Wisconsin Towns and Places
Ripon is in Fond du Lac County. Ripon like so many others is preserving its historic architecture. The towns people are restoring the downtown and are working to develop and revitalize the town’s economy . the Watson Street Commercial Historic District remains relatively unchanged, highlighted by turn-of-the-century brick commercial buildings. The commercial district is replete with retail, specialty shops, and service businesses., Ripon College, established in 1851, is now a national leader in liberal arts education.