Tomahawk is a City of 3,820 located in northern Wisconsin, in Lincoln County, at the southern end of the North Woods.  The City is located on Lake Mohawksin, which is formed by the Somo, Tomahawk, and Wisconsin Rivers.  Founded primarily as a logging City in the 1890's, Tomahawk now enjoys economic diversity with Harley-Davidson, Packaging Corporation of America, Northland Stainless,  Daigle Bros. Inc. and Louisiana-Pacific all operating manufacturing facilities in or near the City limits.

The City of Tomahawk operates a Water and Sewer Utility, Airport, Police Department, Parks Department, Senior Center, Library, Street Department, Fire Department, and City Hall.

The City is a Mayor-Council form of government led by Mayor Steven E. Taskay.  Nine alderpersons represent 3 aldermanic districts.