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Welcome to Border ...

Border is located in Koochiching County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Border, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1912.

Border is 1,090 feet [332 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Border is within the (218) area code.

Communities Also Named Border ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 7 communities that are also named Border - they are located in Alaska, Idaho, Kansas (2), North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Texas.

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

Communities near Border ...

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

  • Baudette
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baudette
    • Baudette is located in Lake of the Woods County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,018 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baudette <3>
  • Manitou Rapids 11
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manitou Rapids 11 came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manitou Rapids 11
  • Stratton
    (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stratton
  • Clementson
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clementson
    • Clementson is located in Lake of the Woods County
  • Birchdale
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Birchdale have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Birchdale
    • Birchdale is located in Koochiching County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Birchdale <3>
  • Manders
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manders
  • Shenston
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shenston came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shenston
  • Gameland
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gameland came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gameland
  • Dearlock
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dearlock came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dearlock
  • North Branch
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Border ...

Looking for more information about Border? 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 Border, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Border.

Adding Border to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Border in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Border was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Border post office opened in 1912.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Border.

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

The official website for Koochiching County: www.co.koochiching.mn.us/

The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Minnesota's counties, including Koochiching, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Border - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>If we found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<5>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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