The Town of Fox Lake encompasses an area of approximately 36 square miles and completely surrounds the City of Fox Lake.
Lakes in the Town include Fox Lake all of which is located within the Town, as is Lake Emily and a portion of Beaver Dam Lake. The Town maintains and provides boat landings at all three lakes that are available to all visitors of the area. The Beaver Dam Lake access is located south of the City at the end of Spring Road. The boat landings on both Fox Lake and Lake Emily include park facilities that may be used by visitors and local residents. The Fox Lake boat landing is on the north end of Blackhawk Trail near County Road A and the Lake Emily boat landing is on Lake Drive west of County Road A. The Town also operates a boat patrol on all the lakes within the town.
Located within the Town are a number of fine resorts and eating establishments. Visitors are encouraged to utilize our local businesses and will find all of the proprietors eager and willing to help you enjoy your visit to the Fox Lake area. The residents of the Town, including lake property owners and our agricultural community, will also help visitors become familiar with the area.
The Town of Fox Lake is a municipal government separate and distinct from the City of Fox Lake. The Town is located in the far northwestern corner of Dodge County and surrounds the City of Fox Lake.
Town of Fox Lake residents may have a Fox Lake, Randolph or Markesan mailing address. If a residents’ address contains a W or an N within a range of W9700 to W12100 or within a range of N9300 to N12100 and the post office is one of the three mentioned, you reside in the Town of Fox Lake.
The Town of Fox Lake is governed by a Town Board. The Town Board meets monthly, usually on the 2nd Monday of each month at 7:00PM at Town Hall at W10543 County Road F, Fox Lake, WI 53933. The Town Board and Town Officers have specific responsibility for the following:
Providing police, fire and rescue services;
Providing garbage and recycling services;
Providing for lake ordinances and lake patrol;
Providing building inspection services;
Providing for road maintenance and snow and ice control on approximately 38 miles of Town roads;
Providing for property assessment and property tax collections and distributing taxes collected to school districts, technical colleges, the Inland District, Dodge County, and the State of Wisconsin; and
Most other functions assumed by municipalities in the State of Wisconsin.
The Town Clerk/Treasurer usually has office hours at Town Hall on Thursdays from 6:00PM-7:30PM and every other Saturday from 9:00AM-3:00PM, or by appointment. A current copy of the Clerk/Treasurer's scheduled office hours are kept posted outside of Town Hall in the display case and also on this website (see: "Calendar" tab on the left-hand side). The Clerk/Treasurer may be reached at Town Hall during office hours at (920) 928-3573 or during any other time via cell phone at (920) 763-7910. Please leave a message if needed. The Clerk/Treasurer's email is firstname.lastname@example.org.