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Welcome to Chokio ...

The city of Chokio is located in Stevens County<1>.

The location of Chokio has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Chokio has a population of 388 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Chokio.

Chokio is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Chokio lies within the (320) area code.

The ZIP code for Chokio: 56221<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Chokio had an population of 388 people. This is a decrease of 3% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.42% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Chokio had a population of 400 people. This makes Chokio the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 400 people, the population of Chokio decreased 9.71% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 443 people).

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

Communities near Chokio ...

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

  • Morris [Stevens County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morris
    • Morris [Stevens County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Chokio
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,315 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morris
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morris<7>
  • Hancock [Stevens County]
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    • Hancock [Stevens County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Chokio
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 744 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hancock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hancock<7>
  • Graceville [Big Stone County]
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    • Graceville [Big Stone County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the west of Chokio
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 552 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Graceville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graceville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Graceville<7>
  • Herman [Grant County]
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    • Herman [Grant County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Chokio
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 445 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Herman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clinton [Big Stone County]
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      • Clinton [Big Stone County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Chokio
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 405 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<7>
    • Donnelly [Stevens County]
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      • Donnelly [Stevens County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Chokio
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 233 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Donnelly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Alberta [Stevens County]
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      • Alberta [Stevens County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Chokio
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 102 people
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    • Dumont [Traverse County]
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      • Dumont [Traverse County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Chokio
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 87 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dumont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Johnson [Big Stone County]
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      • Johnson [Big Stone County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the west of Chokio
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 27 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johnson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Barry [Big Stone County]
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      • Barry [Big Stone County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Chokio
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barry

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Chokio. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Chokio.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Chokio. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Chokio.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Chokio. See our Newspapers Page for Chokio.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chokio ...

Looking for more information about Chokio? 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 Chokio, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Chokio.

Adding Chokio to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Chokio was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Chokio on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Minnesota (1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Chokio on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for Chokio

Cities, Towns and Villages of Minnesota

About Stevens County

About Minnesota

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

The official website for Stevens County: www.co.stevens.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 Stevens, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Chokio.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Chokio - 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 Chokio). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Chokio 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 from Point A (ie- Chokio) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Chokio. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ChokioOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chokio. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.5731, Longitude: -96.1743       In this case, the coordinates for Chokio have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.

 

 

 

 

 


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