About This Place
Shell Lake is a city in Washburn County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,309 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Washburn County.
Shell Lake is located at 45°44′1″N 91°55′3″W / 45.73361°N 91.9175°W / 45.73361; -91.9175 (45.733590, -91.917368).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 10.2 square miles (26.5 km²), of which, 6.2 square miles (16.0 km²) of it is land and 4.0 square miles (10.4 km²) of it (39.33%) is water.