Plat Book Information

2013-14 Plat Book Available

The 2013-14 edition of the Bayfield County Plat Book is available. The price for this 160+ page booklet is reduced to $10, (plus $8 for shipping if ordered online or using the mail-in order form). The plat book is also available digitally on CD for $25, plus $2 for shipping. Look for the new plat book to be out in fall of 2016.

Plat Book Overview

Starting in 2001, Bayfield County began to publish its own plat books. These plat books are unique in that they are digitally produced and contain many improvements over past booklets, including:
  • Accurate assignment of road names and address numbers to reflect Bayfield County's emergency rural address numbering system
  • Accurate portrayal of the correct location and configuration of parcels
  • A comprehensive index to parcel ownership based on recent tax assessment roll information
  • Facts about Bayfield County, road index, government directory, major lakes index, and small tract index
  • Greater and more effective use of color
  • More conveniently-sized booklet


The 2013-14 Bayfield County Plat Book has been updated and includes many enhancements, such as:
  • 11-by-17-inch size allows maps to be 14% larger
  • 50-foot interval contour lines
  • Aerial photos with latitude / longitude grid and enhanced color
  • All parcel owners are in the book (including cities of Bayfield and Washburn)
  • Binding on the short side of the book
  • Featured lakes with contours
  • Forest crop land and managed forest land (open status only)
  • Illustration of all parcels in the unincorporated areas of Bayfield County
  • Incorporated suggested improvements received from past plat book users
  • Myriad of updates to reflect property configuration and ownership
  • Owners and address index in the back of the book
  • Small tract index is on the same page as the map
  • Updated and reformatted the small tract, roads, and owners indexes
  • Updated Bayfield County government directory

Plat Book Sneak Peek

Ordering Information

The current 2013-14 Bayfield County Plat Book is available at a cost of $10. For mail and online ordering, please add $8 per book. Thus, the cost for each plat book is $18 ($10 plus $8 for shipping).

In addition to the traditional booklet, the 2013 edition of the Bayfield County Plat Book and Land Atlas will be available on CD in the popular Adobe® PDF format for a cost of $25 plus $2 for shipping.

Please note that the Bayfield County Plat Book and Land Atlas is fully protected under U.S. copyright law. Reproduction / redistribution of the CD version is expressly prohibited, as is the sale of reproductions of images.

Ways to Order

There are three ways to order:
  • In Person - Land Records Department, 117 E. 5th St, Washburn, WI 54891
  • By Mail - Fill out and mail the order form
  • Online - Check out our online ordering service and complete the fill-in boxes with:
    • State: Wisconsin
    • Payment Entity: Bayfield County Clerk
    • Payment Type: Plat Books
    Questions and concerns on online orders can be submitted via email.


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52150 Wisconsin Ave
Drummond, WI 54832
Book World
301 W Main St
Ashland, WI 54806
Cable Area Chamber of Commerce
13380 County Hwy M
Cable, WI 54821
Ehler's General Store 88545 Superior Ave
Cornucopia, WI 54827

Gateway Store of Iron River
7990 US Hwy 2
Iron River, WI 54847
Iron River Co-op Hardware Hank
7840 US Hwy 2
Iron River, WI 54847
Jim's Bait and Convenience Shop
2995 Lake Rd
Barnes, WI 54873
O'Brien's C-Store 7755 US Hwy 2
Iron River, WI 54847
PJ's Cabin Store 1040 Lake Rd
Barnes, WI 54873
Remax North Star Realtors
8140 US Hwy 2, Ste. 1
Iron River, WI 54847
River Rock Inn and Bait Shop
1200 W Lake Shore Dr
Ashland, WI 54806
Superieur Petrol 407 Rittenhouse Ave
Bayfield, WI 54814