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Welcome to Sawyer ...

The city of Sawyer is located in Ward County<1>.

The location of Sawyer has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Sawyer has a population of 326 people<3> (see below for details).

Sawyer was established in 1898.

The community of Sawyer is 1,530 feet [466 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Sawyer lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Sawyer is located in the (701) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sawyer had an population of 326 people. This is a decrease of 8.68% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.53% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sawyer had a population of 357 people. This makes Sawyer the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Sawyer represents 0.05% of the population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 146th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 357 people, the population of Sawyer decreased 5.31% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 377 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Sawyer.

Communities Also Named Sawyer ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Sawyer - they are located in Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico (2), New York (3), North Carolina, Oklahoma, Washington and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Sawyer.

Communities near Sawyer ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Sawyer.

  • Minot [Ward County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minot
    • Minot [Ward County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Sawyer
    • Estimated population in 2019: 47,382 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minot have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minot
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minot<6>
  • Surrey [Ward County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Surrey
    • Surrey [Ward County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Sawyer
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,393 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Surrey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Surrey
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Surrey<6>
  • Velva [McHenry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Velva
    • Velva [McHenry County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Sawyer
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,190 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Velva have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Velva
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Velva<6>
  • Granville [McHenry County]
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    • Granville [McHenry County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Sawyer
    • Estimated population in 2019: 253 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Granville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Granville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Benedict [McLean County]
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      • Benedict [McLean County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Sawyer
      • Estimated population in 2019: 76 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Benedict have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Benedict
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Benedict<6>
    • Voltaire [McHenry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Voltaire
      • Voltaire [McHenry County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Sawyer
      • Estimated population in 2019: 45 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Voltaire have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Voltaire
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Voltaire<6>
    • Bergen [McHenry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bergen
      • Bergen [McHenry County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Sawyer
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bergen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bergen
    • Ruso [McLean County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ruso
      • Ruso [McLean County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Sawyer
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ruso
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ruso<6>
    • Genoa [McHenry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Genoa
      • Genoa [McHenry County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Sawyer
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Genoa
    • Rising [McHenry County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rising
      • Rising [McHenry County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Sawyer

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Sawyer. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sawyer.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sawyer. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Sawyer.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sawyer. See our Newspapers Page for Sawyer.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sawyer ...

Looking for more information about Sawyer? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Sawyer, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Sawyer.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of North Dakota

About Ward County

About North Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sawyer. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Ward County: www.co.ward.nd.us/

The official website for State of North Dakota: www.nd.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Dakota's counties, including Ward, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sawyer.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sawyer - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sawyer) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Sawyer. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sawyer

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sawyer. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.0895, Longitude: -101.0543       In this case, the coordinates for Sawyer have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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