Choose Sawyer County

Sawyer County lies in the heart of Wisconsin's great northwoods. For decades, individuals and families have been vacationing in this natural wonderland. They escape from the bustle of Chicago and Minneapolis. They day-trip from towns not far off and they trek here from distant states and other countries. More and more, these same visitors are choosing to move here, to live full-time. Discover the secrets they've uncovered and CHOOSE to live your dream in the same place where you find your fun!


Choose Your Dream!


  • Tourism
  • Gaming
  • Forestry/Timber Products
  • Healthcare
  • Education
  • Retail
  • Banking/Finance
  • Landscaping
  • Law Practice
  • Hunting/Fishing Guide
  • Property Management or Caretaking
  • Construction
  • Real Estate
  • Forestry Management
  • Wildlife Management/Conservation
  • Skilled Trades Including
    • Electrician
    • HVAC 
    • Masonry
    • Plumbing
    • Welding
  • Design

Employment Listings

Area Realtors

  • Area North Realty
  • Brian Pejka Real Estate Professional Keller Williams
  • Century 21 Woods to Water Realty
  • Coldwell Banker Real Estate Consultants
  • Dixie Weidman, Realtor/Biller Realty
  • Edina Realty
  • Gary Nelson Home Inspections
  • King Realty, Inc.
  • Knight Barry Title
  • Northland Area Builders Association
  • Northwest Wisconsin Realty LLC
  • Pine Villas of Hayward
  • Pinewood Realty, Inc.
  • ReMax Preferred
  • Tri-R Realty Associates
  • Woodland Developments & Realty
  • Sawyer County Housing Authority

  • Aspen Acres Assisted Living
  • Care Partners Assisted Living
  • Country Terrace Assisted Living
  • Essentia Health – Hayward Clinic
  • Hayward Area Memorial Hospital
  • Hayward Health Services
  • Hayward Physical Therapy & Wellness
  • Home Medical Products & Services
  • LCO Oakwood Haven
  • Marshfield Clinic – Hayward Center
  • Marshfield Clinic – Physical Therapy Center
  • Miracle-Ear Service Center
  • Northern Waters Ophthalmology S. C.
  • Northlakes Community Clinic
  • Northland Counseling Services
  • Northwoods Physical Therapy & Fitness
  • Queen of Angels
  • Regional Hospice Services – Hayward
  • Sawyer County Ambulance/EMS
  • Sawyer County Health & Human Services
  • Senior Resource Center
  • Stone Lake Medical Clinic
  • VA Clinic – Hayward
  • Waters Edge Assisted Living

  • Birkie Foundation
  • Chequamegon Lions Club
  • Civil Air Patrol
  • Fishing Has No Boundaries
  • Friends of the Library – Weiss Community Library
  • Hayward Area Garden Club
  • Hayward Community Food Shelf
  • Hayward Lions Club
  • Hayward Rotary Club
  • Northwoods Humane Society
  • Sawyer County Economic Development Corporation
  • Sawyer County Historical Society
  • Sawyer County Search and Rescue
  • Sawyer County Snowmobile ATV Alliance
  • S.C.O.P.E.
  • Seeley Lions
  • Stone Lake Area Lions
  • Stone Lake Historical Society

Sawyer County

Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa

Township Contacts

Groundbreaking of the new LCO Public Works office building.

Photo by Frank Zufall (Copyright © 2018 APG Media)

Choose Your Fun!

Chequamegon Fat Tire Race rider. (Photo: © Dalton Hessel)

Adventure is never too far away.

Shop local.
Shop small.
Shop Sawyer County.

  • All Mechanical Services – Snowmobile, ATV, Boat & Small Engine Repair Shop
  • Dave’s Outboard Motors
  • Hayward Bait & Bottle Shop
  • Hayward Fly Fishing Co.
  • Hayward Outfitters/Hayward Water Sports
  • Hayward Power Sports
  • John’s Motor Sports
  • L&M Fleet Supply
  • Round Lake Marina
  • Runamuk Rides

Link to Wisconsin DNR Lakes listing for Sawyer County

Clam Lake

  • Clam Lake Junction


  • Exeland Depot


  • Market Place Foods
  • Dollar Tree
  • Family Dollar
  • Hayward Feed & Seed
  • L & M Fleet Supply
  • Walmart Supercenter

Lac Courte Oreilles

  • Dollar General
  • LCO Country Store


  • Dollar General

Stone Lake

  • Dollar General


  • Winter Co-op Grocery Store & Hardware Hank


  • Chippewa Valley Bank
  • Hayward Community Credit Union
  • Johnson’s Financial
  • Peoples Bank Midwest
  • Shell Lake State Bank

Lac Courte Oreilles

  • LCO Federal Credit Union
  • LCO Financial Services

Our “Choose Sawyer County” videos were sponsored by the organizations listed below. James Netz and his talented staff produced the videos, combining the experiences of our local volunteer interviewees with imagery from his stunning visual library.

Our thanks to all who contributed to this FUN endeavor!

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