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Welcome to Ortonville ...

The city of Ortonville is primarily located in Big Stone County<1> and is the County Seat for Big Stone County. A portion of Ortonville extends into Lac qui Parle County.

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

The pronunciation of Ortonville: OR-tuhn-vil<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Ortonville has a population of 1,782 people<4> (see below for details).

Ortonville is 1,070 feet [326 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

The telephone area code for Ortonville: (320)

The ZIP code for Ortonville: 56278<6>

Websites for Ortonville ...

Official Website: www.ortonville.net/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ortonville had an population of 1,782 people. This is a decrease of 6.99% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.42% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ortonville had a population of 1,916 people (or 36.36% of the total population of Big Stone County). This makes Ortonville the county's most populous community.

The population of Ortonville represents 0.04% of the population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 264th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,916 people, the population of Ortonville decreased 11.21% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,158 people).

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

Communities Also Named Ortonville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Ortonville - they are located in California, Iowa, Michigan and New Brunswick.

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

Communities near Ortonville ...

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

  • Milbank [Grant County]
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    • Milbank [Grant County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the southwest of Ortonville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milbank have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,103 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milbank<8>
  • Graceville [Big Stone County]
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    • Graceville [Big Stone County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the north of Ortonville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Graceville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 560 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Graceville<8>
  • Clinton [Big Stone County]
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    • Clinton [Big Stone County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the north of Ortonville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 413 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<8>
  • Bellingham [Lac qui Parle County]
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    • Bellingham [Lac qui Parle County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the southeast of Ortonville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bellingham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 150 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Odessa [Big Stone County]
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      • Odessa [Big Stone County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the southeast of Ortonville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Odessa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 131 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Odessa<8>
    • Hartford Beach [Roberts County]
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      • Hartford Beach [Roberts County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the northwest of Ortonville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartford Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2014: 126 people
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    • Corona [Roberts County]
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      • Corona [Roberts County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the west of Ortonville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 106 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corona<8>
    • Twin Brooks [Grant County]
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      • Twin Brooks [Grant County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the west of Ortonville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Twin Brooks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 70 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Brooks
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Twin Brooks<8>
    • Nassau [Lac qui Parle County]
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      • Nassau [Lac qui Parle County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the south of Ortonville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nassau have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 67 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nassau
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nassau<8>
    • Louisburg [Lac qui Parle County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louisburg
      • Louisburg [Lac qui Parle County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the southeast of Ortonville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Louisburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 44 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisburg

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ortonville. Our list includes 13 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Ortonville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ortonville ...

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

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About Big Stone County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Ortonville: www.ortonville.net/

The official website for Big Stone County: www.bigstonecounty.org/

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 Big Stone, 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 Ortonville. 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 Ortonville.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ortonville - 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 Ortonville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ortonville 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 '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- Ortonville) 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 Ortonville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ortonville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ortonville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.3038, Longitude: -96.4411       In this case, the coordinates for Ortonville 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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