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The location of Barrett

Welcome to Barrett ...

The city of Barrett is located in Grant County.

The location of Barrett has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Barrett has a population of 412 people<2> (see below for details).

Barrett is 1,160 feet [354 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Barrett: (320)

The ZIP code for Barrett: 56311<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Barrett had a population of 415 people (or 6.9% of the total population of Grant County). This makes Barrett the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 415 people, the population of Barrett increased 16.9% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 355 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Barrett had an population of 412 people. This is a decrease of 0.72% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 16.06% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Barrett ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Barrett - they are located in Alabama, British Columbia, California (2), Georgia, Indiana, Kansas (2), Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas (2), West Virginia (2) and Wyoming.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Barrett. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Barrett. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Barrett.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Barrett:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Barrett ...

Looking for more information about Barrett? 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.

Looking for more information about Barrett? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Barrett, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Barrett.

Communities near Barrett ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Elbow Lake   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Barrett

Hoffman   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Barrett

Evansville   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Barrett

Located in Douglas County

Brandon   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the East (E) of Barrett

Located in Douglas County

Ashby   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the North (N) of Barrett

Herman   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the Southwest (SW) of Barrett

Garfield   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the East (E) of Barrett

Located in Douglas County

Kensington   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Barrett

Located in Douglas County

Dalton   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the North (N) of Barrett

Located in Otter Tail County

Donnelly   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the South (S) of Barrett

Located in Stevens County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Barrett.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Minnesota

About Grant County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Grant County:

The official website for State of Minnesota:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Barrett.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Barrett - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Barrett). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Barrett or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Barrett) 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 Barrett. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Barrett

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Barrett. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.9124, Longitude: -95.8948     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Barrett have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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