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Welcome to Fisher ...

The city of Fisher is located in Polk County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Fisher has a population of 417 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Fisher is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Fisher lies within the (218) area code.

The ZIP code for Fisher: 56723<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fisher had an population of 417 people. This is a decrease of 4.14% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.14% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fisher had a population of 435 people. This makes Fisher the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 435 people, the population of Fisher has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 435 people).

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

Communities Also Named Fisher ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 34 communities that are also named Fisher - they are located in Arkansas (2), California (2), Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan (5), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), Quebec, Texas (2), Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Fisher ...

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

  • Grand Forks [Grand Forks County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand Forks
    • Grand Forks [Grand Forks County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Fisher
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 55,950 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Forks
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grand Forks<7>
  • East Grand Forks [Polk County]
  • Crookston [Polk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crookston
    • Crookston [Polk County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the east of Fisher
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,631 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crookston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crookston<7>
  • Thompson [Grand Forks County]
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    • Thompson [Grand Forks County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Fisher
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,027 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thompson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thompson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thompson<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Buxton [Traill County]
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      • Buxton [Traill County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Fisher
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 316 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buxton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buxton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buxton<7>
    • Reynolds [Traill County]
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      • Reynolds [Traill County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Fisher
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 299 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reynolds have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reynolds
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reynolds<7>
    • Climax [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Climax
      • Climax [Polk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Fisher
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 261 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Climax have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Climax
    • Nielsville [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nielsville
      • Nielsville [Polk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Fisher
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 82 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nielsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nielsville
    • Mallory [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mallory
      • Mallory [Polk County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Fisher
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mallory have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mallory
    • Euclid [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Euclid
      • Euclid [Polk County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Fisher
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Euclid

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fisher ...

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

Adding Fisher to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Minnesota

About Polk County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Polk County: www.co.polk.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 Polk, 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 Fisher.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fisher - 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 Fisher). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Fisher 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fisher) 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 Fisher. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FisherOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fisher. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.7993, Longitude: -96.7997       In this case, the coordinates for Fisher 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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