Sawyer County, Wisconsin

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Sawyer County, Wisconsin
North Wisconsin Lumber Company Office, 2014.JPG
Map of Wisconsin highlighting Sawyer County
Location in the U.S. state of Wisconsin
Map of the United States highlighting Wisconsin
Wisconsin's location in the U.S.
Founded 1885
Named for Philetus Sawyer
Seat Hayward
Largest city Hayward
Area
 • Total 1,350 sq mi (3,496 km2)
 • Land 1,257 sq mi (3,256 km2)
 • Water 93 sq mi (241 km2), 6.9%
Population
 • (2010) 16,557
 • Density 13/sq mi (5/km2)
Congressional district 7th
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.
19003,593
19106,22773.3%
19208,24332.4%
19308,8787.7%
194011,54030.0%
195010,323−10.5%
19609,475−8.2%
19709,6702.1%
198012,84332.8%
199014,18110.4%
200016,19614.2%
201016,5572.2%
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. 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