The community of Platteville is located amidst the “Driftless Region” of Southwest Wisconsin. A visit to Platteville is not complete without a trip to the “World’s Largest ‘M'”, a landmark on a mound outside of the city, or a stroll through the eclectic variety of shops and restaurants that are available in the historic downtown district. Fifteen city parks, the Veterans Honor Roll Memorial, a family aquatic center, walking paths and more can be found throughout the community. The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is a four-year institution and boasts being the fastest growing UW-system school; adding more diversity and culture with each fresh class of students. Platteville is rich with history as it was home to the first state College, Rountree Hall, as well as is near to where the First Territorial Capital was established in 1836. No matter what your interests are, Platteville is sure to entertain.