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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

The Townsend town clerk will be out of the office the week of Feburary 26, returning March 5th.

Townsend road weight limits will go into effect Wednesday, February 7 at noon.

They may be pulled when weather permits


Town of Townsend


In accordance with Ordinance #1-93,

NO PARKING of any vehicle is permitted on roads in the Town of Townsend during the hours of 8:00pm and 8:00am from November 1, 2023 to April 1,2024

The Town Board will be meeting with Forest Service Coop regarding road on March 5 at 6pm at the Lakewood Administrative Building

Planning & Zoning Meeting

Tuesday, March 5, 2024 @ 5pm

Regular Town Board Meeting

Tuesday, March 12, 2024 @ 6pm


The town board will have an informational meeting regarding Boating Regulations and Water Sports on Saturday, March 16, 2024 @ 9am at the Townsend town hall



The Town of Townsend will have an informational meeting regarding the plans for an addition & renovation of the

 existing town hall.

Saturday, March 23, 2024 at 9:30pm

 at the Town Hall

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


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