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Welcome to Townsend, WI

The Town of Townsend was built along a military rd in 1864.  It was originally named Johnson Siding and later, along with Lakewood, became known as the Town of Wheeler.  The Town was named Townsend in honor of the man who drove the first railroad spike here and established April 4, 1916

Townsend board budget meeting

Monday, October 2 @ 9:30am

Planning & Zoning Meeting

Tuesday October 3, 2023 @ 5pm

Board Meeting

Tuesday, October 10, 2023 @ 6pm

Get your annual DNR burning permit by completing the online application here or by calling 1-888-WIS-BURN (947-2876). 

Townsend Recycle/Brush Site

Village View Rd

adjusted hours

Saturday, Sunday, Monday

9am - 3pm

Wednesday only

 11am – 5pm 

June 7 thru November 1, 2023

New Fees will begin July 15, 2023

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Need a new fire number?  Contact the clerk at or 715-276-6856.  $15.00 for the fire number, $5.00 for the post

Road issues...please call 715-276-1801, leave name, phone # and describe the situation.

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