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.

Annual Meeting of the Electors

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 @ 6pm

Townsend Advisory Committee meeting

Monday, April 26, 2021 @ 6pm

everyone welcome 

Open House & Public Hearing for the Comprehensive Plan Amendment

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

4-4:30 and 4:30 - 5pm

Regular Board meeting

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 @ 6pm

Red Cross Blood Mobile

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 11am - 4pm

DO NOT FILL IN THE SHORE OF THE LAKE WITH BEACHES OR RIPRAP  It may be illegal to do so without the proper permits and can result in civil forfeitures  It can destroy native fish/wildlife habitat and vegetation  It may lead to decreased water quality of the lake  Possible violations are as follows o 30.15(1)(d)- $767.50 (per day) o 281.36(3b)(b)- $1597.50 (per day) Questions? Please call the waterway/wetland information line 608-267-3125 Wisconsin Department of Natural Resourc

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Any road issues, please contact the Hwy Maintenance crew at


Need a new fire number sign?  Contact the clerk at townsend54175@gmail.com or call 715-276-6856.  A double sided sign is $15.00 and the pole to mount is $5.00.

General guidelines regarding garage sale, political, real estate and other temporary signs

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