The Town of Townsend was built along a Military road 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.

Hello all!

It is hard to imagine that the winter is upon us!! I would like to also throw in the Townsend Tree Lighting information... 


We will gather on December 1st around 4:00pm.  There will be activities for kids.  At 4:30, we will have a puppet show about Christmas and around 5:00 we will gather for carols and Hot Chocolate, popcorn and snacks.  It is so nice to gather together and celebrate the beautiful Christmas season!


Townsend will also encourage outdoor decorations and plans to have a contest throughout the area.  To register for the contest, see the Town Clerk or visit the web site.  There will be a list of participants and anyone who would like to help with the judging will be given a list of the participants.  It is a great way for the family to drive around and "check out" the various Christmas landscapes!


Spread the word!


6pm Townsend Town hall

Public Budget Hearing at 6pm followed by a Special Town Meeting of the Electors.

Regular Town Board meeting will follow

Dec 02, 2019


Red Cross Blood Mobile

Townsend Town Hall

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Tree down across the road??

Contact the Hwy Maintenance crew at 715-276-1801 and give them the location.  They'll be out ASAP

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, 2019 to April 1, 2020

To contact the Northern Oconto County Community Officer,

Jim Plotkin,

Call 920-834-6900 or 


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