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Living in Capitol Madison

Capitol is the most walkable neighborhood in Madison with 23,520 residents.

Capitol has good public transportation and is a biker’s paradise.

Nearby neighborhoods: South Campus, Greenbush, Bay Creek, Tenney-Lapham, Vilas, Marquette and Bram's Addition.

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Walk Score of Capitol, Madison, WI

Capitol is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Capitol Square

Photo of Capitol Square in Capitol, Madison

Capitol Square

Daily errands do not require a car in Capitol Madison.

Capitol is the most walkable neighborhood in Madison with a Walk Score of 92.

Find apartments in Madison's most walkable neighborhoods: Capitol, South Campus and Vilas.

Capitol Madison Apartments for Rent

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Rental info for Domain in the Capitol area
from $905
Studio
Walk Score 98
Rental info for Towers on State in the Capitol area
from $840
1 bed
Walk Score 97
Rental info for 212 N. Bassett St. #112, Madison in the Capitol area
$1,300
Rental info for 313 Frances St. - #207 , Madison in the Capitol area
$1,360

Capitol Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Capitol to other Madison neighborhoods.

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Name

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Population

1 Capitol 92 61 97 23,520
2 South Campus 90 62 99 3,844
3 Vilas 82 54 93 1,980

Eating & Drinking

There are about 223 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Capitol.

People in Capitol can walk to an average of 21 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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The Old Fashioned

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Brocach Irish Pub & Restuarant

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Transit Score of Capitol, Madison, WI

Capitol has Good Transit

Many nearby public transportation options. Find Capitol Madison apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Capitol has good public transportation and about 27 bus lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Capitol on public transit.

Bike Score of Capitol, Madison, WI

Capitol is a Biker’s Paradise

Daily errands can be accomplished on a bike.

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Lawn of the Capitol

Photo of Wisconsin State Capitol Tour in Capitol, Madison

Wisconsin State Capitol Tour

Photo of Wisconsin State Capitol Tour in Capitol, Madison

Wisconsin State Capitol Tour

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Fine Italian Beef and Sausage

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Light Pole

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Dairy showcase

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Music on the Square

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Grilled cheese stand

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Wisconsin State Capitol Tour

Photo of Wisconsin State Capitol Tour in Capitol, Madison

Wisconsin State Capitol Tour

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Wisconsin State Capitol Tour

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The State Historicla Museum

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Bus Shelter

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