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 11,628 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.
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The City of Cedarburg has two large construction projects that will impact traffic on Highland Drive this year. Both projects will be taking place immediately adjacent to the Highland Drive bridge over Cedar Creek, near BMO Harris Bank. Click here for more information.
Ozaukee County is holding a clean sweep day on Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to noon at the Ozaukee County Highway Shop – 1221 Hilltop Drive in the Town of Cedarburg. Click on this link for more information.
The annual meeting of the Board of Review will be held on Monday, May 20, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall. Open books sessions with the Assessor will be held in the Assessors Officer at City Hall on Friday, April 26 from 8:00 a.m. t0 4:00 p.m. Please click here for more information.