Communities of Washburn County

Communities of Washburn County

Washburn County is home to many charming communities, offering some of the best recreational opportunities as well as incredible amenities. Whether you're looking to visit for a day, a week or call this amazing area home, you're sure to find a community that's the perfect fit for you. 


Birchwood, also known as the Bluegill Capital of Wisconsin, offers incredible outdoor recreation options, especially for the angler in your family. Whether it's a resort or campground that you're interested in, you'll be sure to find the perfect place to stay. 

Long Lake/Sarona

Long Lake, well known as the Walleye Capital of Wisconsin, is a charming lake oriented community. The lake itself is 3,300 acres and stretches 19 miles, offering incredible amenities such as cabins and campgrounds, restaurants, and bait shops. 


If you're looking for a quiet community with excellent lakes and trails, look no further than Minong. Whether your looking for ATV or Snowmobile trails, this community is surrounded by them and the businesses welcome riders year round. 

Shell Lake

Shell Lake is a beach-front community with a whole lot of amenities. With a public beach, campground, playground, pavilion and more connected to the thriving downtown, you'll absolutely love your time visiting this community. 


The largest community in the county has one of the most diverse, authentic downtowns in Northwest Wisconsin. Not only that, but the attractions, lodging and dining are plentiful as well. It's really the perfect hub for your vacation in the area. 

Stone Lake

Home of the well-known Stone Lake Cranberry Festival, this charming community offers a variety of retail and dining options as well as access to some of Northwest WI's finest fishing lakes. Be sure to take a wander through this can't miss spot.


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