Itasca County

INDUSTRIES

POPULATION

45,435

FAST FACT

The Minnesota state bird is the common loon, one of earth's oldest living species.

Itasca County in northern Minnesota boasts two million acres, one thousand lakes, and one mighty Mississippi River. Long a popular vacation destination, the region is attracting a growing number of technology-based companies and manufacturers who appreciate operating in a small-town environment with big-time amenities. It includes the city of Grand Rapids, the western reaches of the Iron Range, and numerous other rural communities.

A modern airport and well-developed transportation system, robust telecommunications infrastructure, strong training and educational opportunities, competitive industrial property, a skilled workforce, and a business-friendly climate are just a few of the reasons Itasca County communities are experiencing economic growth. The county includes the western end of the Iron Range, and its population growth has been among the strongest for rural Minnesota counties.

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COMMUNITIES INCLUDE:

Bigfork
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Cohasset
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Coleraine
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Deer River
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Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids is the county seat and largest city in Itasca County, and has seen steady growth in recent years. Its economy straddles both the Iron Range mining areas and the lumber industry, and is home to a large paper mill. The city has a rich cultural heritage from hockey to the silver screen, sits along the banks of the Mississippi, and offers easy access to the scenic lake country of northern Minnesota.

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Keewatin
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La Prairie
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Nashwauk
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Warba
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