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Welcome to Cloquet ...

The city of Cloquet is located in Carlton County<1>.

The pronunciation of Cloquet: KLOH-kay<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Cloquet has a population of 12,033 people<3> (see below for details).

Cloquet was established in 1884.

The community of Cloquet is 1,270 feet [387 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Cloquet: (218)

The ZIP code for Cloquet: 55720<5>

Websites for Cloquet ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.cloquet.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Cloquet, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cloquet had an population of 12,033 people. This is a decrease of 0.75% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.43% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cloquet had a population of 12,124 people (which is 34.26% of the total population of Carlton County). This makes Cloquet the county's most populous community.

The population of Cloquet represents 0.23% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 85th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 12,124 people, the population of Cloquet increased 8.24% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 11,201 people).

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

Communities Also Named Cloquet ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Cloquet - it's located in Arkansas.

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

Communities near Cloquet ...

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

  • Duluth [Saint Louis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Duluth
    • Duluth [Saint Louis County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Cloquet
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,773 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duluth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Duluth<7>
  • Superior [Douglas County]
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    • Superior [Douglas County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Cloquet
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,213 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Superior
  • Hermantown [Saint Louis County]
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    • Hermantown [Saint Louis County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Cloquet
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,504 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hermantown have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hermantown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hermantown<7>
  • Proctor [Saint Louis County]
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    • Proctor [Saint Louis County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the east of Cloquet
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,006 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Proctor have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Proctor
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Proctor<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Superior [Douglas County]
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      • Superior [Douglas County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Cloquet
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,265 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Superior have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Superior
    • Superior Village [Douglas County]
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      • Superior Village [Douglas County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Cloquet
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 713 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Superior Village have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Superior Village
    • Barnum [Carlton County]
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      • Barnum [Carlton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Cloquet
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 593 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barnum have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barnum
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Barnum<7>
    • Wrenshall [Carlton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wrenshall
      • Wrenshall [Carlton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Cloquet
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 423 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wrenshall have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wrenshall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wrenshall<7>
    • Oliver [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oliver
      • Oliver [Douglas County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Cloquet
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 416 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oliver have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oliver
    • Gary [Saint Louis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gary
      • Gary [Saint Louis County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Cloquet
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gary have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gary

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 Cloquet. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cloquet.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Cloquet. 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 Cloquet.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cloquet. Our list includes 12 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Cloquet.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cloquet ...

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

Adding Cloquet to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Cloquet 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 Cloquet was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Cloquet on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Minnesota (1932).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Carlton County: www.co.carlton.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 Carlton, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Cloquet. 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 Cloquet.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cloquet - 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 Cloquet). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Cloquet 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 '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- Cloquet) 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 Cloquet. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CloquetOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cloquet. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.7159, Longitude: -92.4491    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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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