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Welcome to Wrenshall ...

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

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

The pronunciation of Wrenshall: WREN-shawl<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wrenshall has a population of 427 people<4> (see below for details).

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

Wrenshall is 1,030 feet [314 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

The area code for Wrenshall: (218)

The ZIP code for Wrenshall: 55797<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wrenshall had an population of 427 people. This is an increase of 7.02% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 38.64% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wrenshall had a population of 399 people. This makes Wrenshall the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 399 people, the population of Wrenshall increased 29.55% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 308 people).

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

Communities near Wrenshall ...

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

  • Duluth [Saint Louis County]
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    • Duluth [Saint Louis County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the northeast of Wrenshall
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,773 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Duluth<8>
  • Superior [Douglas County]
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    • Superior [Douglas County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the northeast of Wrenshall
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,213 people
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  • Cloquet [Carlton County]
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    • Cloquet [Carlton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the northwest of Wrenshall
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,014 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cloquet<8>
  • Hermantown [Saint Louis County]
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    • Hermantown [Saint Louis County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the northeast of Wrenshall
    • 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.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hermantown<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Proctor [Saint Louis County]
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      • Proctor [Saint Louis County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the northeast of Wrenshall
      • 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.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Proctor<8>
    • Scanlon [Carlton County]
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      • Scanlon [Carlton County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the north of Wrenshall
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 945 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scanlon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Superior Village [Douglas County]
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      • Superior Village [Douglas County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the east of Wrenshall
      • 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.
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    • Barnum [Carlton County]
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      • Barnum [Carlton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the southwest of Wrenshall
      • 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.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Barnum<8>
    • Oliver [Douglas County]
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      • Oliver [Douglas County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the east of Wrenshall
      • 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.
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    • Gary [Saint Louis County]
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      • Gary [Saint Louis County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the northeast of Wrenshall
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Wrenshall. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wrenshall.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wrenshall ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Minnesota

About Carlton County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wrenshall. 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>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Wrenshall. 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.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wrenshall.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wrenshall - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>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 Wrenshall). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Wrenshall or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Wrenshall) 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 Wrenshall. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WrenshallOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wrenshall. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.6217, Longitude: -92.3840       In this case, the coordinates for Wrenshall have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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