The Manitowish Waters area is the ideal spot to "get away from it all." Located in Northwestern Vilas County in Wisconsin's Northwoods, Manitowish Waters is known for its quiet, less stressful surroundings perfect for a family vacation, reunion, romantic getaway, hunting or fishing excursion, or leisure day trip. With a year 'round population of roughly 700, Manitowish Waters sees quite an increase throughout the seasons from a combination of seasonal residents, second home owners and vacationers.
Our beautiful chain of lakes provides a unique connection of 10 pristine water bodies linked by navigable channels. With over 4,200 acres, the chain is perfect for leisure boating, watersports, and fishing.
NEW CLERK/TREASURER OFFICE HOURS
Effective September 3, 2013 the Clerk/Treasurer Office will be open from 10am to 1:00pm, Monday through Friday and Saturday, by appointment only. The office will be closed on Sundays. To schedule an appointment, call 715/543-8400.
The Town Offices will be CLOSED on Thursday, November 28, 2013 for the Thanksgiving Holiday.
Town Board Meetings are held at the Community Center at 7:00pm, the second Tuesday of every month. Meeting Agendas are posted 48 hours prior to the meeting on the Bulletin Boards at teh town Hall, Lakeland Hardware and Little Star Garage.
White Arrow Signs
The Town has implemented a system that will allow property owners to obtain a permit to have a sign made according to Town specifications. The Town will furnish posts for the signs and will also be responsible for putting the signs up when they are dropped off by residents. Permits are available in the Town Clerk's office and a $20.00 fee applies.
Dog License Tax Applications
Effective January 1, 2013, Vilas County Dog License Tax Applications will no longer be mailed out. Individuals wishing to license their dogs will need to come in to the Town Clerk's office and complete the application and pick up their tag(s). The 2013 fee has increased to $5.00 for spayed/neutered dogs and $10.00 for unspayed/unneutered dogs.