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Mercer is a town in southern Iron County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,732 at the 2000 census. Mercer identifies itself as the "Loon Capital of the World" in order to promote tourism. This is based on a wildlife study that found Mercer had the highest concentration of common loons in the world. In front of the Mercer Chamber of Commerce's information center, there is 16-foot (4.9 m), 2,000 pound statue named "Claire de Loon". In addition, Mercer hosts an annual "Loon Day" festival which features a large arts and crafts fair, live music and a Loon Calling contest.