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Shell Lake - Washburn County - Wisconsin

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Shell Lake Wisconsin
501 1st Street, Shell Lake, WI 54871


Shell Lake took its name from nearby Shell Lake. Originally called Frog Lake, then Summit, and was then renamed Shell Lake because the lake looks like a shell from above.


Shell Lake Wisconsin Demographics

Located in Wisconsin County:Washburn
Year Incorporated1961
Population (2016 Estimate)1,367
Total Area (Sq. Miles)10.20
Land Area (Sq. Miles)5.81
Water Area (Sq. Miles)4.39

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