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Racine County, Wisconsin
53403, 53404, 53405, 53406, 53177
First founded as a township in 1842, Mount Pleasant is now an incorporated Village (2003). With Village status Mount Pleasant protects its borders and can create TIF Districts that will permit significant commercial development in the STH 20 corridor west to I-94 along with sewer and water extensions.
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A diverse business community, hotels, restaurants, golf courses and a Lake Michigan coastline welcome you to southeastern Wisconsin. Mount Pleasant offers relaxation, family fun, friendly neighbors and a smart place to live and do business. From north to south, Mount Pleasant is making people sit up and take notice. Mount Pleasant attracts quality development, boasts a prosperous economic growth and a network of caring citizens. Welcome to our home. Whether you are here for a short visit or a long stay, we look forward to helping you make it yours.
The Village of Mount Pleasant offers the peace and serenity of village life, an ideal place to raise a family and a great place to call home. It is one of the fastest growing areas in this part of Wisconsin. Approximately 120 new homes are constructed annually at an average price of $ 180,420. Mount Pleasant has a total of over 9,500 residential living units with 10,500 tax parcels. The mix of residential, commercial and farmland makes Mount Pleasant diverse and economically stable
Finding Mount Pleasant is easy, with two major accesses along Interstate Highway I-94 conveniently located between metropolitan Milwaukee and Chicago on the western shore of Lake Michigan. Four major rental car operators are located in Mount Pleasant. Amtrak Rail offers speedy passenger service and the Belle Urban System provides you with economical, dependable, safe public transportation to many places, activities, and several shopping locales, as well as hospitals, educational facilities and museums. Batten International Airport is the largest privately owned, public-use, reliever airport in the United States providing services to corporate, business and private aircraft. The Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 838 operates an aviation museum on the grounds of Batten Airport. Billy Mitchell Field International Airport is only a 20-minute drive north, and provides both passenger and air freight service.
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Economy & Industry
Among the major industries in Mount Pleasant are the SC Johnson Waxdale plant, Johnson Diversey, Johnson Outdoors, Case New Holland Tractor Plant Putzmeister.
Ideal location, excellent access, progressive attitude, hometown feeling, established and new neighborhoods are the qualities that make Mount Pleasant a competitor in attracting new businesses and residents.
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The Village Hall is open from 8 am to 12 noon and from 1 pm to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. The Village Clerk's office is open during the lunch hour.
The average age of a resident in Mount Pleasant is 42.7 years.
Mount Pleasant is governed by a village board (President and six Trustees) elected to their positions on an at-large, part-time basis and who serve two-year staggered terms. The Board is responsible for formulating and acting on the general policies that guide its operations. In addition, the Administrator serves as chief operating officer, managing day-to-day activities and administering the policies set forth by the Board. Numerous commissions and committees, composed of civic-minded residents and business leaders who volunteer their time and expertise, study issues of interest and make recommendations to the Board.
Mount Pleasant Schools The Racine Unified School District
2220 Northwestern Ave.
Racine, WI 53404
General information: 262-635-5600
Serving the area east of Interstate 94 in Racine County. This includes the communities of the City of Racine, Wind Point, Caledonia, Mt. Pleasant, Elmwood Park, North Bay, and Sturtevant.