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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News and Alerts

Spring Election – Tuesday April 4th, 2023

Absentee Voting Information -Click for Link

Sample Ballot Spring Election April 4th, 2023 Click for Link


Town of Round Lake Weight Restrictions

Effective 12:01 p.m. (noon) on Monday March 20th , 2023, all vehicles operating on Town of Round Lake Roads in Sawyer County will be restricted to 6-ton gross vehicle weight. School buses and trucks hauling milk, fuel, and septic are exempt from the seasonal load limits.  A twenty-four (24) hour notice will be given if a change is necessary due to the weather.

/s/Rolfe Hanson Chairman



Oak Wilt Disease Informational Meeting Saturday March 25, 2023 

Location Town of Round Lake Town Hall located at 10625 N County Road A

Time 10-11 am

Oak Wilt Informational Meeting- Click Here For Link


Notice Sawyer County Animal Control 2023 vaccine clinics Dates:

March 24-2023 12pm (noon) – 6pm – Winter Fire Hall

March 25 -2023 9am – 2pm – City of Hayward Fire Hall



D.N.R. -Emerald Ash Bore Alert – Mosse Lake -Round Lake




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.  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.