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Welcome to Proctor ...

The city of Proctor is located in Saint Louis County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Proctor: PRAHK-ter<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Proctor has a population of 3,028 people<4> (see below for details).

Proctor is 1,230 feet [375 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Proctor lies within the (218) area code.

Websites for Proctor ...

Official Website: www.ci.proctor.mn.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Proctor had an population of 3,028 people. This is a decrease of 0.95% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.17% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Proctor had a population of 3,057 people. This makes Proctor the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Proctor represents 0.06% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 204th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,057 people, the population of Proctor increased 7.19% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,852 people).

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

Communities Also Named Proctor ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Proctor - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Vermont, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Proctor ...

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

  • Duluth [Saint Louis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Duluth
    • Duluth [Saint Louis County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Proctor
    • Estimated population in 2019: 85,618 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duluth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Duluth<7>
  • Superior [Douglas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Superior
    • Superior [Douglas County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Proctor
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,977 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Superior
  • Cloquet [Carlton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cloquet
    • Cloquet [Carlton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the west of Proctor
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,009 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cloquet
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cloquet<7>
  • Hermantown [Saint Louis County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hermantown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hermantown
    • Hermantown [Saint Louis County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the north of Proctor
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,637 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hermantown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hermantown<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Superior [Douglas County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Superior have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Superior
      • Superior [Douglas County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Proctor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,220 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Superior
    • Parkland [Douglas County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parkland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parkland
      • Parkland [Douglas County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Proctor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,231 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkland
    • Carlton [Carlton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carlton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carlton
      • Carlton [Carlton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Proctor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,033 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carlton<7>
    • Scanlon [Carlton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scanlon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scanlon
      • Scanlon [Carlton County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the west of Proctor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 959 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scanlon
    • Superior Village [Douglas County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Superior Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Superior Village
      • Superior Village [Douglas County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Proctor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 705 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Superior Village
    • Wrenshall [Carlton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wrenshall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wrenshall
      • Wrenshall [Carlton County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Proctor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 424 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wrenshall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wrenshall<7>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Proctor. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Proctor.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Proctor ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Proctor: www.ci.proctor.mn.us/

The official website for Saint Louis County: www.co.st-louis.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 Saint Louis, 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 Proctor. 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 Proctor.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Proctor - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Proctor) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Proctor. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Proctor

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Proctor. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.7422, Longitude: -92.2275       In this case, the coordinates for Proctor 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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