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Welcome to Hibbing ...

The city of Hibbing is located in Saint Louis County.

The pronunciation of Hibbing: HIB-bing<1>

When the people of Hibbing refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Hibbingite<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Hibbing has a population of 15,944 people<3> (see below for details).

Hibbing was established in 1893.

The community of Hibbing is 1,490 feet [454 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

The ZIP codes for Hibbing: 55746-55747<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hibbing had a population of 16,361 people (which is 8.17% of the total population of Saint Louis County). This makes Hibbing the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Hibbing represents 0.31% of the population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 66th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 16,361 people, the population of Hibbing decreased 4.16% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 17,071 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Hibbing had an population of 15,944 people. This is a decrease of 2.55% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.6% since the 2000 Census).

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

Websites for Hibbing ...

Official Website:

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 Hibbing. 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 Hibbing. 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 Hibbing. Our list includes 16 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hibbing ...

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

Communities near Hibbing ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Virginia   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the Northeast (NE) of Hibbing

Eveleth   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Hibbing

Mountain Iron   [Map]

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

Keewatin   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of Hibbing

Located in Itasca County

Buhl   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Hibbing

Nashwauk   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of Hibbing

Located in Itasca County

Marble   [Map]

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

Located in Itasca County

Calumet   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Hibbing

Located in Itasca County

Unorganized Territory of Little Sand Lake   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Hibbing

Located in Itasca County

Unorganized Territory of Janette Lake   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Hibbing

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Hibbing. 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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<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Hibbing refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Hibbing may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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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 Hibbing.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hibbing - 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 Hibbing). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hibbing or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Hibbing includes: 55746 & 55747.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hibbing. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.4146, Longitude: -92.9418     [Map].

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