Economic Development

The City of Colby has a number of lots available in the City’s Industrial Park. Below is a map of the available lots. They are noted with acreage.  Utilities are available to all lots. The Industrial Park is located on County Rd N which intersects with State Hwy 13 in the City of Colby within 1 mile.

The price per acre of land in the Industrial Park is negotiable depending on type and value of improvements using this scale as a guide.

Improved Lot Assessed                               Price Per Acre

Up to $49,999                                                                    $800

$50,000 to $99,999                                                           $600

$100,000 to $149,999                                                      $400

$150,000 to $499,999                                                      $200

$500,000 and up                                                               $1

Purchaser must make the negotiated improvements to the lots within two (2) years or sell the lot back to the City of Colby for the original purchase price.

For more information, call the City Clerk at 715-223-4435 or contact her at 211 W Spence Street, Colby, WI  54421 during regular business hours, Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Colby Industrial Park - Clark County, WI 54421

Community Type:                     City
Industrial Park Address:           County Highway N
Total Acres in Park:                   31
Available Acres in Park:            17
Minimum Parcel Size (acres):      .56
Maximum Parcel Size (acres):   2.41
Zoning Code:                              Industrial

Park Features  

Adjacent Acres Available:    Yes
Protective Covenants:         No
Fire Insurance Rating:         5
Soil Borings:                        No
Flood Plain:                         No
Topography:                         Level
Foreign Trade Zone:            No
Development Zone:             No
Paved Street in Park :         Yes
Curb and Gutter in Park :    Yes

Utilities

Electricity:                             Xcel Energy
Water:                                   Municipal
Gas:                                      WE Energies
Sanitary Sewer:                    Yes
Storm Sewer:                        Yes
Fiber Optics Service:            No
Digital Switching:                  No
Purchase Cost (per acre):    Negotiable
Ownership:                           City
Realtor Listing:                     No
Last Update:                         May 2004

Adjacent Land Use       

Land Use (north):  Agricultural
Land Use (south):  Agricultural
Land Use (east):    Agricultural
Land Use (west):   Agricultural

Transportation

Nearest Commercial Airport:           Central Wisconsin-Mosinee
Distance to Commercial Airport:      38 miles
Nearest Local Airport:                      Taylor County-Medford
Distance to Local Airport:                 16 miles
Longest Local Airport Runway:         4,100 asphalt
Nearest Major Highway:                    South 13
Distance to Nearest Major Highway:    .5 miles
Number of Lanes:                              2
Rail Service:                                      Wisconsin Central Limited
Spur:                                                  No

Contact

James Schmidt

Mayor
P.O. Box 236 City, Colby, WI 54421
Tel: (715) 223-4435; Fax (715) 223-8835
Email: colbych@charter.net