UPDATED December 28th
Happy New Year Everyone!
TAX COLLECTION INFORMATION- See Notices. No In-person hours will be held this year (due to Covid); NO CASH PAYMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Please pay by cashier's check, postal money order or check mailed to Town of Draper, PO Box 73, Winter WI 54896 and enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope if you want a receipt. You may also drop off your payment in the mail slot on the front door of the Town Hall (building is under construction currently so mail is preferred).
DOG LICENSES- See Notices- Please mail copy of current rabies certificate and separate payment to Town of Draper, PO Box 73, Winter WI 54896 and your license and tag(s) will be mailed to you.
NOMINATION PAPERS FOR APRIL 6 ELECTION ARE DUE BY JANUARY 5th AT 5PM- CLERK'S OFFICE WILL BE OPEN from 9AM to 5PM JANUARY 5th to accept your papers and issue your Declaration of Candidacy oaths.
Due to increased Covid-19 cases and concerns in Sawyer County and around the state, the Town Hall is currently closed to the public. Nomination papers for those running for town offices WILL BE accepted all day Tuesday, January 5th, 2021 in the Clerk's office from 9am to 5pm.
- Please observe social distancing when you visit.
- Masks are required to enter the Town Hall.
- 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
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!
- 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