UPDATED October 29th

TODAY OCTOBER 29 IS THE LAST DAY FOR IN-PERSON ABSENTEE VOTING IN THE CLERK'S OFFICE- CALL (715) 266-2110 FOR AN APPOINTMENT- NO WALK-INS PLEASE, DUE TO COVID! HOURS ARE 8-2PM

IF YOU HAVE NOT RETURNED YOUR ABSENTEE BALLOT BY MAIL YET, PLEASE USE THE SECURE DROP BOX IN THE TOWN HALL DOOR AT THIS TIME TO ENSURE THAT YOUR BALLOT REACHES THE POLLS BY THE DEADLINE, TUESDAY NOV 3

Due to increased Covid-19 cases and concerns in Sawyer County and around the state, the Town Hall is currently open to the public by appointment only: call (715) 266-2110 to schedule an appointment.

  1. Please observe social distancing when you visit.
  2. Masks are required to enter the Town Hall.
  3. PLEASE DO NOT ENTER the Town Hall if you have ANY symptoms of illness!

Garbage Drop Off Site Policy: When you go- please observe the new rules- one at a time, stay in your vehicle, sign in, and let the attendant assist you and check what you are throwing in the recycle dumpster. Please follow the Waste Management rules for recycling- no plastic bags allowed in the recycling- there is a video camera on the back of the trucks that captures plastic bags going into the trucks and they fine us! WHAT IS RECYCLABLE 

Reminder: Draper Public Forest Campground closes Oct 31st for the season. The water is now shut off.

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

Services:

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/