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Welcome to Scanlon ...

The city of Scanlon is located in Carlton County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Scanlon has a population of 960 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Scanlon.

Scanlon is 1,210 feet [369 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Scanlon: (218)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Scanlon had an population of 960 people. This is a decrease of 3.13% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.56% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Scanlon had a population of 991 people. This makes Scanlon the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Scanlon represents 0.02% of the population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 363rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 991 people, the population of Scanlon increased 18.26% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 838 people).

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

Communities Also Named Scanlon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Scanlon - they are located in Arkansas, Florida and Mississippi.

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

Communities near Scanlon ...

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

  • Duluth [Saint Louis County]
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    • Duluth [Saint Louis County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Scanlon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,773 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duluth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Duluth<6>
  • Superior [Douglas County]
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    • Superior [Douglas County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Scanlon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,213 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Superior
  • Hermantown [Saint Louis County]
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    • Hermantown [Saint Louis County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Scanlon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,504 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Hermantown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hermantown<6>
  • Proctor [Saint Louis County]
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    • Proctor [Saint Louis County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Scanlon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,006 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Proctor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Proctor
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Proctor<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Superior Village [Douglas County]
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      • Superior Village [Douglas County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Scanlon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 713 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Superior Village
    • Barnum [Carlton County]
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      • Barnum [Carlton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Scanlon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 593 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barnum have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barnum
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Barnum<6>
    • Wrenshall [Carlton County]
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      • Wrenshall [Carlton County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Scanlon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 423 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Wrenshall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wrenshall<6>
    • Oliver [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oliver
      • Oliver [Douglas County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Scanlon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 416 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oliver have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oliver
    • Gary [Saint Louis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gary
      • Gary [Saint Louis County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Scanlon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gary
    • Brookston [Saint Louis County]
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      • Brookston [Saint Louis County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Scanlon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 140 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookston<6>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Scanlon. See our Newspapers Page for Scanlon.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Scanlon ...

Looking for more information about Scanlon? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Scanlon, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Scanlon.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Minnesota

About Carlton County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Carlton County: www.co.carlton.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 Carlton, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Scanlon.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Scanlon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Scanlon) 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 Scanlon. 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 ScanlonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Scanlon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.7068, Longitude: -92.4300       In this case, the coordinates for Scanlon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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