Welcome to the City of Arcadia

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This responsive website design will help you find the information you seek in fewer clicks on any device including your Smartphone on the go.

Included in the new design:

  • Quick Navigation – The round red Quick Link Icons and mega menu in the header allows you to go directly to the information you need in just a click or two.
  • E-Notification – By subscribing to our website you can receive notices when news items or new postings have been placed on the website.
  • Responsive Design – Our website provides a user friendly experience on all devices including desktop, laptop, tablets, and mobile phones.
  • Reduced Page Count – We combined small pages to centralize information where you’d expect to find it for a better experience on fewer pages.
  • Better Analytics – Our web analytics will reveal the pages you find most useful and provide us with the insights needed to continue to improve the site for your benefit.
  • Front Page Calendar Events Listing – Upcoming events and meetings more visual.

We’re very excited that you have visited our website and hope you find it easy to navigate. 


About Arcadia

The "Great Outdoors" is right here! Our recreation includes some of the best hunting, fishing, camping, and canoeing areas around. Eight municipal parks provides fun for the whole family with playground equipment and activities for the kids or the kid in you. 
Arcadia also boasts seven international companies and many more large and small businesses. Employment is everywhere with above minimum wage job opportunities for all skills and most trades. We are centrally located with two interstate highways less than an hour away, and transportation of goods is possible via railway or by barges on the mighty Mississippi River, only a half an hour away. Arcadia also has the only inter-modal system between Milwaukee and the Twin Cities.
Our community also has access to world class healthcare with Mayo Clinic Health Systems - Arcadia Clinic, as well as Gundersen Lutheran's Ashley Wellness Center.

Education is the foundation to all our futures and Arcadia is committed and proud of our public and private school systems. Finally, our utilities and infrastructure are state of the art and provide adequate service for all that we have with room for more growth.
Nestled in the hills of Western Wisconsin, Arcadia is like no other place on Earth. Come visit our community and leave with a little Arcadia in your heart.

Vision and Mission Statement


The City of Arcadia envisions itself as a community which remains safe, healthy and attractive, fostering a positive environment for business and income growth; which remains a major county employment center; which provides for the well planned expansion of the community in an environmentally sustainable fashion; and which enhances its future image and competitiveness within the region.

Mission Statement

The City of Arcadia strives to;
1. Be fiscally sound and progressive.
2. Provide a safe and healthy environment for living and doing business.
3. Continue to be an industrial center with job growth into the future.
4. Advance the city economy to enable increasing income levels and opportunities for new business development and expansions.
5. Provide for the improvement of its central business district.
6. Provide for the expansion of the city in tune with community growth needs.
7. Provide for advancements of public infrastructure and public services, including improved street and highway accessibility from the central city area to the state and county highway network; a general reduction in traffic congestion; and the provision of health and leisure time facilities.
8. Provide for affordable housing for its labor force.
9. Recognize and accommodate itself to environmental qualities and constraints, and the incorporation of such qualities into site planning, leisure time, wellness and esthetic benefits to residents and businesses.
10. Enhance the visual qualities of the community through the application of esthetic development and building standards.
11. Stay based on a Comprehensive Plan which is kept updated as necessary.
12. Adjust to changing demographics, including an aging population.