Ottawa features natural gems like the Kettle Moraine State Forest and crystal clear Scuppernong Creek for fishing, canoeing, kayaking and swimming. Living in Ottawa you’ll have beautiful woods, creeks, ponds, lakes, campgrounds and recreation just minutes from your home. The setting is picturesque, unique, and tranquil. Homes in Ottawa come in a wide range of sizes, age, styles and architecture. The town covers 36 square miles and is located about 8 miles south of I-94 on Hwy 67. With a small housing stock, finding the right home in Ottawa may take a little patience, but well worth the wait. Building a home? There is plenty of vacant land in Ottawa.