Addressing Information

Address Assignment

Walworth County has implemented a rural numbering system in order to create a countywide 911 system that will provide more efficient emergency services. Rural numbers are required  on any site which has an improvement, such as a home, cottage, or storage building. The Land Information Division is responsible for assigning addresses in the following nine communities:

East Troy Township                                   Linn Township                                   Spring Prairie Township

Geneva Township                                       Richmond Township                       Troy Township

Lafayette Township                                   Sharon Township                             Walworth Township



 Online Address Application (NEW)

Online payments are now accepted through the Online Address Application Form.

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Address Application - PDF

Complete the Online Address Application above or download the PDF Address Application above and Email the completed application to: (For PDF Address Application, Checks are still required to be sent to the mailing address below prior to the issuance of a new address) 

or send the completed application and fee to:

Walworth County IT Department

PO Box 1001

Elkhorn, WI 53121

There are specific requirements in obtaining a new Walworth County Rural Address:

  1. Submit the $75 address application fee via Check to the address listed above. (Checks Payable to: Walworth County IT Department
  2. Zoning permit must be obtained through the Walworth County land Use and Resource Management Department (LURM)
  3. Driveway must be marked or staked on site.

Addressing Information for other communities

For Questions Please Call: