to businesses that employ a workforce known for high productivity, low absenteeism, and an excellent work ethic. Boscobel businesses enjoy the advantages of the Boscobel Municipal Airport and local freight train service.
We welcome you to the city of Boscobel, Wisconsin! We hope you enjoy our wonderful community. Please contact the city office with any questions or concerns. 608-375-5001
4th of July in Boscobel
Fireman's Festival, parade, carnival, Firecracker Run, and fireworks at Kronshage Park, Boscobel. Come and join the fun on Thursday July 4th!
July 4th in Boscobel poster (3.4 Mb)
July 4th Beanbag Tournament info (1.8 Mg)
Boscobel Fire Department Wristbands are available for purchase through July 3rd @ City Hall (between 7 AM & 4 PM) for $8.00. Wristbands will be $10.00 on the grounds July 4th. Wristbands are needed for all rides.
Great Gift Idea! 2013 Boscobel Swim Passes are available for birthday gifts or appreciation gifts. Stop by City Hall and pick one up. Rates are listed on the Swimming Pool page.