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Welcome to Menahga ...

The city of Menahga is located in Wadena County.

The location of Menahga has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

The pronunciation of Menahga: muhn-NAH-gah<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Menahga has a population of 1,323 people<3> (see below for details).

Menahga is 1,380 feet [421 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Menahga: (218)

The ZIP code for Menahga: 56464<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Menahga had a population of 1,306 people (which is 9.43% of the total population of Wadena County). This makes Menahga the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Menahga represents 0.02% of the population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 318th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,306 people, the population of Menahga increased 7.05% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,220 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Menahga had an population of 1,323 people. This is an increase of 1.3% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.44% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Menahga ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Park Rapids   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the North (N) of Menahga

Located in Hubbard County

Sebeka   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of Menahga

Nevis   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Menahga

Located in Hubbard County

Nimrod   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Menahga

Wolf Lake   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of Menahga

Located in Becker County

Osage   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Menahga

Located in Becker County

Bluffton   [Map]

Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) of Menahga

Located in Otter Tail County

New York Mills   [Map]

Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Menahga

Located in Otter Tail County

Pine Point   [Map]

Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Menahga

Located in Becker County

Ponsford   [Map]

Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Menahga

Located in Becker County

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

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 Menahga. 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 Menahga. 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 Menahga. Our list includes 4 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Menahga ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wadena County: www.co.wadena.mn.us/

The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Menahga. 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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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Menahga.

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Menahga. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.7471, Longitude: -95.1011     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Menahga have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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