Hayward, Wisconsin

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Hayward
City
Hayward is located in Wisconsin
Hayward
Hayward
Location within the state of Wisconsin
Coordinates: 46°0′36″N 91°28′50″W / 46.01000°N 91.48056°W / 46.01000; -91.48056Coordinates: 46°0′36″N 91°28′50″W / 46.01000°N 91.48056°W / 46.01000; -91.48056
CountryUnited States
StateWisconsin
CountySawyer
Government
 • MayorBill Swintkowski[1]
Area
 • Total3.36 sq mi (8.70 km2)
 • Land3.13 sq mi (8.11 km2)
 • Water0.23 sq mi (0.60 km2)
Population
 • Total2,318
 • Estimate 
(2011[4])
2,323
 • Density740.6/sq mi (285.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
54843[5]
Area code(s)715 & 534[6]
FIPS code55-33450[7]
GNIS feature ID1583370[8]
Websitewww.cityofhaywardwi.gov

Hayward is a city in Sawyer County, Wisconsin, United States, It is on the Namekagon River. As of the 2010 census, 2,318 people lived there. Hayward is the county seat of Sawyer County. The city is surrounded by the Town of Hayward.

History[change | change source]

Hayward was named for Anthony Judson Hayward, who built a sawmill there.[9]

Geography[change | change source]

The city has a total area of 3.36 square miles (8.70 km2). Of this, 3.13 square miles (8.11 km2) is land and 0.23 square miles (0.60 km2) is water.[2]

Sister city[change | change source]

Hayward officially has one sister city:

Norway Lillehammer, Norway

Notable people[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. http://www.cityofhaywardwi.gov/city_officials.html
  2. 2.0 2.1 "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  3. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
  4. "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-02.
  5. "ZIP Code™ Lookup - USPS". tools.usps.com.
  6. "NANPA : Number Resources - NPA (Area) Codes". nationalnanpa.com.
  7. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  8. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  9. Wisconsin Historical Society, Dictionary of Wisconsin History, Origin of the name Hayward
  10. "502 Bad Gateway". www.lcotimes.com.

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