Community Mercer Area

Amazing times with colorful characters.

Today, Mercer is known for the natural beauty of its surroundings. Offering quiet, tension-free lifestyles for all ages. It has an excellent school system, a new library and renovated community building, legal and medical facilities and a strong retail base.

Mercer is in the heart of a vast, open country. No other area in Wisconsin provides more authentic wilderness, or greater abundance of virgin vacation land, than the lake area of Mercer.

Despite the hustle and bustle of many northern Wisconsin vacation destinations, the Mercer area remains peaceful and serene. It offers you a clean, fresh world, renewed with every change of season, here at the top of the state. Each year brings more Mercer history, we hope you will enjoy sharing a little
of our town’s past and present. We can provide all the conveniences so necessary to a successful family vacation.

Come visit Mercer, the Loon Capital of the WorldTM in the Heart of the Northwoods!

  • Over 200 lakes in Iron County, including the Famous 12,942 acre Turtle Flambeau Flowage
  • Over 100,000 acres in Iron County of clean water teeming with game fish
  • Nearly 400 miles of trout streams in Iron County
  • Over 220 miles of maintained and groomed snowmobile trails in Mercer
  • Over 100 miles of ATV/UTV trails in Mercer
  • 175,305 acres of County Forest in Iron County
  • Sand Beaches, cool forests, sun-filled days and brisk nights
  • Boating, kayaking, canoeing, swimming, hiking, biking, nature study, hunting, fishing, archery, golfing, and loon watching
  • Over 30 waterfalls within 50 miles of Mercer

The Magic of Mercer is all set in the natural beauty and serenity of the Wisconsin's True Northwoods Playground.

Transfer Station Hours

Winter Hours

Sept 5th - May 25th
CLOSED Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Loon Day and Labor Day 


Town Information

Mercer Town Hall
2657 W Railroad St.
Mercer, WI 54547

Trash Disposal
2533W Cty Rd J, Mercer, WI 54547

Sticker System-- Updated Garbage Drop Off


Mercer Fire/EMS
5271N Vaughn Street
Mercer, WI 54547
Non-Emergency : 715-476-3883
Emergency : 911

Mercer Post Office
5245 Lakeview Ave.
Mercer, WI 54547
M-F: 9:30am-1pm, 2:30pm-4pm
Sat: 9am-10am

Iron County Offices
300 Taconite Street
Hurley, WI 54534

Iron County Sheriff's Dept.
300 Taconite St. #226
Hurley, WI 54534
Non-Emergency: 715-561-3800
Emergency : 911


Mercer Sanitary District

5054 US 51
Mercer, WI 54547

Mercer Public Library
2684W Margaret St.
Mercer, WI 54547