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Welcome to Donaldson ...

The city of Donaldson is located in Kittson County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Donaldson has a population of 39 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Donaldson is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Donaldson is within the boundaries of the (218) area code.

The ZIP code for Donaldson: 56720<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Donaldson had an population of 39 people. This is a decrease of 7.14% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.88% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Donaldson had a population of 42 people. This makes Donaldson the county's 9th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 42 people, the population of Donaldson increased 2.44% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 41 people).

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

Communities Also Named Donaldson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Donaldson - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Donaldson ...

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

  • Hallock [Kittson County]
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    • Hallock [Kittson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Donaldson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 904 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hallock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hallock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hallock<7>
  • Drayton [Pembina County]
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    • Drayton [Pembina County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the west of Donaldson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 728 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Drayton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drayton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Drayton<7>
  • Karlstad [Kittson County]
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    • Karlstad [Kittson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Donaldson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 706 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Karlstad have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Karlstad<7>
  • Stephen [Marshall County]
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    • Stephen [Marshall County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the south of Donaldson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 645 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stephen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stephen<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Argyle [Marshall County]
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      • Argyle [Marshall County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Donaldson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 641 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Argyle<7>
    • Lancaster [Kittson County]
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      • Lancaster [Kittson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Donaldson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 327 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lancaster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lancaster<7>
    • Lake Bronson [Kittson County]
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      • Lake Bronson [Kittson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Donaldson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 199 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Bronson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Bronson<7>
    • Kennedy [Kittson County]
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      • Kennedy [Kittson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the north of Donaldson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 182 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kennedy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kennedy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kennedy<7>
    • Halma [Kittson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Halma
      • Halma [Kittson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Donaldson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 60 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Halma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Halma
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Halma<7>
    • Pittsburgh [Pembina County]
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      • Pittsburgh [Pembina County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Donaldson
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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 Donaldson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Donaldson.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Donaldson ...

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

Adding Donaldson to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Kittson, 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 Donaldson.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Donaldson - 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 Donaldson). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Donaldson 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- Donaldson) 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 Donaldson. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DonaldsonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Donaldson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.5755, Longitude: -96.8980       In this case, the coordinates for Donaldson 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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