A Neighborhood Real Estate Guide to Cedarburg

Welcome to Cedarburg

About the Community


Known for its rich history and small-town charm, Cedarburg is a picturesque city located in Ozaukee County. This community, found just 20 miles north of Milwaukee, has a gorgeous downtown area full of local restaurants and unique boutiques. Cedarburg, home to just over 11,500 residents, is bordered by Grafton to its east and the Town of Cedarburg to its west, south, and north. Proximity to Interstate 43 and State Highway 60 allow for easy access to the surrounding areas.

The first settler in area bought land on the banks of Cedar Creek from the government in 1842. William Ludwig Groth built his cabin here and named it “Cedarburg,” meaning “castle of cedars.” Two years later, the city was officially named Cedarburg. Originally, the Cedarburg Grist Mill, the Cedarburg Woolen Mill, and the Cedarburg Electric Light Commission made up the economy of the community. Many of these original buildings are still standing and are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Today, the most common industries for Cedarburg residents include manufacturing and management.


Outdoor recreation opportunities and community events are abundant in Cedarburg. Over 140 acres of parkland are spread out over the 34 parks and have amenities such as hiking trails, playgrounds, and athletic fields.

The Ozaukee Interurban Trail crosses through the city and is great for bike rides and long walks. One of the most popular places in the summer is the outdoor Cedarburg Community Pool, perfect for water fitness and swimming. Cedar Creek runs through the city, providing canoeing, kayaking, and fishing opportunities. Cedarburg is known for its unique community events, especially the festivals that take place year round. Oktoberfest, Winter Festival, Wine and Harvest Festival, and Strawberry Festival are all very popular events in the city.

Cedarburg, Wisconsin is a charming community located just north of Milwaukee. Known for its historic downtown, unique shops, and picturesque landscapes, Cedarburg offers a peaceful and idyllic lifestyle to its residents. Whether you're looking for a cozy bungalow or a spacious farmhouse, Cedarburg has a range of housing options to suit your needs. Plus, its prime location near major highways and easy access to nearby cities make it a popular choice for commuters and families. Start your search for your dream home in Cedarburg today and discover all that this enchanting community has to offer!

Cedarburg Community Details





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Ozaukee County



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Cedarburg Public Schools

School District of Cedarburg, WI 9-12

Cedarburg High School

School District of Cedarburg, WI PK, K-5

Parkview Elementary School

School District of Cedarburg, WI PK, K-5

Thorson Elementary School

School District of Cedarburg, WI 6-8

Webster Middle School

School District of Cedarburg, WI PK, K-5

Westlawn Elementary School

Cedarburg Private Schools

Private School Cedarburg, WI PK, K-8

First Immanuel Lutheran School

Private School Cedarburg, WI PK, K-8

St. Francis Borgia School

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