Wisconsin Towns and Places

Fond du Lac

Fond du Lac  is in the Lake Winnebago Region of the state. The Fond du Lac River flows through downtown and into  Lake Winnebago, a shallow fresh water lake, the largest lake entirely within the state. The city had been part of the Winnebago Nation until much of the region was bought in the 1830s. The city hosts a variety of historic buildings and a wonderful park. The surrounding county is replete with rolling hills, rich green lands and the waters and towns surrounding Lake Winnebago, including part log the Niagara Escarpment on its east side.