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.

Regular Board meeting

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 @ 6pm

Spring Election

Tuesday April 6, 2021

Red Cross Blood Mobile

Monday, April 12, 2021 11 - 4pm

Annual Meeting of the Electors

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 @ 6pm

Effective immediately, the Townsend Recycling center will be able to recycle

#1 and #2 Plastic containers only!

Please place the other plastic items in the trash.

Thank you for your consideration

Any road issues, please contact the Hwy Maintenance crew at






Effective Friday, March 12, 2021, road limits will be posted for the town of Townsend in Oconto County.  Anyone violating these restrictions will be fined $500.00 for the 1st offense and $1000.00 for the second offense.  Please contact the Town Chairperson, Carla VanCamp, for the exception to the above restriction.

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