Community Profile

Shell Lake is a rural community of 1,300 people and is located in northwestern Washburn County, Wisconsin. The lake, Shell Lake, is a clear, clean lake and excellent for swimming, fishing, sailing, and relaxing. Shell Lake is a Fine Arts community with Shell Lake Arts Center providing "creative arts, education, and enrichment experiences for diverse populations of youth and adult learners."Theater in the Woods and music in the park at the Lakefront Pavilion for your arts entertainment; add Brickyard Pottery and Glassworks and you are enchanted with the works of Gallary-Artists and Craftspeople. There is Shell Lake Municipal Airport,Northwest ATV Trail system, which makes Washburn County a premier destination. Multiple loops throughout the county link theWild Rivers State Trail and create an ATV experience like no other. Museum of WoodcarvingShell Lake Public LibraryTown and Country DaysShell Lake Municipal Campground, and Red Barn Campground make for a thriving community. Shell Lake is the environment for establishing your business and to relocate your family.



Shell Lake Public Schools - School District of Shell Lake

  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College
    505 Pine Ridge Drive, Shell Lake, WI 54871

Health Care

  • Indianhead Medical Center
    113 Fourth Avenue, Shell Lake, WI 54871