Welcome to the Town of Exeter website in Green County, Wisconsin!
We are a diversified community blending rural residential lifestyle with active agricultural production. Estimated current population is 2,079 as of January 1, 2017.
It is our intention for the Web Site to be of a service to you and to help you know what is going on in the Town Government so that you may be a part of that. We also hope that this site will be a source of information and forms to help you access things better. We welcome your input and ideas.
Please keep in mind that the website is not an official posting site for the Town. The official 3 posting sites are located at the Town Hall, Pernot Lane and Christen Road. All information placed on the website as a courtesy.
Be sure to check out the Frequently Asked Questions tab for answers to your most asked questions!
Acceptable photo ID:
These are acceptable for voting purposes, and can be unexpired or expired after the date of the most recent general election (currently, the November 4, 2014 election):
- A Wisconsin DOT-issued driver license, even if driving privileges are revoked or suspended
- A Wisconsin DOT-issued identification card
- A Wisconsin DOT-issued identification card or driver license without a photo issued under the religious exemption
- Military ID card issued by a U.S. uniformed service
- A U.S. passport
- An identification card issued by a federally recognized Indian tribe in Wisconsin (May be used even if expired before the most recent general election.)
These photo IDs are also acceptable for voting purposes, but must be unexpired:
- A certificate of naturalization that was issued not earlier than two years before the date of an election at which it is presented
- A driving receipt issued by Wisconsin DOT (valid for 45 days)
- An identification card receipt issued by Wisconsin DOT (valid for 45 days)
- A photo identification card issued by a Wisconsin accredited university, college or technical college that contains date of issuance, signature of student, and an expiration date no later than two years after date of issuance. Also, the university, college or technical college ID must be accompanied by a separate document that proves enrollment.
- A citation or notice of intent to revoke or suspend a Wisconsin DOT-issued driver license that is dated within 60 days of the date of the election.
Welcome to the Town of Exeter
Extracted from the "History of Green County, Wisconsin" published by Union Publishing Company, Springfield, Ill. 1884; page 887:
Congressional township 4 north, range 8 east, of the fourth principal meridian, comprises the civil town, Exeter. It is bounded on the north by Dane county, on the east by the town of Brooklyn, on the south be the town of Mt Pleasant, and on the west by New Glarus. The town was organized in 1849.
The first man to make permanent settlement in this town and the county was William DEVIESE, coming in 1828. Other settlers who soon joined him were: John DOUGHTERY, Hollis CROCKER, Pierce BRADLEY, James SLATER, James HAWTHORNE,and Edward D. BEOCHARD.
The first birth was that of Louisa, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William WALLACE born 07 Aug 1830.
The first marriages were John CAMPBELL to Elizabeth DURGIN in 1843 and shortly after Dr. STEARNS married Charlotte DURGIN.
The first death of a white man was that of the miner BONER who was killed by McNUTT in 1828.