Parcel maps and parcel GIS data layers are essential to your project, so get the data you need. In 1994, St. Mary's Hospital Ozaukee opened. ‡This populated place also has portions in an adjacent county or counties, 'Challenger Abendroth beats Mayor Gietlow in Mequon,', 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1933,' Biographical Sketch of Louis G. Kieker, pg. [96][97][98], The city provides sewage disposal and water supply services for residents.[99]. [94], Mequon and the surrounding communities are served by Ascension Columbia St. Mary's Hospital Ozaukee. The district is governed by a seven-member elected school board, which meets on the third Monday of each month at 7 p.m. on the campus of Lake Shore Middle School. Mequon contains more than two dozen parks and hundreds of acres[clarification needed] of community parks and nature preserves operated by the city, and some operated by the county. Additionally, two pentecostal congregations — Christian Life Church[63] and the Assemblies of God-affiliated Restoration Church[64] — are located in the city. The city has some limestone deposits, including the Devonian Thiensville formation in north-central Mequon and the Silurian Little Menomonee River Reef District, which contains dolomite marine fossils. Mequon Community Park Mequon Community Park is a park in Wisconsin and has an elevation of 666 feet. Restaurantes cerca de Settlers Park Los restaurantes de esta zona son conocidos por la cocina Americana, Americana contemporánea, Italiana, Pescados y Mariscos y Asador. The name "Mequon" is thought to have come from the Native-American word "Emikwaan" or "Miguan," meaning ladle, referring to the shape of the river in the ar… [100][101][102] Ozaukee County Transit Services' Shared Ride Taxi is the public transit option for traveling to sites not directly accessible from the interstate. The coldest temperature ever recorded in the city was -40 °F (-40 °C), on January 17, 1982, also known as Cold Sunday.[33]. (12 acres) Parcel History. The university's Arnold H. and Vern L. Moeller Rare Books Room contains a collection of over 300 items dating from the 15th through 19th centuries, primarily related to the historical development of Lutheranism, including texts by Augustine of Hippo, Francis Bacon, Martin Luther and Philipp Melanchthon. View map of nearby restaurants, parks, and schools. As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 21,823 people, 7,861 households, and 6,406 families residing in the city. Little Menomonee Creek and the Little Menomonee River, which are tributaries of the Menomonee River, flow through western Mequon. Unlike some nearby cities and villages, the City of Mequon has large areas of rural and undeveloped land without sidewalks for pedestrian traffic. See the Walk Score of 5432 W Burning Bush Ln, Mequon WI. It is the site of the Isham Day House, a structure with historical significance. The city is located on the western shore of Lake Michigan, and the coastline is characterized by clay bluffs ranging from 80 feet (24 meters) to 140 feet (43 meters) in height with deep ravines where streams flow into the lake. [35] The per capita income for the city estimated at $64,530. See photos of 53097. This page contains a comprehensive directory of parks within the City of Mequon. Member - Brad Wojtek. As of 2015, the two institutions—both located in close proximity to Interstate 43—were among the largest employers in Ozaukee County. Restaurants near Settlers Park Restaurants in this area are known for American, Contemporary American, Italian, Seafood and Steakhouse cuisines. January is the coldest month in Mequon, with average high temperatures averaging only 27 °F (-3 °C), and lows averaging 11 °F (-12 °C). Stewardship Group: Cooperative effort with Historical Society and Landmarks Commission See the Walk Score of 12116 North Wauwatosa Road, Mequon WI. With growth came the risk that municipalities such as Thiensville or Milwaukee would try to annex land from the Town of Mequon, as happened to the Milwaukee County's Town of Lake in 1954 and Town of Granville in 1956. Acquired in 2006 in lieu of Park and Open Space Fees. In 1845, what would become the Lutheran Synod of Buffalo was organized in Freistadt. (35 acres) Parcel History. Nov. 23, 2020. [95] Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, Aurora Health Care, and Children's Wisconsin all operate clinics with urgent care facilities in Mequon. The city is also bordered by the Town of Cedarburg, City of Cedarburg, and Town of Grafton to the north; Lake Michigan to the east; the Village of Bayside, Village of River Hills, Village of Brown Deer, and City of Milwaukee to the south; and the Village of Germantown to the west. Some of the popular local menu items include Lobster Bisque Soup, Key Lime Pie, Old Fashioned, Baked French Onion Soup and Bloody Mary. The gender makeup of the city was 48.6% male and 51.4% female. Also known as the Vacheron Site, this was acquired by the City in 1990. About 1.3% of families and 1.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.2% of those under age 18 and 2.7% of those age 65 or over. The Ozaukee Interurban Trail continues north to Oostburg in Sheboygan County. Member - Monty Montgomery. The old rail line was converted into the present recreational trail in the 1990s. Despite being an incorporated city, approximately half of Mequon's land is undeveloped and agriculture plays a significant role in the local economy. Large mammals, including white-tailed deer, coyotes, and red foxes can be seen in the city. European trappers, explorers and traders used the Milwaukee River through the middle of what is now Mequon as a means of transportation. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.0% of the population. In the 21st century, there are more Lutheran churches in Mequon than churches of any other single denomination. Reservieren Sie jetzt auf OpenTable bei 18 Restaurants in der Nähe von Settlers Park. Much of the original forest was cleared to prepare the land for agriculture. Much of the coast has mixed gravel and sand beaches. The first Germans arrived in 1839, and in the 1840s Germans became the largest ethnic group in Mequon and Ozaukee County. With a 1957 population of about 7,500, Mequon incorporated as a city under the terms of Wisconsin statute 66.0215, also known as "The Oak Creek Law," which had been crafted to prevent suburban towns from being annexed by other municipalities.[24][25]. The Jehovah's Witnesses also have a Kingdom Hall in Mequon. [71][72], Unitarian Church North, a Unitarian Universalist congregation is located in northern Mequon, along Interstate 43. Below you … In 2009, Homestead was ranked by BusinessWeek magazine as the state's top high school. [13] In German, "Freistadt" means "Free City". The city continued to grow with the construction of Interstate 43 in the mid-1960s, making travel to Milwaukee easier. Many birds, including chimney swifts, great blue herons, and wild turkeys are found in the city. 23.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 16.2% were from 25 to 44; 34.1% were from 45 to 64; and 17.3% were 65 years of age or older. Would you like to download Mequon gis parcel map? [87], Mequon's public schools are operated by the Mequon-Thiensville School District, except for six square miles (16 km2) in the far northwestern part of Mequon that are served by the Cedarburg School District. Settlers Park is covered by the Thiensville, WI US Topo Map quadrant View map of nearby restaurants, parks, and schools. [10] While many Native people moved west of the Mississippi River to Kansas, some chose to remain, and were known as "strolling Potawatomi" because they were migrant squatters. In the city, the population was spread out, with 28.1% under the age of 18, 4.2% from 18 to 24, 22.9% from 25 to 44, 31.2% from 45 to 64, and 13.6% who were 65 years of age or older. [30][31], The city is located in the Southeastern Wisconsin glacial till plains that were created by the Wisconsin glaciation during the most recent ice age. Ozaukee County and the Milwaukee County Transit System run the Route 143 commuter bus, also known as the "Ozaukee County Express," to Milwaukee via Interstate 43. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.20% of the population. Mequon Ozaukee County, Wisconsin. The influence of the freethinker societies kept formal churches out of the village until 1919, when St. Cecilia Catholic Church was built.[17]. There is also a large tamarack swamp along the Little Menomonee River. Entre las especialidades locales más solicitadas de la carta, se encuentran Lobster Bisque Soup, Key Lime Pie, Old Fashioned, Baked French Onion Soup y Bloody Mary. Last Updated: 2020-Q3 Total Population: 23,111. [56] Other mainline Protestant congregations include the Presbyterian Church (USA)-affiliated Crossroads Presbyterian,[57] Mequon United Methodist Church,[58] and St. Boniface Episcopal Church.[59]. In 1840, a group of Old Lutheran immigrants from Prussia established Trinity Lutheran Church of Freistadt, the first Lutheran congregation in Wisconsin. Police Chief Patrick Pryor has served with the department since 1999. The area was originally inhabited by Native Americans, including the Menominee, Potawatomi, and Sauk people. [25], The Frank L. Weyenberg Library is a public library serving Mequon and Thiensville. Much of the community remained rural, while Thiensville developed as a market town along the local railway, providing services to the farmers. Algunos de los elementos más populares del menú incluyen Sopa de langosta, Pastel de limón, Antiguo, Sopa de cebolla francesa asada y Bloody Mary. There once were two Catholic Churches in the Mequon area: St. Cecilia Catholic Church and School in Thiensville and St. James Catholic Church and School in Mequon. [30], The region struggles with many invasive species, including the emerald ash borer, common carp, reed canary grass, the common reed, purple loosestrife, garlic mustard, Eurasian buckthorns, and honeysuckles. Mequon is the northernmost suburb with a significant Jewish presence. [54] Trinity (Freistadt) also operates a private school for students from kindergarten through eighth grade,[55] and the Missouri Synod operates Concordia University Wisconsin, one of eight campuses in its Concordia University System. Park and Open Space Sites Owned by Ozaukee County Park and open space sites owned by Ozaukee County in 2010 are shown on Map 15 and listed on Table 10. [23], The Town of Mequon experienced significant population growth during the suburbanization that followed World War II. Cemetery page showing maps, records, and images of headstones in the Old Settlers Rest Cemetery, Mequon, Ozaukee, Wisconsin, United States | BillionGraves Cemetery and Images. "Mequon" may have come from the Ojibwe word "Emikwaan" or "Miguan", meaning ladle, referring to the shape of the river in the area. Old Settlers Rest Cemetery, Mequon, Ozaukee, Wisconsin, United States. In addition to its collection of physical media, the library provides patrons with digital resources and meeting space. [14], In 1840, they built a log cabin church, which they named Trinity Lutheran Church. There were 7,861 households, out of which 38.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.8% were married couples living together, 4.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.5% were non-families. In the early 19th century, the Potawatomi had a village in present-day Thiensville located on Pigeon Creek, north of Freistadt Road. Sehen Sie sich Restaurantbewertungen, Fotos und Speisekarten an und finden Sie den idealen Platz für jede Gelegenheit. [89] The school's mascot is a Highlander. The council meets on the second Tuesday of each month in Mequon City Hall at 7:30 p.m. A full-time staff of unelected administrators manage the city's day-to-day operations. Scout Park: 12 acres (0.05 km 2) Nature preserve in eastern Mequon along the Milwaukee River. Contains a historic building and walking trail. The population density was 499.8 inhabitants per square mile (193.0/km2). An all-men's post-secondary theological school with a student body of approximately 125, the seminary trains pastors for the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod. Additionally, Mequon is home to two private Lutheran post-secondary institutions: Concordia University Wisconsin and Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary. In 2010, Ozaukee County owned nine such sites, encompassing a total of 860 acres, or less than 1 percent of the total area of the County. The oldest item in the collection is a 1487 edition of a commentary by Nicholas of Lyra. Each elementary school serves a different neighborhoods of the city. Four private homes are located between the sections of park. [93], Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary is also located in Mequon. Settlers Ridge HOA Board of Directors. [105] The Mequon-Thiensville Recreation Department conducts classes and programs for children and adults. Request a quote Order Now! Mequon is located at 43°13′27″N 87°57′36″W / 43.22417°N 87.96000°W / 43.22417; -87.96000 (43.224243, −87.960094), about 15 miles (24 km) north of Milwaukee and is part of the Milwaukee metropolitan area. See photos of 53092. Member - Thomas Charnota. The riverfront park would have two parts: Settlers Parks on the north and a second park area at Mequon and Cedarburg roads. Contains a walking trail and river access. Males had a median income of $72,762 versus $40,280 for females. [30], The Milwaukee River and its tributary Pigeon Creek flow through the eastern part of the city. Settlers Park Settlers Park is a park in Wisconsin and has an elevation of 650 feet. Meticulously and aggressively maintained, this historic treasure can now be yours. In 1983, Concordia University Wisconsin moved from its campus in Milwaukee to a newly acquired campus in Mequon. For every 100 females, there were 97.4 males. November 2020. [9] The Potawatomi surrendered the area of Mequon west of the Milwaukee River in 1833 through the Treaty of Chicago, which required them to leave the area by 1838. Joachim Heinrich Thien moved to the area in 1842 from Oldenburg, Prussia, and helped design a plan for the settlement that would become Thiensville. 20.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. See photos of 53092. Fire Chief David Bialk has served with the department since 2006 and oversees a staff of approximately sixty firefighters, EMTs and paramedics. The warmest month of the year tends to be July, when the high temperature averages 81 °F (27 °C), with low temperatures of approximately 59 °F (15 °C). See the Walk Score of 11010 Balsam Tree Court, Mequon WI. The Village of Thiensville is an enclave in central Mequon. See the Walk Score of 10948 North Essex Drive, Mequon WI. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 2.97. [43], Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary hosts a private library of primarily theological materials, containing over 50,000 print books and an archive of over 400 publications from a variety of Christian denominations. The 1839 Isham Day House is now a museum located in Settlers Park. Despite the growth of new industries, half of Mequon's land remains undeveloped and agriculture continues to play a significant role in the local economy. See the Walk Score of 10787 North Whitetail Court, Mequon WI. View map of nearby restaurants, parks, and schools. [19], In the 20th century, Mequon and the village of Theinsville developed a close relationship,[20] with a shared school district,[21] chamber of commerce,[22] and library. This site was donated to the City in 1967 subject only to the conditions that it be used for public park purposes and that children and pets be given unrestricted access. Member - Mitch Schilling U.S. Census Bureau estimated the median income for a household in the city in 2009–2011 to be $106,647, and the median income for a family to be $124,422. Settlers Park is situated in Mequon, close to Mequan City Hall. [68] Additionally, Mequon is home to the Ovation Sarah Chudnow Jewish retirement community;[69] the Blane Goodman Funeral Service, LLC, which claims to be the Milwaukee area's "only Jewish funeral directors;"[70] and a Roundy's Metro Market with extensive kosher options, including Pas Yisroel bakery, Chalav Yisrael dairy, and a kosher fish and meat counter. The seminary owns a collection of rare antique books dating to the 16th through 18th centuries by theologians including Johann Wilhelm Baier, Abraham Calovius, Martin Chemnitz, Johann Gerhard and Martin Luther. In 2018, the library made 307,796 loans to patrons. [27] As of 2005, Mequon was the third-largest city in terms of land area in the state of Wisconsin. Settlers Park: 1.2 acres (0.00 km 2) Historical park just south of Thiensville along the Milwaukee River. 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