Village of Waterford

The Village of Waterford, located along the Fox River in western Racine County in southeast Wisconsin, historically served as the hub of commerce for the surrounding community. The Village, which supports a mix of industrial, manufacturing, retail and service industries, continues to benefit from its central location. Incorporated in 1906, the Village covers over 2 square miles and has a population of over 5,400 people. It is a community rich in small-town charm with large city opportunities. Located just 30 minutes from Racine, Kenosha and Milwaukee and one hour from Chicago and Madison, Waterford enjoys the best that both small town and big city has to offer.

    Recent Waterford News

    With infrastructure improvements completed and development plans in place, the Village of Waterford and a few of its local businesses are utilizing RCEDC resources to spur recent development activity.

    The Waterford Village Board approved a contract for $3.2 million from Reeseman’s Excavating & Grading LLC of Burlington for grading and infrastructure improvements of the Mercury Business Park.

    This program allows for structures that have owner occupied businesses within the boundaries of the TID district to apply for up to $75,000 in forgivable loans for building improvements such as façade upgrades, signage, landscaping and even interior

    On January 22nd the Village of Waterford will hold 3 groundbreakings for new developments all on the East side of the Village. Residents will be happy to know that the Dairy Queen Grill and Chill is among them. A new business park and condos will round out the groundbreaking adding new business tenants and residents alike. These projects will add an approximate value of $4.2 Millon to the Village.

    Pre-3 Set to Break Ground on 84 unit “Market Rate” Apartments valued at $8,400,000 in Waterford Waterford, WI – The Village announces the groundbreaking of The Cornerstone, an 84-unit apartment development east of 164, on Cornerstone Crossing. In his commitment…

    The Village of Waterford is a bustling exurban community of Milwaukee with a trade population of over 46,000. State Highway 36 connects Waterford’s population to the center of Milwaukee, placing it far enough from the city to retain its Wisconsin…



    RCEDC’s mission is to grow Racine County’s property tax base and by supporting business expansions, provide employment opportunities to Racine County residents. Over the last three years the RCEDC staff assisted 72 projects that, when completed, will result in 1,000’s of new full time jobs, and will substantially boost local property tax revenues. Your investment allows RCEDC staff to continue these positive efforts.


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