Welcome to Prairie du Chien, WI

Welcome to the City of Prairie du Chien’s official government website: your source for information on city services, departments, programs and much more.

We are committed to providing all citizens with timely and accurate information regarding the services of our city government. Please take some time to explore this site to learn more and connect with the employees and other resources that can help you.

Prairie du Chien City Hall is located at 214 East Blackhawk Avenue in historic downtown Prairie du Chien (population 5,506). City government policy is managed by the Mayor, eight elected Aldermen and a City Administrator. City offices operate in conjunction with the governing body to keep day-to-day operations running smoothly. The city provides water, sanitation, and recycling services.

The Prairie du Chien Police Department has full-time officers trained and organized to serve and protect the community. The County maintains a state of the art enhanced 911 communication center to handle police, fire and emergency calls.

Firefighting and emergency services are managed by the Prairie du Chien Fire Department, with a Fire Rating of three. It consists of the Fire Chief and 25 skilled volunteers. The department is well-equipped and prepared to handle a variety of emergency situations. It has the latest fire-fighting equipment and operates in conjunction with the Town of Prairie du Chien and Bridgeport Fire Departments for optimum protection of the community and its residents.