About This Place
Fountain City is a city in Buffalo County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The population was 983 at the 2000 census.
Fountain City was originally called Holmes' Landing, after Thomas Holmes, who settled there in 1839. Riverboats would stop at the landing to take on firewood, as well as water from springs not far from the river, leading to the name of Fountain City.
Fountain City is located at 44°7′28″N 91°42′34″W / 44.12444°N 91.70944°W / 44.12444; -91.70944 (44.124506, -91.709470), at the intersection of highways 35 and 95.