The City of Jefferson is conveniently located five miles south of I-94 between Madison and Milwaukee and is intersected by Wisconsin State Highways 18 and 26. Jefferson is also one of the few cities in the area that still has railroad access. Several financial institutions (with assets exceeding $150,000,000) are located in Jefferson, and the city offers a revolving loan program, a redevelopment program and a facade grant program.
The Jefferson Chamber of Commerce is focused on supporting our local businesses & growing our community. Economic development, business retention and growth, commercial property preservation and downtown development are key to Jefferson’s future. Along with the Jefferson County Economic Development Consortium (JCEDC) and the city administration, the Jefferson Chamber of Commerce is focused on supporting our family owned and large international businesses.
The North and South Industrial Park are home to a number of businesses including; American Weld Design, Carrico Aquatic Resources, Inc., Generac, Kendall Packaging, Milwaukee Delivery, Slewfoot Signs, Parkway Center, Remis Power Systems, Americold Logistics, LD Foods, Jefferson Current Electric, Peter Brothers Trucking, Koenig Concrete, United Drilling Co. and Anderson Machining Service.
Many of Jefferson’s earliest industrial and manufacturing companies are still here today. Nestle Purina PetCare, Arrow Inc., Foremost Buildings, Inc. and Wisconsin Plastic Drain Tile are major employers in our city.