• Cedarburg blends historic charm with contemporary amenities

  • Cedarburg Fire Department
  • Cedarburg Library
  • Cedarburg Education Foundation
  • Cedarburg Festivals
  • Cedarburg Junior Womens Club
  • Cedarburg Foundation
  • Cedarburg Light and Water
  • Cedarburg Performing Arts Center
  • Cedarburg School District
  • 4-H
  • Cedarburg Police Department
  • Cedarburg Chamber of Commerce
  • Cedarburg Merchants Association
  • Cedarburg Cultural Center
  • Cedarburg Woman\'s Club
  • Cedarburg Garden Club
  • Girl Scouts of Manitou Council
  • Marine Corps League Detatchments
  • Boy Scouts
  • Cedarburg Artists Guild
  • League of Wisconsin Municipalities
  • GovEngine
  • Website Hosting
  • Lions

Welcome to historic Cedarburg – a small city in close proximity to downtown Milwaukee but with a character and a history a world away.

Located just 20 miles north of Milwaukee near Interstate 43 and Highway 60, the city has access to all that Metropolitan Milwaukee offers, but boasts its own award winning school system, seasonal festivals, visual and performing arts and thriving commerce activity. Recreation abounds in dozens of parks, bike trails, lakes and the nearby beautiful Lake Michigan shoreline.

With a population of approximately 11,500 residents, Cedarburg is a growing community that has successfully maintained rural characteristics but is close to national retailers, a regional hospital and industrial and office parks.

From its early beginnings in the mid 1800’s as a destination known for its mineral spring waters and bucolic setting along the banks of Cedar Creek, much of the charm of Cedarburg has not changed. German Immigrants used the native limestone to build homes, churches and stores, many of which are standing today. The stone is incorporated into municipal buildings, bed and breakfasts, museums and art galleries – which earned our main street a designation on the National Register of Historic Places.

Come see what Cedarburg has to offer – you won’t be disappointed!

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April 7, 2015 Election

The Spring Election will be held on April 7, 2015.  All residents of the City of Cedarburg vote at the Community Center, W63 N641 Washington Avenue.  The polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Residents must be registered in order to vote. Registration can be done at City Hall, Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 or at the polls on the Election Day.  Please bring acceptable proof of residence.

In-person absentee voting begins on Monday, March 23 and ends on Friday, April 3.  The hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  City Hall will be open until 5:00 p.m. on April 2 and April 3 for absentee voting and voter registration.  Ballots will be mailed out upon written request. Click here for an absentee ballot request form.

Voters may use the My Vote Wisconsin website to check the status of their registration, register to vote, review voting history, and check the status of their absentee ballot request.

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Public Hearing: Retail Auto Sales at W68 N954 Washington Ave

A public hearing before the Plan Commission will be on April 6, 2015 to consider a request from William Mrotek for a conditional use permit to sell autos at W68 N954 Washington Avenue.  Click here fore more information.

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Public Hearing - Vehicle Detailing Business

A public hearing will be held before the Plan Commission on April 6, 2015 (7:00 p.m.) to consider a request from Brett Welzen for a conditional use permit to operate a vehicle detailing business at W63 N143 Washington Avenue.  Click here for more information.

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