Mineral Point Police Department Seeking Information: September 11, 2020   The Mineral Point Police Department has received a rash of complaints regarding the removal or destruction of campaign signs from private property.    The removal or destruction of property belonging to another is a crime.  The Police Department is actively pursuing those responsible.  Anyone with information on this or any other crime is asked to contact this department at 608-987-2313.   Robert P. Weier Chief of Police

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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