City Hall Temporarily Closed: Mineral Point City Hall will be temporarily closed to the public effective Thursday, March 19 at 9:00 a.m., with the exception of voting activities.   For voter registration, please call City Hall and we will email a form to you with instructions.   For Absentee voting, you may request a ballot at myvote.wi.gov or you may in person vote by appointment only, starting March 23rd.   All City departments will continue to provide essential services to residents while limiting in-person interaction in efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Staff will be available to answer phones and respond to emails during the regularly scheduled hours of 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Most business can be conducted electronically via email at [email protected], [email protected], or by phone (608) 987-2361.   A drop box is also available outside City Hall to drop off utility payments, dog license applications, etc.   City officials are taking these steps as a precaution and for the health and safety of staff and the community. Feel free to contact City Hall at (608) 987-2361 with any questions, comments, or concerns. The City of Mineral Point would like to thank you for your patience and understanding.

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City History

Mineral Point Profile

European settlers arrived in Mineral Point around 1827, making Mineral Point the third oldest city in Wisconsin. The driftless area became the mining destination for zinc and lead up until the early 20th century. In 1836, Mineral Point hosted the  inauguration of the first Territorial Governor, Mr. Henry Dodge appointed by President Andrew Jackson. Many famous people have come from Mineral Point including David William-Hutchison (Major General in the US Air Force), Jack Enzenroth (Major League baseball catch), Allen Ludden (American t.v. personality / game show host), and Bruce Howdle (ceramic artist and muralist), as well as many other artists.

There are also many historic places to visit including Mineral Point Railroad Depot Museum, Orchard Lawn, and Pendarvis.

For Further Information about joining community organizations or learning more about the City of Mineral Point visit the following site:

Mineral Point Historical Society

Mineral Point Chamber of Commerce