Population: 28,000 in M-T

T- just more than 1 square mile surrounded by M
M - 47 sq. mi - 4th largest city in state in land area
located 13 mi. N of Milwaukee
bordered on the east by Lake Michigan
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Recreation & Community Services
small neighborhoods, diverse shopping areas, wide open spaces
numerous parks and nature preserves - soccer parks, swimming pool, walking paths, fishing ponds, baseball diamonds, Ozaukee Interurban bike trail, Rotary River Walk
Frank L. Weyenberg library-14 member library system
Logemann Community Center
Mequon Nature Preserve - PiperPower Education Center
several retirement communities exist for independent and assisted living

Fun Before the Fourth
Gathering on the Green
Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
Menorah Lighting Ceremony


M-T School District serves approx. 4,000 students
3 kindergarten - 5th grade elementary schools
2 6th-8th grade middle schools
1 high school
Private schools - LC, Calvary Lutheran, Mequon Montessori,
MATC, Concordia, Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary

History
1830s the first settlers began to arrive Brink and Follett surveyed the land and designated Mequon
traders, trappers used the Milwaukee River with the Potawatomi and Menomonie tribes
John Henry Thien was a german immigrant who settled in Thiensville in 1842 and it was incorporated into a village in 1910
the Indian villiage was called Mequonsippi
Freistadt (free place) was founded with 20 families from Pomerania who were seeking religious freedom
They founded the first Lutheran church in Wisconsin in 1840
the town of mequon became a city in 1951
the driving force of immigrants were german and irish