Welcome to the Town of Round Lake, Wisconsin

About Our Town

The Town of Round Lake was created in 1913 from detached portions of the then existing Towns of Hayward and Lenroot. The first town meeting was held on July 7, 1913.

Much of the town’s development is centered on the lakes and rivers. The Town of Round Lake is home to individuals who support local tourism, the recreation industry, its northwoods character and natural beauty. The town covers approximately 76,800 acres of land area of which approximately 80 percent is forest. The town has an abundance of surface waters in lakes, ponds, rivers and streams. In all, the town has 140 miles of shoreline, covering approximately 5,780 acres, and 70 miles of rivers and streams. The town boasts a large number of rich wetland areas.


The Town of Round Lake is located in the northwest part of the state in Sawyer County, Wisconsin. The town shares municipal borders with six towns and one county:

  • Town of Chippewa (Ashland County)
  • Town of Hayward
  • Town of Hunter
  • Town of Lenroot
  • Town of Spider Lake
  • Town of Winter
  • Ashland County

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Town of Round Lake

Recycling Center is open on Saturday’s : Hours are 8:00a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (noon)

                                      And Memorial – Labor Day Wednesdays: Hours 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (noon)


  • The center is limited to drop off only.
  • Attendants will be on duty for monitoring only.
  • You must deposit your own garbage and recycling without assistance.
  • A cash box is available (exact fee only $4.00 per bag) – no change will be available.  You can punch your card with the available punch if desired.
  • Proper 6 feet social distancing must be maintained! The wearing of a mask is encouraged. If you have any questions please call the town office 715-462-9271.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Quick Links


10625N County Rd A
Hayward WI 54843
Phone/Fax: 715-462-9271
Email: town@townofroundlakewi.org

Office Hours are on Thursdays 12:00 pm (noon) – 6:00 p.m. and other times by appointment.

Town Board Meetings are held the Second Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm. Land Use Plan Commission Meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month at 6:00 pm. All meetings are held at the Town Hall located at 10625 N County Road.