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Welcome to Aitkin ...
The pronunciation of Aitkin: AY-kin<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Aitkin has a population of 2,016 people<2> (see below for details).
Aitkin is 1,210 feet [369 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Aitkin lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Aitkin lies within the (218) area code.
The ZIP code for Aitkin: 56431<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Aitkin had a population of 2,165 people (or 13.36% of the total population of Aitkin County). This makes Aitkin the county's most populous community.
The population of Aitkin represents 0.04% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 248th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,165 people, the population of Aitkin increased 9.12% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,984 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Aitkin had an population of 2,016 people. This is a decrease of 6.88% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.61% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Aitkin.
Communities near Aitkin ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Aitkin.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Aitkin:
Websites for Aitkin ...
Official Website: www.ci.aitkin.mn.us/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Aitkin ...
Looking for more information about Aitkin? 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 Aitkin, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Aitkin.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Aitkin: www.ci.aitkin.mn.us/
The official website for Aitkin County: www.co.aitkin.mn.us/
The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/
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This page was last modified: 22 Apr 2019