Madison, WI Awards
Madison, WI has received several national awards in various categories. Here are some notable examples:
America's Best State Capital - In 2021, Madison was named the best state capital to live in by WalletHub, which analyzed factors such as affordability, quality of life, education, health, and safety.
Best Places to Live - Madison has been included in several "best places to live" lists over the years, including ranking #4 on Livability's 2020 list of Top 100 Best Places to Live.
Bike-Friendly Community - Madison has been recognized as a bike-friendly community by the League of American Bicyclists, which awarded the city a platinum rating, the highest possible, in 2020.
Tree City USA - Madison has been designated as a Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation for over 40 years. This recognizes the city's commitment to urban forestry and its efforts to maintain and expand its tree canopy.
Sustainable City - Madison has received several awards for its sustainability efforts, including being named one of the Top 25 Sustainable Cities in the United States by the Sierra Club in 2018.
Foodie Destination - Madison has been recognized as a foodie destination by various publications, including being named one of the "Top 10 Foodie Cities in America" by Livability in 2019.
These are just a few examples of the many national awards and accolades that Madison, WI has received!