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Sawyer County, created in 1883 from Ashland and Chippewa counties by state charter, is named after Philetus Sawyer, a Wisconsin Representative and Senator. Hayward is the county seat of Sawyer County.
Population: 2008- 17,117 persons
Land Area: 1,256.42 square miles