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Welcome to Sturgeon Lake ...

The city of Sturgeon Lake is located in Pine County<1>.

The pronunciation of Sturgeon Lake: STER-juhn<2>

A typical abbreviation for Sturgeon Lake: Sturgeon Lk.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Sturgeon Lake has a population of 426 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Sturgeon Lake is 1,070 feet [326 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Sturgeon Lake is located in the (218) area code.

The ZIP code for Sturgeon Lake: 55783<5>

Websites for Sturgeon Lake ...

Official Website: www.ci.sturgeon-lake.mn.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sturgeon Lake had an population of 426 people. This is a decrease of 2.96% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 22.77% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sturgeon Lake had a population of 439 people. This makes Sturgeon Lake the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 439 people, the population of Sturgeon Lake increased 26.51% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 347 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Sturgeon Lake.

Communities Also Named Sturgeon Lake ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Sturgeon Lake - it's located in Saskatchewan.

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

Communities near Sturgeon Lake ...

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

  • Moose Lake [Carlton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moose Lake
    • Moose Lake [Carlton County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the northeast of Sturgeon Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,790 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moose Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moose Lake
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moose Lake<8>
  • Sandstone [Pine County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandstone
    • Sandstone [Pine County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Sturgeon Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,554 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandstone have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandstone
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sandstone<8>
  • Barnum [Carlton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barnum
    • Barnum [Carlton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Sturgeon Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 593 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barnum have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barnum
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Barnum<8>
  • Willow River [Pine County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willow River
    • Willow River [Pine County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the south of Sturgeon Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 397 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willow River
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Willow River<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Askov [Pine County]
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      • Askov [Pine County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Sturgeon Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 350 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Askov
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Askov<8>
    • Finlayson [Pine County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Finlayson
      • Finlayson [Pine County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Sturgeon Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 305 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Finlayson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Finlayson<8>
    • Rutledge [Pine County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rutledge
      • Rutledge [Pine County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the south of Sturgeon Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 221 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rutledge have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rutledge
    • Kettle River [Carlton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kettle River
      • Kettle River [Carlton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Sturgeon Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 170 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kettle River have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kettle River
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kettle River<8>
    • Bruno [Pine County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bruno
      • Bruno [Pine County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Sturgeon Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 97 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bruno
    • Kerrick [Pine County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kerrick
      • Kerrick [Pine County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Sturgeon Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 63 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kerrick
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kerrick<8>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sturgeon Lake ...

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

Adding Sturgeon Lake to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Sturgeon Lake in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Sturgeon Lake was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Sturgeon Lake on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Minnesota (1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Sturgeon Lake on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Pine County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Sturgeon Lake: www.ci.sturgeon-lake.mn.us/

The official website for Pine County: www.pinecounty.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 Pine, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Sturgeon Lake. 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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sturgeon Lake.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sturgeon Lake - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Sturgeon Lake). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Sturgeon Lake or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 from Point A (ie- Sturgeon Lake) 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 Sturgeon Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sturgeon LakeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sturgeon Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.3812, Longitude: -92.8248    
<7>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.
<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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