Sawyer County, Wisconsin

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Sawyer County, Wisconsin
Map
Map of Wisconsin highlighting Sawyer County
Location in the state of Wisconsin
Map of the USA highlighting Wisconsin
Wisconsin's location in the U.S.
Statistics
Founded information needed
Seat Hayward
Largest City Hayward
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,350 sq mi (3,497 km²)
1,256 sq mi (3,254 km²)
94 sq mi (243 km²), 6.95%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

16,196
13/sq mi (5/km²)
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website: www.sawyercountygov.org

Sawyer County is a county in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of 2000, 16,196 people lived there. Its county seat is Hayward.[1]

History[change | change source]

The county is named for Philetus Sawyer. He was a Representative and Senator for Wisconsin in the 19th century.

Geography[change | change source]

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1900 3,593
1910 6,227 73.3%
1920 8,243 32.4%
1930 8,878 7.7%
1940 11,540 30.0%
1950 10,323 −10.5%
1960 9,475 −8.2%
1970 9,670 2.1%
1980 12,843 32.8%
1990 14,181 10.4%
2000 16,196 14.2%
2010 16,557 2.2%
WI Counties 1900-1990

The county has a total area of 1,350 square miles (3,496.5 km2). Of this, 1,256 square miles (3,253.0 km2) is land and 94 square miles (243.5 km2) (6.95%) is water.

Cities, villages, and towns[change | change source]

Cities[change | change source]

Villages[change | change source]

Towns[change | change source]

Unincorporated communities[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

Other websites[change | change source]

Coordinates: 45°54′N 91°08′W / 45.90°N 91.14°W / 45.90; -91.14