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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In person absentee voting hours will be anytime during regular office house Thursday’s 12:00 (noon) – 6:00 p.m.  And by appointment Tuesday October 27th 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Additional hours are available other days by appointment. Call 715-462-9271



          The Town of Round Lake is looking for individuals who are interested in serving on the Town Board. Interested individuals should submit a brief letter of intent outlining their background and/ or qualification to the Town Board at 10625 N County Road A, Hayward WI 54843. Deadline for consideration is Friday October 30th, 2020.



Road Closure Notice

The US Forest Service is tentatively planning to begin replacement of the bridge over the Little Moose River on FR 174 the last week of August. Once closed , the contractor will have 30 days to reopen road. The contract completion date is 11/13/2020




 November 3, 2020 General and Presidential Election


Once again the Town of Round Lake will be taking all precautions to ensure the safety of voters and poll workers.

Absentee Ballots are encouraged and can be obtained through   MyVote.wi.gov 

https://myvote.wi.gov/en-us/  is for use by anyone wishing to request an absentee ballot  – there is no requirement to request an Absentee Ballot – anyone can do so.  

There will be a drop box located at the Town Hall for anyone voting absentee to return their ballots directly vs. by a mail.



In person Voting will be by Machine only – each voter will be given a new pen/ combination stylus  which can be  used to sign the poll book and than use the stylus to vote on the machine.  


Social distancing will be maintained – the public is urged to cooperate with 6 foot requirement.  You are to check in – vote and leave the Polling place immediately . Please help us ensure the safety of everyone voting and our dedicated poll workers by wearing a mask.


Entrance will be through the front door Only and exit by side/back door.  Stringent Sanitation of voting area and all surfaces will be maintained though out the election.

Only two voters will be allowed in the hall at any one time – as to limit contact with others and maintain required 6 feet distancing.

   If you have any questions or need assistance with obtaining an absentee ballot please contact the town office.


Thank you for your cooperation

Kathy McCoy – Clerk


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.