City of Burlington

City of Burlington

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City of Burlington

A charming community full of history and new development

As you stroll through the center of historic downtown Burlington, smelling the sweet chocolate aromas flowing from the nearby Nestle factory, you’ll wonder what took you so long to get here. Burlington’s tight-knit community and all the history, charm and development are what make this big small town such a positive place to be.



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Average Commute Time

22 minutes

Property Tax Rate

$17.4 per $1,000

Residents + Tourists

The City of Burlington’s location along the White and Fox Rivers established the City as a commercial hub for western Racine County. The thriving community of over 500 businesses includes a variety of large industrial corporations, many family-owned retail and service businesses and diverse commercial retail and big box stores.

Rivers & Lakes

Our waterways offer kayaking, canoeing, boating, fishing, water skiing and water shows.

Historic Downtown

Walkable streets and parks along quaint shops, galleries, museums, restaurants, and historic architecture.

Year-Round Fun

Farmers markets, music festivals, seasonal fairs, and shopping.

Leading Employers

  • Advocate Aurora Health
  • Echo Lake Foods
  • Lavelle Industries
  • LDV
  • Nestle USA

Meet Your Neighbor

There is no weekend that goes by without an event or a festival for us to attend.

Tim and Claire Sullivan

Returned to Burlington to live and open a business in 2019

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Burlington News

More Racine County Communities

Greater Racine County (GRC) is an initiative of the Racine County Economic Development Corporation (RCEDC)  that highlights and promotes the many positive assets of Racine County for those who decide to take root in Racine County.

We encourage visitors to explore Racine County, stay a while, and enjoy our communities.

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