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Welcome to Halstad ...

The city of Halstad is located in Norman County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Halstad: HAWL-sted<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Halstad has a population of 553 people<4> (see below for details).

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

Halstad is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

The telephone area code for Halstad: (218)

The ZIP code for Halstad: 56548<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Halstad had an population of 553 people. This is a decrease of 7.37% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.09% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Halstad had a population of 597 people (which is 8.71% of the total population of Norman County). This makes Halstad the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Halstad represents 0.01% of the population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 466th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 597 people, the population of Halstad decreased 4.02% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 622 people).

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

Communities near Halstad ...

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

  • Hillsboro [Traill County]
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    • Hillsboro [Traill County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the west of Halstad
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,624 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hillsboro<8>
  • Ada [Norman County]
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    • Ada [Norman County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the east of Halstad
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,556 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ada have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ada
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ada<8>
  • Hendrum [Norman County]
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    • Hendrum [Norman County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the south of Halstad
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 282 people
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  • Climax [Polk County]
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    • Climax [Polk County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the north of Halstad
    • 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.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Shelly [Norman County]
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      • Shelly [Norman County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the north of Halstad
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 178 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shelly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Grandin [Cass County]
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      • Grandin [Cass County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the southwest of Halstad
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 171 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grandin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grandin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grandin<8>
    • Georgetown [Clay County]
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      • Georgetown [Clay County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the south of Halstad
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 126 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Georgetown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Borup [Norman County]
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      • Borup [Norman County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the southeast of Halstad
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 103 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Borup have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Beltrami [Polk County]
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      • Beltrami [Polk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the northeast of Halstad
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 99 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beltrami have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Perley [Norman County]
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      • Perley [Norman County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the south of Halstad
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 83 people
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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 Halstad. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Halstad.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Halstad ...

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

Adding Halstad to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Norman County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Norman County: www.co.norman.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 Norman, 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>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Halstad. 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.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Halstad.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Halstad - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>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 Halstad). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Halstad or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>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- Halstad) 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 Halstad. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HalstadOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Halstad. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.3510, Longitude: -96.8246       In this case, the coordinates for Halstad have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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