About Us

Overview of Services

The Land Records Department works with many agencies, businesses, county departments, and customers to help with GIS mapping needs.

Common Services Offered by Land Records

  • Custom map creation and printing
  • Database preparation of land records data
  • Parcel mapping and maintenance
  • GIS data maintenance
  • Online map application services
  • Address application available online
  • Land records data distribution
  • Creating mailing labels from land and tax records data
  • Certified Survey Map (CSM) review
  • Access to filed surveys, plats, tie sheets, and PLSS records
  • Special event maps, emergency maps, attraction maps
  • Access to aerial imagery and LiDAR
  • Plat book creation and distribution
  • Road map, emergency response booklet, ATV and snowmobile map production

Custom Map & Data Orders

  • In Person: Land Records Department, 117 E. 5th Street, Washburn, WI 54891
  • Over the Phone: Call the Land Records Department at (715) 373-6156
  • By Email: Custom orders and instructions can be sent via email

Our fee schedule (PDF) lists pricing of different products and services.

Fee Schedule

Mission Statement

The Land Records Department will provide effective geospatial information and resources to Bayfield County and stakeholders to benefit and serve the public, the environment, and the economy.

Land Records Strategic Plan

The Bayfield County Land Records Strategic Plan (PDF) is a document that contains information on our department's priorities, goals, objectives, and activities.

Land Records Modernization Plan

The Bayfield County 2022-2024 Land Records Modernization Plan (PDF) is a document outlining our department's three year plan to continue to develop, maintain, and grow a Geographic Information System (GIS) that will provide ready access to a wide array of spatially-referenced digital datasets. For historic modernization plans, please visit the WI DOA website.

Privacy Policy

This web site is administered by Bayfield County, Wisconsin. Bayfield County is subject to a variety of state statutes. Section 895.50(2)(c). Wisconsin Statutes, provides in part that "it is not an invasion of privacy to communicate any information available to the public as a matter of public record." All of the information available on this web site is a matter of public record. The data available on this web site is also available by visiting various departments at the Bayfield County Courthouse.

Terms of Service

Learn about our Terms of Service and Disclaimer.


Our office hours are 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday. For contact information and a list of staff, please visit the Land Records Staff Directory.