Marxville, Wisconsin

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Marxville, Wisconsin
Downtown Marxville
Downtown Marxville
Marxville is located in Wisconsin
Marxville is located in the United States
Coordinates: 43°11′28″N 89°39′35″W / 43.19111°N 89.65972°W / 43.19111; -89.65972Coordinates: 43°11′28″N 89°39′35″W / 43.19111°N 89.65972°W / 43.19111; -89.65972
Country United States
State Wisconsin
CountyDane County
275 m (902 ft)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)608
GNIS feature ID1569101[1]
The sign for Marxville

Marxville is an unincorporated community located in the town of Berry in Dane County, Wisconsin, United States.[1][2] The community is named after the Marx family, who settled in the community in the 19th century.

The Town of Berry newsletter wrote, "Marxville (formerly Halfway Prairie) served as the town's commercial center, boasting a store, several blacksmith shops and other establishments. Marxville is believed to be named after a German immigrant, Johann Marx, who, although not the area's first settler, was one of the largest landowners. The name is said to have been decided when the resourceful Mr. Marx showed up at the settlers' feast with a barrel of beer."[3]


  1. ^ a b "Marxville, Wisconsin". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Marxville, Wisconsin
  3. ^ "Town of Berry News, January 10, 2013" (PDF). Town of Berry. p. 5. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 September 2016. Retrieved 23 September 2016.