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The City of Shell Lake is located in Washburn County in the state of Wisconsin (WI).

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Shell Lake, Wisconsin, a City, in Washburn County spans over 10.2 square miles and has a population of 1,309 citizens who are all invited to join us here on our site.
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Shell Lake Latitude: 45.7452 Longitude: -91.9822

The Zip Code for Shell Lake, WI is: 54871

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The City of Shell Lake

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Shell Lake Wisconsin Physical Characteristics:

The City of Shell Lake has an area of 10.2 square miles
  • Land: 5.8130081081081 Sq. Mi. (56.95%)
  • Water: 4.3949868725869 Sq. Mi.(43.05%)
The Shell Lake City takes up 1.2% of the area of Washburn County.

Map Location Coordinates:

  • Latitude: +45.7263703
  • Longitude: -091.9100250
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Shell Lake, WI Climate Information:

  • Average Temperature: 42.5°F
  • Average Rainfall: 31 inches
  • Average Snowfall: 51.9 inches
*Based on annual average for Weather Station USC00478027 SPOONER AG RES STN
Latitude: 45.8236 Longitude: -91.8761 Elevation: 335.3 feet.

Shell Lake, WI Population Data:

According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the population of Shell Lake was 1,347 people, which is 8.5 % of the entire population of Washburn County.


  • 44.77% Male
  • 55.23% Female


  • 97.699% White
  • 0.148% Black
  • 0.297% Asian
  • 1.19% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.00% Pacific Islander
  • 0.520% Mixed
  • 0.148% Other


  • 99.41% Not Hispanic or Latino
  • 0.59% Hispanic or Latino
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Shell Lake, WI Housing Information:

Average Household Size: 2.2
Number of Residences: 988
  • Occupied: 594 (60.12%)
  • Vacant: 394 (39.88%)
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Thunder Gift Gallery
594712 - Gift Shops
503 Highway 63, Shell Lake, Wisconsin 54871-8001
Diane Eriksen (715) 468-4477 http://www.thunder-gift.com
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