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Need to Absentee Vote? Any qualified elector who is unable or unwilling to appear at the polling place on Election Day may submit a request to vote an absentee ballot to their municipal clerk. Open the link to view instructions on how to absentee vote:  TYPE E November 2020-ABSENTEE BALLOT-ALL TOWNSHIPS

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Order of the Bayfield County Public Health Department concerning a Countywide Restriction on Public Gatherings to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19.  The Order is in effect Sept. 5, 2020 through Dec. 4, 2020.


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The State of Wisconsin, Office of the Governor Emergency Order #1, in effect August 1, 2020 through September 28, 2020.

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Please read this message from your County Board Supervisors about the U S Census 2020



Welcome to Namakagon

The Town of Namakagon in southern Bayfield County, Wisconsin is lightly populated, densely wooded, and a popular vacation destination in Northwest WI.  The town forms around Lake Namakagon, a trophy muskie lake, and excellent for walleye, bass, northern pike, and pan fish.  The forests here are far more populated with wildlife than people.  Deer, black bear, fox, wild turkeys, grouse, and bald eagles are often seen, and the beautifully haunting call of the common loon is heard around the lake throughout the summer.

Town of Namakagon, Bayfield County, Wisconsin

Town of Namakagon, Bayfield County, Wisconsin

Namakagon is a vacationer’s and sportsman’s dream.  Its residents live here for many of the same reasons that make it popular for tourists.  Fishing, hunting, mountain biking, snowmobiling, skiing, hiking, boating, golf, you name it.  We are home to many resorts, large and small, and your choice of beautiful and secluded vacation homes to rent year around.  Visit once; return at least twice.

For information on the Comprehensive Planning Commission Click Here

Town of Namakagon Board Information
Meetings are usually held on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:30pm, everyone is welcome to this open meeting. Check with the Town Clerk to Verify date.

Click here for the Lake Namakagon map or History of Namakagon if you’re interested.

The Forest Lodge Library, located at 13450 County Highway M, is a joint library serving the communities of Cable and Namakagon.  The library is opened 6 days a week and offers services and programs to area patrons and visitors.  The library is currently working on an amazing addition project Check out the library website at to learn more about what’s going on at you library!


Visit the Cable Area Chamber of Commerce website for information on lodging, dining, recreation & events, shopping, and other local services, news and updates.