Frequently Asked Questions

How big is Three Lakes? What is its population?

Our town encompasses 99 square miles, of which about one-third is water. Most of the remaining land mass is wooded. Only about 5% of the total land is developed with homes and businesses. As of 2019 our population was 2,120. However, during the summer months when seasonal residents are present the population swells to several thousand.

How many roads are there in Three Lakes?

We have approximately 129 miles of town-maintained roads; this does not include the federal, state and county roads and highways that pass through town.

What is the Annual Meeting?

Download the Annual Town Meeting Description PDF.

What is the Annual Town Budget Meeting?

Download the Citizens Guide to the Annual Town Budget Meeting

Where can I get Property Tax Information?

You can view Property Tax Information on the Oneida County web site. Click this link to go directly to Oneida County's Ascent Land Records  page.

When Does the Drawdown Occur on the Chain of Lakes?

The Three Lakes Chain (Burnt Rollways) is operated as a reservoir to help regulate the flow in the Wisconsin River.  The basic operating plan for Burnt Rollways is to lower the lake level over the winter season, starting in late October or early November and ending in early March.  For more information please contact Wisconsin Valley Improvement Company (715) 848-0284 or visit their webpage.