Updated 11/23/2021

Happy Thanksgiving!

The 2022 Budget Hearing & Elector Meeting was held Wednesday, November 10th at 7:00PM in the Town Hall. Suggestions by those in attendance were taken into consideration and added to the document prior to adoption by the Town Board on December 13, 2021. The Amended Proposed 2022 Budget may be viewed in detail by clicking HERE

CEMETERY REMINDER: Christmas wreaths may be placed after November 1; they must be removed by April 15

UPDATE: Loretta Lake Decision- Please go to the Loretta Lake page for information.

The Clerk's Office is open to the public on Mondays and Tuesdays 8-2, other days by appointment. Notary Public services are now available!

The Draper Public School Forest Campground on the Tuscobia Trail is open through October 31. Rates are $25 per night/$125 per week. Potable water, electric and a shower house are available to campers- there is a dump station located at the Flambeau River State Forest station on Cty W, 11 miles southeast of the campground. The fee is $10 without a valid State Park sticker.    

Draper is a town in Sawyer County, Wisconsin, United States. The population is currently estimated to be 241, according to Sawyer County GIS redistricting software- we are still awaiting the official 2020 Census result. 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!


  • 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



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.


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.


White, Native American, and Mixed Descent


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