Mettingen is a municipality in the district of Steinfurt, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Mettingen is about 25 km east of Rheine and 20 km west of Osnabrück.
Villages close to Mettingen are Recke in the west, Neuenkirchen, (Lower Saxony) in the north, Ibbenbüren in the south and Westerkappeln in the east.
The founders of the textile company C&A, Clemens and August Brenninkmeyer, were born in Mettingen. Also Annika Suthe, participant of the 2004 Summer Olympics (javelin throw) was born there.