Welcome to the Milan Area 
Below you’ll find information that’ll make your move to the region a smooth transition. Visit www.prairiewaters.com for more information on things to do, restaurants, local businesses events, community amenities and more!

Visitor and Relocation Guide

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Download and view the ONLY regional visitors and relocation guide in the four-county region. Guide includes information on city, county and state parks, fishing, hunting, shops, outdoor activities, healthcare, child care, education, housing and highlights our counties and communities. 


Houses for Sale

Area Realtors 

Child Care

The Milan area offers a wide variety of in-home childcare providers as well as area childcare centers that provide quality child care and accessible early learning in a warm, nurturing, and educational environment to meet the needs for children and families of the  surrounding communities. 


  • Newly renovated campus at the Elementary school in Appleton - Pre-k through 4th grades
  • Several early childhood programs offered, including Pre-K classes, Early Childhood Family Education, Prairie Playhouse Child Care
  • Excellent Athletics Programs, with several State qualifying teams including Robotics, Danceline, One Act Plays, Golf, Cross-Country
  • Wide Variety of Arts & Enrichment programs offered including Asset Builders, jazz and pep band, swing choir, FFA, Speech, Knowledge Bowl, Drama and several others
  • Youth and adult recreation and enrichment classes offered through Community Education
  • Several Career and Tech courses offered including Family and Consumer Science, Industrial Technology, Agriculture Education


In Milan, quality care is right around the corner. Our experienced Montevideo Clinic team is available to help you on Tuesdays from 9:00am—4:30pm. You can receive personal, friendly care and a full range of services.

Employment Opportunities

Our region has a wide-variety of hundreds of full-time and part-time jobs. Visit www.prairiewaters.com/employment for a full listing of openings.

Working Remotely 

Over the last several years, our region has worked diligently to bring the fastest fiber broadband internet to its communities. Providers: Mediacom