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Welcome to Proctor ...

The pronunciation of Proctor: PRAHK-ter<1>

The city of Proctor is located in Saint Louis County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Proctor has a population of 3,058 people<2> (see below for details).

Proctor is 1,230 feet [375 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Proctor is within the (218) area code.

Population Details ...

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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Proctor had an population of 3,058 people (or an increase of 7.22% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Proctor ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Carlton   [Map]   1,031   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cloquet   [Map]   11,938   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Duluth   [Map]   86,066   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Hermantown   [Map]   9,513   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Scanlon   [Map]   965   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Oliver (WI)   [Map]   410   S   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Proctor. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 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 Proctor. Our list includes 4 papers.

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

Websites for Proctor ...

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

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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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: www.state.mn.us/



Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation. While it might not be exactly right, it should 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Proctor.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Proctor - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Proctor. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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 that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.7422, Longitude: -92.2275     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Proctor have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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