Settled in 1844 and incorporated in 1905, the Village of Mukwonago lies in both Waukesha and Walworth counties. With a population of just under 8,000 residents, it was recently voted the 3rd best place to raise a family in Wisconsin. The Village is governed by a Village President, 6 trustees, and a Village Administrator.
The Chamber of Commerce is a local organization of businesses focused on promoting the business and community of Mukwonago.
The Mukwonago Times is published on Thursday and is a free paper for the community, available on news stands. The newspaper provides local news, events and high school sports coverage
Located in the heart of downtown Mukwonago, the Mukwonago Museum was first established in 1967 and includes the Red Brick House. Built in 1842 by original Mukwonago settler Sewall Andrews, the home has been restored to a lovely Victorian house. It is now the headquarters of the Mukwonago Historical Society and is an important repository for local history documents and artifacts.