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Welcome to Clarissa ...

The city of Clarissa is located in Todd County.

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

The pronunciation of Clarissa: KLAYR-iss-uh<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Clarissa has a population of 654 people<3> (see below for details).

Clarissa is 1,320 feet [402 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Clarissa: (218)

The ZIP code for Clarissa: 56440<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Clarissa had a population of 681 people. This makes Clarissa the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Clarissa represents 0.01% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 439th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 681 people, the population of Clarissa increased 11.82% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 609 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Clarissa had an population of 654 people. This is a decrease of 3.96% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.39% since the 2000 Census).

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

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 Clarissa. 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 Clarissa. 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 Clarissa.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Clarissa ...

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

Communities near Clarissa ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Long Prairie   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the South (S) of Clarissa

Staples   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Clarissa

Parkers Prairie   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Clarissa

Located in Otter Tail County

Browerville   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Clarissa

Verndale   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Clarissa

Located in Wadena County

Eagle Bend   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Clarissa

Carlos   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Clarissa

Located in Douglas County

Bertha   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Clarissa

Miltona   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Clarissa

Located in Douglas County

Hewitt   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Clarissa

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Minnesota

About Todd County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Todd County: www.co.todd.mn.us/

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

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.

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<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Clarissa. 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.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Clarissa.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clarissa - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 Clarissa). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Clarissa or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Clarissa) 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 Clarissa. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Clarissa

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clarissa. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.1284, Longitude: -94.9496     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Clarissa have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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