Verona_WI_post_office[1]Verona, WI

Verona is a city in Dane County, Wisconsin, in the United States and is a suburb of Madison. The population was 10,619 at the 2010 census. The city is located ten miles southwest of downtown Madison within the Town of Verona. It is part of the Madison Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The town was named for Verona, New York.  It was incorporated as a village in 1921 and as a city in 1978.

In 2006, Verona opened a new public library. The Prairie School-style facility has views of Badger Prairie Park. The land for the new building was negotiated as a trade with Dane County for the installation of water pipes in the park. All of the outside bricks as well as some brickwork inside the facility were donated by Epic Systems.

Epic Systems, a medical information systems company, is headquartered in Verona.

Verona is notable for being the hometown of current NHL players Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Phil Kessel and Colorado Avalanche right wing Jack Skille and former NFL players Aaron Stecker and Derek Stanley.

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