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Community Spirit Meets Outdoor Paradise in

Hayward, WI

The Hayward Area sets itself apart as a community of friendly faces and helpful neighbors. It’s the ideal location to establish a new home, raise a family, enjoy a vacation, or retire. The City of Hayward was built around Lake Hayward and along the Namekagon River, and originally established as a hub for lumbering and forestry. Since then, Hayward has become a thriving community for outdoor lovers and recreational enthusiasts. Come explore this charming community filled with potential for good living and plenty of outdoor fun. Sound like the perfect spot for you? Contact us anytime to learn more about buying a home in Hayward!

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Unbeatable Outdoor Recreation

The area surrounding Hayward is encompassed by hundreds of pristine lakes and rivers and thousands of acres of County and National Forest lands, making it the ideal destination for those seeking outdoor recreation and sports. Fishing, hunting, boating, watersports, mountain biking, trail running, hiking, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing are all common pastimes, but they are far from the only pursuits Hayward has to offer.

World-Class Events

World-class events are truly the signature of the Hayward area. The American Birkebeiner Ski Race, the Lumberjack World Championships, the Chequamegon Fat Tire Festival, the annual Musky Festival, and more draw vacationers to Hayward every season of the year. Numerous resorts and styles of accommodations are available to suit every vacationer’s taste, and for a change of pace, Main Street boasts a wide selection of restaurants, shops, and boutiques.

Hayward at a Glance

Getting Around

To Cable: 20 miles, about 20 min
To Duluth, MN: 75 miles, about 1 hr 20 min
To Minneapolis: 150 miles, about 2.5 hours
Major Roads: US-63, WI-27 WI-77


Population: 2,436
County: Sawyer
Zip Code: 54843
Median Home Value: $128,600

Hayward Attractions

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Hayward landmarks

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More Details on Hayward

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Iconic Landmarks

For those looking for a landmark, you need not venture further than the foot of Main Street where the famous 100-foot musky marks the National Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame.

Getting Here

Located at the confluence of US-63 and Routes 27 and 77, Cable is located just an hour and a half from Duluth, two and a half hours from Minneapolis, and four hours from Green Bay.

Hayward Lake

Though a relatively smaller lake (in comparison to some of the area’s other lakes) Hayward Lake’s 191 acres offer plenty of boating, fishing, paddling, scenic views, and more!

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