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Swan River, Minnesota

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The location of Swan River

Welcome to Swan River ...

Swan River is located in Itasca County.

The location of Swan River has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for Swan River: Swan Riv.

Swan River is 1,280 feet [390 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Swan River is located in the (218) area code.

The ZIP code for Swan River: 55784<3>

Communities Also Named Swan River ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Swan River - they are located in Kansas, Manitoba and Montana.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Swan River. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Swan River. 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 Swan River.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Swan River ...

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

Communities near Swan River ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Grand Rapids   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Swan River

Coleraine   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Swan River

Bovey   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Swan River

Marble   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Swan River

La Prairie   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Swan River

Taconite   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Swan River

Floodwood   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Swan River

Located in Saint Louis County

Calumet   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of Swan River

Unorganized Territory of Little Sand Lake   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of Swan River

Unorganized Territory of Janette Lake   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Swan River

Located in Saint Louis County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Swan River.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Minnesota

About Itasca County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Itasca County:

The official website for State of Minnesota:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Swan River - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 community (such as Swan River). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Swan River or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Swan River) 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 Swan River. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Swan River

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Swan River. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.0866, Longitude: -93.1949     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Swan River have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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