Fontana

42.5514° N, 88.5752° W

Welcome to Fontana

A waterfront village full of natural wonder
 
Fontana is a peaceful village nestled on the western shores of Geneva Lake and is a highly sought-after location for its direct lake access, waterfront properties, and welcoming atmosphere. 
 
Long ago, Fontana was the home of Native Americans. Today, it is an incredible destination for those who love an active and adventurous lifestyle and want to live along the luxurious estates lining the lake. Fontana boasts small-town charm surrounded by the beauty of Mother Nature; however, the community is a short commute away from Milwaukee and just a few hours from Chicago, making it easy to access city amenities and conveniences. Fontana is the perfect place to call home in Wisconsin. 
 

What to Love

  • Central location close to major cities
  • Excellent area schools
  • A charming, small-town feel 
  • Numerous local events throughout the year
  • Home to the Fontana Farmer’s Market and Fontana Beach
 

Local Lifestyle

Being a Fontana resident means being surrounded by nature. Locals love and appreciate their community’s close connection with the outdoors and can be found enjoying pleasant walks through nearby trails or taking on the slopes for an afternoon of skiing. 
 
Fontana is a wonderfully maintained, walkable town where residents enjoy a spacious community with suburban amenities. Fontana boasts many local businesses perfect for finding unique items, vintage products, and high-quality apparel that changes with the seasons. Fontana caters to a wide range of lifestyles and welcomes everyone. Its tight-knit community is seen through its widely-successful events and festivals, which boast a great number of attendees eager to socialize with their neighbors and loved ones. 
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

A short drive from Fontana and hugging the shores of Lake Geneva on the eastern side is Studio Winery + Geneva Lake Distilling. This popular locale carefully creates elegant and delicious wines on-site. They provide tastings, specialty cocktails, and live music on the weekends.
 
Avani Spa provides a full-service therapeutic experience for all who enter its zen-like atmosphere. This classy spa focuses on improving well-being, health, beauty, and relaxation through a wide array of massages, facials, and other premium services. 
 
A favorite fine dining restaurant near Fontana is Cafe Calamari, located on the northern shore of Lake Geneva in Williams Bay. This Italian eatery is known for serving a bold menu of fresh seafood and mouthwatering steaks. 
 
Fine dining has never been better at Hunt Club Steakhouse, a premier restaurant nestled inside an iconic mansion between Geneva and Como Lake. While there, you’ll have your choice of signature cocktails and delectable entrees.
 

Things to Do

Fontana provides its residents with a plethora of exciting, thrilling, and fun activities. When they aren’t spending the day in nature, they can be found partaking in a pleasant tour of Lake Geneva and its historical sights on the Lake Geneva Cruise Line nearby. 
 
Golfers flock to Abby Springs, a beautiful country and golf club located along the shores of Geneva Lake. This exclusive club boasts a luxurious atmosphere with a host of facilities and amenities for its members and their families, including a challenging 18-hole course, fitness centers, and tennis and golf lessons. Despite its exclusivity, Abby Springs welcomes everyone and invites them to share in their traditions.
 
Those that enjoy the nightlife head to Kimkasi Pub, an upscale bar famous for its welcoming atmosphere and friendly staff, who treat every guest as though they are family. The pub offers seasonal drinks and is an ideal spot for late-night entertainment. 
 
Fontana boasts an astounding fireworks display on Independence Day. Residents can watch the fireworks on land, on the water, or at Fontana Beach, the area’s public beach.
 
 
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Overview for Fontana, WI

4,965 people live in Fontana, where the median age is 48.8 and the average individual income is $41,794.38. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

4,965

Total Population

48.8 years

Median Age

Low

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$41,794.38

Average individual Income

Around Fontana, WI

There's plenty to do around Fontana, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

26
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
6
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Lake Geneva Cannery, The Frosty Moose, and The Gathering Grounds Coffee Shop.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 4.88 miles 10 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining · $ 2.65 miles 41 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining · $ 1.96 miles 4 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.32 miles 4 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 4.9 miles 108 reviews 4.7/5 stars
Dining 3.86 miles 20 reviews 4.7/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Fontana, WI

Fontana has 2,125 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Fontana do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 4,965 people call Fontana home. The population density is 147.69 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

4,965

Total Population

Low

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

48.8

Median Age

47.23 / 52.77%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
2,125

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$41,794.38

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

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