Community

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. The current population is 1,925.

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 World” TM in the Heart of the Northwoods!

  • 214 Lakes including the Famous 14,000 acre Turtle Flambeau Flowage
  • Over 125,000 acres of clean waters teeming with game fish
  • Nearly 300 miles of trout streams
  • 450 miles of groomed snowmobile trails
  • 250 miles of atv trails
  • 377,900 acres of forest land
  • 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
  • 15 waterfalls throughout Iron County

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

Transfer Station Hours

Summer Hours May 26th - Sept. 1st

Monday
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Tuesday
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Wednesday
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Thursday
Closed
Friday
Closed
Saturday
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Sunday
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Town Information

Mercer Town Hall
2657 W Railroad St.
Mercer, WI 54547
715-476-2403

Trash Disposal
2533W Cty Rd J, Mercer, WI 54547
Purchase bags at Town Hall, Lotter's BP, ICO Gas Station, Snow's Family Market

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
715-561-3375

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

Water/Sewer,
Mercer Sanitary District

5054 US 51
Mercer, WI 54547
715-476-3575

Mercer Public Library
2684W Margaret St.
Mercer, WI 54547
715-476-2366
MercerPublicLibrary.org

Electricity
Xcel Energy

800-895-4999

Natural Gas
WE Energies

800-242-9137

Telephone
CenturyLink

800-261-1691
ATT & Verizon work best in our area

Internet
CenturyLink
800-261-1691
Gogebic Range 906-842-3394