Welcome to the Town of Vienna, Dane County, Wisconsin

About Vienna: It is a 36-square-mile geographic and governmental unit located in northern Dane County. Our north border is the Columbia County line, the east border is the Village of DeForest and Town of Windsor, the south border is the Village of Waunakee and the Town of Westport, and the west border is the Village of Dane and Town of Dane. We are conveniently located just north of Madison, home of our State Capitol. The Town population is estimated to be 1523 as of August 1, 2016.

Town Board Meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month at 7:00 P.M. at the Town Hall. Plan Commission meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of each month at 7:00 P.M. at the Town Hall.       

The Vienna Town Hall is located at the southwest corner of County Highways V and I.  Normal office hours are Monday - Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm with occasional closings due to meetings or trainings.



NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Public Test of the automatic tabulating equipment and the electronic voting equipment to be used at the Fall Primary on August 9, 2016 will be conducted on Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 9:00AM in the following Municipalities:

Town of Westport        Town of Springfield  Village of Waunakee   
5387 Mary Lake Rd     6157 CTH P             333 S Madison St        
Waunakee, WI 53597  Dane, WI 53529       Waunakee, WI 53597 


Town of Vienna

7161 County Rd I

DeForest, WI 53532



Any qualified elector who is unable or unwilling to appear at the polling place on Election Day may request to vote an absentee ballot. A qualified elector is any U.S. citizen, who will be 18 years of age or older on Election Day, who has resided in the ward or municipality where he or she wishes to vote for at least 28 consecutive days before the election. The elector must also be registered in order to receive an absentee ballot.  Proof of identification must be provided before an absentee ballot may be issued.

You must make a request for an absentee ballot in writing.

Contact your municipal clerk and request that an application for an absentee ballot be sent to you for the election. You may also submit a written request in the form of a letter. Your written request must list your voting address within the municipality where you wish to vote, the address where the absentee ballot should be sent, if different, and your signature. You may make application for an absentee ballot by mail or in person.

Making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail

The deadline for making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail is:
5 pm on the fifth day before the election, August 4th, 2016


Note: Special absentee voting application provisions apply to electors who are indefinitely confined to home or a care facility, in the military, hospitalized, or serving as a sequestered juror. If this applies to you, contact the municipal clerk regarding deadlines for requesting and submitting an absentee ballot.

Voting an absentee ballot in person

You may also request and vote an absentee ballot in the clerk's office or other specified location during the days and hours specified for casting an absentee ballot in person.


DEFOREST WI 53532 846-3800
VOTING HOURS: 8:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. M-TH
8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. FRI (August 5th)


The first day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office is: 
July 25th, 2016

The last day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk's office:
August 5th, 2016


No in-person absentee voting may occur on a weekend or legal holiday.

The municipal clerk will deliver voted ballots returned on or before Election Day to the proper polling place or counting location before the polls close on August 9th, 2016. Any ballots received after the polls close will be counted by the board of canvassers if postmarked by Election Day and received no later than 4:00 p.m. on the Friday following the election.



**Take Note: DeForest Times-Tribune published the incorrect hours of the Town of Vienna Town Hall office 


Town Facebook Page!

Recently, the town started a Facebook Page to better connect with residents and get information out quicker.  On the page, you will find road closings (that we are aware of), election information, and anything that needs to get out to residents quickly.  In the future, you'll find pictures of Vienna, and if you have any you'd like to share, send them our way!  We'll put them up with a short description and credit for who took the photo.  Like us on Facebook here:   https://www.facebook.com/Town-of-Vienna-801303599998806/?fref=ts



Disclaimer:  The information on this web site is provided as a service. Every effort has been made to provide accurate information; however, the Town of Vienna reserves the right to provide updated or revised information to correct any inaccuracies and this website should not be considered an official record of Vienna.








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