Explore Mayville - Gateway to the Horicon Marsh!I
Mayville, located on the Rock River, is five minutes northeast of the Horicon Marsh on Hwy 28/67. The population was 5,154 at the 2010 census.
Experience a pleasant, welcoming community with unique shops, services, restaurants, and inns. Explore our rich history at museums featuring Mayville's iron mining and wagon factory heritage. Mayville is a paradise for outdoor, sports and naturalist activities. Access the Rock River in several locations with canoes and kayaks, enjoy biking, hiking, and cross country skiing in our parks and in the Horicon Marsh.
We welcome you to a beautifully groomed golf course and an outstanding Fitness & Aquatics Center. Mayville presents July Fire Works, the August "Race the Rock" Canoe Regatta and Audubon Days Festival September 29-October 2, 2011. Our website Events Calendar lists many other community events.
The beautiful historic Main Street of Mayville offers a unique blend of specialty shops, such as yarn, quilt, clothing, jewelry and gift shops. Restaurants span from the fine dining at the Audubon Inn to ethnic dining such as celtic and chinese, as well as subs, pizzas, and burgers. We take pride in our history, as you will see in our Limestone School Museum and John Hollenstein Wagon & Carriage Museum.
For outdoor entertainment, we have birdwatching, camping, hiking, golf, parks, and more. Our fine motel, three B&Bs and historic inn provide you with excellent lodging options. Plus, excellent schools, insurance, investment, beauty shops, banks, bowling, sports bars, gas stations, and a grocery store make Mayville a wonderful place to live, too.
Mayville is home to several large manufacturing facilities, including plants operated by TAB Products, Mayvile Die and Tool, Mayville Products Corporation, Metalcraft, Mayville Engineering Company, Affiliated Products, RCI Engineering and Gleason Reel, a subsidiary of Hubbell Corporation. Dairy farming and other agricultural activities also comprise an important part of the local economy.