Lookup Public Records in Washburn CountyWisconsin. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Washburn County, Wisconsin Overview

Washburn County is located in Northern Wisconsin. The county seat is Shell Lake. The county was formed in 1883 and named in honor of a governor or Wisconsin, Cadwallader Colden Washburn. The county’s total area measures 853 square miles with a population of 15,911 (2010). The adjacent counties are Douglas County in the north, Sawyer County in the east, Barron County in the south, and Burnett County in the west. The zip codes are 54801, 54817, 54859, 54870, 54871, 54875, and 54888.

Washburn County Officials Information

The County Clerk provides several services such as issuing marriage licenses and domestic partnership certificates, providing election information to the public, issuing DNR hunting and fishing licenses, issuing burning permits, providing dog licensing information, handles plat books sales, providing notary services, and holding Tax Delinquent Land Sales.

County Clerk’s Office:
Address: 10 4th Avenue, Shell Lake, WI 54871
Phone: (715) 468-4600
Fax: (715) 468-4725
The forms and documents available in the Clerk’s office include online land auction packets, cutting permit form, election schedules, and copies of County Board and Committee Meeting Minutes.

Washburn Court Records Information

The Clerk of Circuit Court is the official record keeper for the Circuit Courts. If you wish to view court records, you can submit a request to the Clerk’s office or go online at the Wisconsin Circuit Courts Access website. For copies of court records, please call (715) 468-4677.

Court Records Online:

Washburn, WI Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200922,383
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009861
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20092
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200917
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009446
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009250
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009373
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,554
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009121
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009938
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009295
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20096,799
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009296
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200957
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20091,902
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009889
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200931
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20092,457
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009883
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20091
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200943
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009190
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009373
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200934
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200996
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20091,213
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009255
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20096
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200976
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20091,280
Washburn County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Washburn County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
State Law:Marriage – Title 26, Ch. 26.04
All State Statutes: Information is online at the State Website
Office:Washburn County Marriage License
Location:10 4th Avenue, Shell Lake, Wisconsin, 54871
Phone:715-468-4600

Washburn County Clerk’s Office

Address: 10 4th Ave, Shell Lake, WI 54871, United States
Phone: 715-468-4600

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