Welcome to the Town of Prairie Lake

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Quick Facts about the Town of Prairie Lake

    * Population: 1531    * Voting Age Population: 1243
* Valuation: $211,129,600
* 62.34 miles of road in the Town
* 6 bridges
* 4 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 (2024)

State Assembly 75th District; Representative David Armstrong (R)[2023]

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

Congressional: 7th District; Representative Tom Tiffany (R)[2023]

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 Between 865 – 867 (036-2400-22-000) OL CSM 138/122 (.18 acre) at Wildwood 23 ¾ St. 24 SW-NE
2* WS At 889 23 15/16 St; Boat Landing – limited parking (036-4066-79-050) (.1 acre) 23 15/16 St. 24 NE-NE CW Pt.
3 WS 886 – 892 (036-2400-32-000) approx. 340’X25’ (0.5 acres) extends from 23 15/16 St crosses 23 7/8 St to lake (.5 acre) 23 7/8 St. & 23 15/16 St (FKA Chetek Court) 24 SE-NE
4 WS Between 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 & Block 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 Between 975 – 973 (036-4330-02-010) next to Sunrise Resort .083 acres. Boat landing is not public. 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 Small park, boat landing, not improved 11 ½ Ave. 2 NW-SE Lakewood
9* WS At 1145, extension of 22 ½ St. Boat landing, paved and has a dock, next to Lakewood Park. About .35 acres 22 ½ St. 2 NW-SE Lakewood
10 WS Between 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 7/8 St.

Tapers to 50’ wide at river

5 NE-SE
11* ES 998A (036-4220-34-000) Boat landing; blacktopped & slab into water - very steep, limited parking; Prt lot 42 Murmuring Pines 23 ¾ St. 13 NW-NE Murmuring Pines
12 ES Between 2341 - 2342 at end of 10 ½ Ave (Lots 12 MOS 8055 & 10 CSM 16/24 Assessors Plat #1) 10 ½ Ave. 12 NE-SW

Ass’r Plat #1

13 ES Between 1064 23 ¾ St & 1064 23 7/8 St, extension of 23 ¾ St (Prt Lot 7 Ass’r Plat #1) 23 ¾ St. 12 SE-NW

Ass’r Plat #1

14 ES Between 1075 – 1071 extension of 23 7/8 St (Between Lots 2 & 3 Ass’r Plat #1) 23 7/8 St. 12 NW-NE

Ass’r Plat #1

15 ES Between 2388 – 2398 (Between 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; Parking area. 7.27acres 22nd St. 26 SW-SW
17 BC At 2257 Old “D” – by “D” Bridge (036-2600-11-000) MOS 7114; 1.021 acres 8th Ave 26 NW-NE
18 BC At 1002 “OO” at 20th St (036-0800-26-000) .7 acres 20th & OO 8 SE-SE

 

 

WS – West side of Lake                 CP – Cartwright’s Point                  ES – East side of Lake                     MOS – Map of Survey

BC – Barron County                    OL – Out Lot                 *Public Boat Landing