Historic Cedarburg was originally founded in 1842.There was a grist mill, lumber and woolen mills that served the area farms and farmers.This small city located in Ozaukee County has a close proximity to Milwaukee's downtown being just around 20 miles north.The approximately 11,500 residents and 6,000 Township residents share a lifestyle that includes award winning schools, an abundance of area parks for your leisurely recreation, not to mention all of the bike trails where you can take in the beauty of the surrounding countryside.One can also take part in the many seasonal festivals throughout the year.And you're never too far from the exquisite shoreline of Lake Michigan and all that it has to offer.
Driving through this diverse town, you'll notice many of the earliest buildings were constructed of native stone and still are standing today, including the original mill.Many of these stone structures have been carefully restored and converted with all the modern day amenities, but have maintained the character and unique charm of when they were first built.The preservation and restoration of many of Cedarburg's earlier structures and vintage buildings are controlled and encouraged by its City officials to retain the character that has become a part of Cedarburg's heritage.
Cedarburg's quaint downtown shopping area include many historical sites, antique shops, the Cedarburg Art Museum with a scattered array of fine dining, coffee shops, and Popcorn wagon you'll find located next to City hall and in front of RE/MAX United.
While Cedarburg has changed throughout the years, the city has tried to maintain the character that has made Cedarburg a destination City for those travelling from either the Chicagoland area or those travelers coming from the north in Minnesota.There is a variety of houses that make up either the City of Cedarburg or the surrounding township.The houses range from smaller older homes in town to larger new homes in recently developed subdivisions that can be found in the City as well as in the nearby township.
The surrounding countryside is composed of rich farmland which are protected by natural streams and forests. It's a destination know for its mineral spring waters and the beautiful setting along the banks of Cedar Creek.Located a few miles outside the city limits is Covered Bridge Park where you'll find its one of a kind covered bridge which still stands today, though you won't see any cars travelling through it.Cedarburg's busy main street has earned a place on the National Register of Historic Places.
There are a lot of reasons to call Cedarburg home and maybe this is where you will find it a good place to call it your home.
Westlawn Elementary School:Public district PK-5
Thorson Elementary School: Public district PK-5
Parkview Elementary School:Public district PK-5
Webster Middle School:Public district 6-8
First Emmanuel Lutheran Grade School:Private PK-8
St. Francis Borgia Grade School:Private PK-8
Covered Bridge Christian School:Private PK-12
Cedarburg High School:Public district 9-12