Welcome to Town of Prairie Lake

The scenes are of Prairie Lake River's Edge Park (on the Red Cedar River) and of the Municipal Building and the Town Hall

 

Quick Facts about the Town of Prairie Lake

    * Population: 1528    * Voting Age Population: 1219
* Valuation: $173,106,300
* 62.34 miles of road in the Town
* 6 bridges
* 3 boat landings

 

Municipal Building Location
796 21st Street (Junction of CTH “D”/8th Ave. &
21st Street)
The Municipal Building contains Town Shop, Office & Meeting Room

 

Voting Districts

Ward I -- East of HWY 53
Ward II -- West of HWY 53

The entire Town is in County Board Supervisory District (#4) - Terry Lee (2018)

State Assembly 75th District; Representative Romaine Quinn(R)[2021]

State 25th Senatorial District; Senator Janet Bewley (D)[2023]

Congressional: 7th District; Representative Sean Duffy (R)[2021]

U. S. Senators: Senators Tammy Baldwin(D)[2025] & Ron Johnson (R)[2023]

Avenues (East & West) 6th (Southernmost) thru 12th (Northernmost)
Streets (North & South) 18th (Westernmost) thru 24th (Easternmost)

 

Two Ambulance Districts

Chetek has about 88% of the population
Barron has about 12% Population Sections 4-5-6-7-8-9 (North of “OO” & West of 21st
Street) & parts of Sections 18 & 19 (South of “OO”, West of 18¾ Street & North of 8½ Avenue)

 

Two Fire Districts

Chetek has about 62% of the Town
Cameron has about 38% of the Town (Boundaries of Chetek District – commencing at junction “O” & “OO”, thence along “OO” to “SS”-
south side only & cont. on across along 10th Ave. to 23rd Street – both sides thence north on 23rd St. to
Leland Solie’s (prt Lots 7&8 Assessor’s Plat #2 – on line between Sections 11 & 12). Then on east side
of Prairie Lake 24th Street to 10¾ Avenue – both sides including stubs.

 

Three School Districts
Chetek-Weyerhaeuser (#1080); Cameron (#903); Barron (#308)

 

TOWN OF PRAIRIE LAKE COMMONS/BOAT LANDINGS

Between, Near or At Street/Avenue Section/¼¼/Plat
1* WS 865 – 867 (036-2400-22-000) OL CSM 138/122 (.18a) at Wildwood 23 ¾ St. 24 SW-NE
2 WS At 889 23 15/16 St; boat landing – limited parking (036-4066-79-050) (.1a) 23 15/16 St. 24 NE-NE CW Pt.
3* WS 886 – 892 (036-2400-32-000) approx 340’X25’ extends fr 23 15/16 St crosses 23 ? St to lake (.5a) 23 ? St. & 23 15/16 St (FKA Chetek Court) 24 SE-NE
4* WS 2394 – 2398 (after Lot 14 CP, MOS 8050); next to Lakeview Resort which has an agreement for upkeep and improvements 9th Ave. 24 NE-NE, GL 3-7, S13 SE-SE
5 WS Public Park between 22 ½ St & 11 ½ Ave (036-4154-55-000) Plat of Lakewood on NE & SE & Blk 3 Lakewood Acres on west; about 1 ½ acres 22 ½ St. & 11 ½ Ave. 2 NW-SE Part of Plat of Lakewood
6* WS 975 – 973 (036-4330-02-010) next to Sunrise Resort .083 acres 23 ½ St. 13 SE-NW &GL 6
7 WS Near 2272 at end of 11th Ave (036-4022-01-000) 11th Ave 2 SE-SE; 2 NE-NE
8 WS At 2257 (036-4154-34-000) ¼ A. park, boat landing, not improved 11 ½ Ave. 2 NW-SE Lakewood
9 WS At 1145, extension of 22 ½ St, boat landing, improved, has dock, about .35 acres 22 ½ St. 2 NW-SE Lakewood
10* WS 1140 – 1142 (036-0500-22-000)

Road curves south, a segment about 300’ X 66’ goes west to Red Cedar River; about .45 acres

19 ? St.

Tapers to 50’ wide at river

5 NE-SE
11? ES 998A (036-4220-34-000);boat landing; blacktopped & slab into water; Prt lot 42 Murmuring Pines 23 ¾ St. 13 NW-NE Murmuring Pines
12 ES 2341 - 2342 at end of 10 ½ Ave (Bet Lots 12 MOS 8055 & 10 CSM 16/24 Ass’r Plat #1) 10 ½ Ave. 12 NE-SW

Ass’r Plat #1

13* ES Bet 1064 23 ¾ St & 1064 23 ? St, extension of 23 ¾ St (Prt Lot 7 Ass’r Plat #1) (Next to O’Brien’s) 23 ¾ St. 12 SE-NW

Ass’r Plat #1

14 ES 1075 – 1071 extension of 23 ? St (Bet Lots 2 & 3 Ass’r Plat #1) 23 ? St. 12 NW-NE

Ass’r Plat #1

15* ES 2388 – 2398 (Bet Lots 19 [036-4198-20-000] & 20 [036-4198-21-000] Merkle’s Manor) MOS 7079 10 ¾ Ave. 12 SE-NE

Merkle’s Manor

16 River At 709 River’s Edge Park (036-2600-29-000); canoe/kayak launch; 7.27a 22nd St. 26 SW-SW
17 BC At 2257 Old “D” – by “D” Bridge (036-2600-11-000) MOS 7114; 1.021 a 8th Ave 26 NW-NE
18 BC At 1002 “OO” at 20th St (036-0800-26-000) .7a 20th & OO 8 SE-SE

WS – West side of Lake                 CP – Cartwright’s Point                  *issues

ES – East side of Lake                     MOS – Map of Survey

BC – Barron County                         OL – Outlot