Welcome to the Town of Draper website!

Clerk's office hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8-2 at the Draper Town Hall located at 6994N Main St., Loretta WI 54896.

Our phone number is (715) 266-2110.

Taxes are paid to the Treasurer, Dee Dobilas at P.O. Box 73, Winter, WI 54896 until January 31 (after January 31, mail to Sawyer County).

Questions regarding tax bills may be directed to Dee at (715) 266-2524.

Regular Town Board Meetings are the second Monday of each month at 6:00 PM in the Town Hall; the public is invited to attend- to address the Board at a meeting, contact the clerk by 2:00 PM the preceding Thursday to be placed on the agenda.

Snow is here! For all questions regarding roads, driveways, and snow plowing, please contact your Supervisors directly:

Dick Burt (715) 266-2622

Bill Heath (715) 661-0546

Dave Zett (715) 497-8799

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Draper is a town in Sawyer County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 209 at the 2018 census. The unincorporated communities of Draper, Loretta, and Oxbo are located in the town.

 

Abundant Natural Resources:

  • Public Lands: The township of Draper encompasses thousands of acres in the heart of the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest and the Flambeau River State Forest.
  • Waterways: There are numerous fishing lakes and waterways, including Blaisdell Lake with a state of the art public boat launch facility. The East Fork of the Chippewa River and the Flambeau River provide excellent fishing, kayaking and canoeing opportunities.
  • Wildlife: Black bear, white tailed deer, bald eagles, wolves, coyotes, bobcats, fishers and many more wild animal species are abundant in the Draper area, and you may even see elk or a stray moose passing through!

Recreation:

  • National and State Forest hiking, biking and cross country ski trails
  • Extensive ATV and snomobile trails, including a portion of the historic Tuscobia Trail
  • Public campground with hot shower facilities and state of the art RV campsites, with 30 and 50 amp electric hookups just off Tuscobia trail
  • Draper Public Park with large covered picnic shelter

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Geography:

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 138.2 square miles (358.0 km²), of which 136.1 square miles (352.5 km²) is land and 2.1 square miles (5.5 km²) is water.

Area:

138 sqare miles, 45 miles south of Lake Superior and 120 miles north east of St. Paul, MN. Draper is 36 miles SE of Hayward, WI, home of the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame and the annual American Birkebeiner Ski Race.

Nationalities:

White, Native American, and Mixed Descent

Education:

Students are bussed 12 miles to Winter School District https://www.winter.k12.wi.us/