Cedarburg blends historic charm with contemporary amenities

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 11,537 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!  Click here for You don’t wanna leave video

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Public Hearing - B-4 Text Amendment

2017-11-07 09:22:12

A public hearing will be held on Monday, November 27, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. before the Common Council to consider adopting an ordinance that would add “warehousing” as an accessory use in the B-4 Office and Service District.  Click here for more information.

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Interested in Running for Local Office?

2017-11-03 09:02:06

The office of Mayor and Council Members in the 1st, 3rd, 5th and 7th Aldermanic Districts will be on the April 3, 2018 Spring Election ballot.  Interested individuals may pick up a candidate packet in the City Clerk’s Office.  Nomination papers may be circulated beginning December 1 and are due in the City Clerk’s Office on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 by 5 p.m.  Click here for more information.

City Hall is closed on January 2 although the Clerk’s Office will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for acceptance of nomination papers only.

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Public Hearing - Variance Request - N63 W108 Washington Avenue

2017-11-03 08:59:42

The Board of Appeals will meet on November 30, 2017 to hear a request from First Church of Christ, Scientist at N63 W108 Washington Avenue for a variance to replace an existing sign.  Click here for more details.

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