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Taconite, Minnesota

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The location of Taconite

Welcome to Taconite ...

The city of Taconite is located in Itasca County.

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

The pronunciation of Taconite: TAK-uhn-yte<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Taconite has a population of 632 people<3> (see below for details).

Taconite is 1,420 feet [433 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Taconite is located in the (218) area code.

The ZIP code for Taconite: 55786<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Taconite had a population of 360 people. This makes Taconite the county's 15th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 360 people, the population of Taconite increased 14.29% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 315 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Taconite had an population of 632 people. This is an increase of 75.56% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 100.63% since the 2000 Census).

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

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 Taconite. 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 Taconite. 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 Taconite.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Taconite ...

Looking for more information about Taconite? 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.

Looking for more information about Taconite? 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 Taconite, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Taconite.

Communities near Taconite ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Grand Rapids   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the Southwest (SW) of Taconite

Unorganized Territory of Deer Lake   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Taconite

Cohasset   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Taconite

Keewatin   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Taconite

Nashwauk   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Taconite

La Prairie   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Taconite

Calumet   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of Taconite

Unorganized Territory of Little Sand Lake   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Taconite

Unorganized Territory of Janette Lake   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Taconite

Located in Saint Louis County

Warba   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of Taconite

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Minnesota

About Itasca County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Taconite. 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.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Taconite. 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 Taconite.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Taconite - 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 Taconite). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Taconite 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Taconite) 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 Taconite. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Taconite

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Taconite. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.3321, Longitude: -93.3688     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Taconite have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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