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Brooten, Minnesota

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The location of Brooten

Welcome to Brooten ...

The city of Brooten is primarily located in Stearns County. A portion of Brooten extends into Pope County.

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

The pronunciation of Brooten: BROO-tin<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Brooten has a population of 746 people<3> (see below for details).

Brooten is 1,300 feet [396 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Brooten lies within the (320) area code.

The ZIP code for Brooten: 56316<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Brooten had a population of 743 people. This makes Brooten the county's 16th most populous community.

The population of Brooten represents 0.01% of the population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 414th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 743 people, the population of Brooten increased 14.48% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 649 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Brooten had an population of 746 people. This is an increase of 0.4% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.95% since the 2000 Census).

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

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 Brooten. 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 Brooten. 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 Brooten.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brooten ...

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

Communities near Brooten ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Sauk Centre   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the Northeast (NE) of Brooten

Melrose   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the Northeast (NE) of Brooten

Glenwood   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the Northwest (NW) of Brooten

Located in Pope County

New London   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the Southeast (SE) of Brooten

Located in Kandiyohi County

Belgrade   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the Southeast (SE) of Brooten

Long Beach   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the Northwest (NW) of Brooten

Located in Pope County

New Munich   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the Northeast (NE) of Brooten

Villard   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the Northwest (NW) of Brooten

Located in Pope County

Elrosa   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the Northeast (NE) of Brooten

Greenwald   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the Northeast (NE) of Brooten

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Brooten. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Brooten.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brooten - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Brooten). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Brooten or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Brooten) 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 Brooten. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Brooten

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brooten. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.4999, Longitude: -95.1156     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brooten have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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