Welcome to the Town of Manitowish Waters in Vilas County Wisconsin!
The Manitowish Waters area is the ideal spot to "get away from it all." Located in Northwestern Vilas County in Wisconsin's Northwoods, Manitowish Waters is known for its quiet, less stressful surroundings perfect for a family vacation, reunion, romantic getaway, hunting or fishing excursion, or leisure day trip.
Xcel Energy has rescheduled their in-person Open-House for Thursday, January 26th, 2023, to seek Community input regarding the Boot Lake – Chain O Lakes (Manitowish Waters) Transmission Line & Substation Project.
Thursday, January 26 @ 5:00-7:00pm
Winchester Town Hall
7228 Hwy W
Winchester, WI 54557
December 23, 2022 ~ Closing @ Noon
December 26, 2022 ~ Closed
December 30, 2022 ~ Closing @ Noon
January 2, 2023 ~ Closed
Regular Office Hours: Mon-Fri ~ 10:00am – 1:00pm
Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing on the Proposed 2023 Budget for the Town of Manitowish Waters, Vilas County, Wisconsin, will be held at the Town Hall, 5733 Airport Road on Tuesday November 10, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. The proposed budget in detail is available for inspection in the Clerk’s office at the Town Hall from 10:00 a.m.
Boulder Junction, Presque Isle, Winchester and Manitowish Waters
Who: You, the members of the communities we serve!
Where: North Lakeland School, 12686 Cty Hwy K, Manitowish Waters
When: 5:30pm on Tuesday,
The water level in the Chain above the dam will likely decrease from its current level and reach 8’0″ sometime shortly before October 1st.
Then beginning on October 1st, the level will be drawn down from 8’0″ to reach the final winter level on or before October 31st.
The Transfer Station is located 1/2 mile north of beautiful downtown Manitowish Waters at 217 Hwy W.
Call the Transfer Station for more information on how to recycle: 715-543-2366
CLOSED HOLIDAYS (Except Memorial Day and Labor Day)
Individuals that are interested in acquiring an annual pass for unlimited access to the brush pile, may stop in the Town Offices and obtain a pass for $50.00 for the year from the date of purchase.