Washburn County Jail

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Updated on: March 5, 2021

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Location P.O. Box 429 421 Highway 63, Shell Lake, WI, 54871
Official Website http://www.co.washburn.wi.us/departments/lawenforcement/

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Shell Lake, Wisconsin is home to the Washburn County Jail. The facility is classified as a medium-security detention center that can house both men and women offenders.

Washburn County Jail — General Information

Facility Name Washburn County Jail
Facility Type County Jail
Address P.O. Box 429 421 Highway 63, Shell Lake, WI, 54871
Facility Type Adult
City Shell Lake
Postal Code 54871
State Wisconsin
County Washburn County
Official Website http://www.co.washburn.wi.us/departments/lawenforcement/

Washburn County Sheriffs Department

Address 421 US Highway 63, Shell Lake, Wisconsin, 54871
Phone 715-468-4700

Sending a Mail/Care Package

One of the few things that an inmate can do while they are in the Washburn County Jail is to send and receive letters. There is no limit on how many letters an inmate can send.

If an inmate runs out of writing paper, pens, or anything else, they will be required to purchase these things from the commissary. You, the family or friends will not be permitted to send them these items.

Sending Money

In the Washburn County Jail, you will find a prison canteen or also known as the commissary, In the Commissary, you will be able to purchase items such as the following:

  • Entertainment items

  • Personal hygiene products

  • Clothing

  • Snacks

  • Beverages

  • Phone minutes

To send money to an inmate, all funds will be required to be in the form of a money order. Please make sure all money orders have the appropriate inmate information on them.

Phone calls

The Washburn County Jail uses the Global Tel Link or GTL for short. Global Tel Link is a prepaid service in which inmates can opt in to use, so they are not limited in who they can call.

The only other option that inmates have in the Washburn County Jail is to call collect, but when calling collect inmates will be limited into not being permitted to call people who have a mobile phone.


Are you looking to visit your loved one who is sitting behind bars in the Washburn County Jail? If so, you are in luck, the Washburn County Jail does permit visitors. You will need to get in contact with them to find out their most current visitation schedule.

However, when going to the Washburn County Jail for visitation, please remember that everyone in your party will need to have the proper photo identification to be allowed into the visitation area.

Visiting Hours

Monday: 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday: 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday: 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday: 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday: 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday: 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Sunday: 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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