The most populous cities in area code 608 are: Madison, Janesville, La Crosse, Beloit, and Middleton.
Other cities in the 608 area code include: Monroe, Stoughton, Baraboo, Platteville, Tomah, Richland Center, Dodgeville, Portage, Sparta, Wisconsin Dells, Verona, Mauston, Montello, Reedsburg, Adams, Viroqua, Prairie Du Chien, Onalaska, Evansville, Sun Prairie, Edgerton, Sauk City, Hazel Green, Melrose, Avalon, Viola, Holmen, Hillsboro, Oxford, South Wayne, Arcadia, Orfordville, Alma, Boscobel, Darlington, Westby, Trempealeau, Camp Douglas, Cochrane, Briggsville, Galesville, Gays Mills, Deforest, Mc Farland, Waunakee, Oregon, Brodhead, Poynette, New Glarus, Spring Green, Wonewoc, Gratiot, Mount Horeb, Milton, Cazenovia, Cottage Grove, Westfield, Blair, Bangor, West Salem, Cambridge, Cross Plains, Mount Hope, Lancaster, Belleville, Necedah, Fountain City, Deerfield, Mazomanie, Black Earth, Warrens, Mineral Point, Clinton, Elroy, Albany, Loganville, Fennimore, New Lisbon, Argyle, La Farge, Coon Valley, Ettrick, Genoa, Woodman, Glen Haven, Brooklyn, Mindoro, Lodi, Shullsburg, Soldiers Grove, Kendall, Readstown, Bagley, Browntown, Blue River, Cuba City, Muscoda, Monticello, Belmont, Benton, Cashton, Stoddard, Lone Rock, Plain, Wauzeka, North Freedom, Norwalk, Ridgeway, Wilton, Ontario, Endeavor, Eastman, Merrimac, Chaseburg, La Valle, Ferryville, Steuben, Blanchardville, De Soto, Prairie Du Sac, Pardeeville, Potosi, Juda, Highland, Bloomington, Lyndon Station, Marshall, Arena, Cobb, Arkdale, Cassville, Montfort, Avoca, Hollandale, and Rock Springs.
Madison is the capital of the U.S. state of Wisconsin and the county seat of Dane County. As of July 1, 2015, Madison's estimated population of 248,951 made it the second largest city in Wisconsin, after Milwaukee, and the 84th largest in the United States. The city forms the core of the United States Census Bureau's Madison Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Dane County and neighboring Iowa, Green, and Columbia counties. The Madison Metropolitan Statistical Area's 2010 population was 568,593.
Janesville is a city in southern Wisconsin, United States. It is the county seat and largest city of Rock County and the principal municipality of the Janesville, Wisconsin Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 63,575.
La Crosse is a city in the U.S. state of Wisconsin and the county seat of La Crosse County. Lying alongside the Mississippi River, La Crosse is the largest city on Wisconsin's western border. The city's estimated population in 2014 was 52,440. The city forms the core of and is the principal city in the La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of La Crosse County and Houston County, Minnesota, with a combined population of 135,298. La Crosse is home to the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, Viterbo University, and Western Technical College. A regional technology and medical hub, La Crosse has received high rankings from some magazines in health, well-being, quality of life, and education.
The 608 area code lies within the Central Daylight Time Zone (or CDT). The current time in Central Daylight Time is 9:56 AM on Mar 22, 2023.