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Finland, Minnesota

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Country  United States
County  Lake
GNIS feature ID  656231
Zip code  55603
Local time  Saturday 6:36 PM
State  Minnesota
Time zone  Central (CST) (UTC-6)
Elevation  405 m
Population  195 (2010)
Area code  218
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Weather  -12°C, Wind NW at 10 km/h, 44% Humidity
Area  14.04 km² (13.99 km² Land / 6 ha Water)

Finland is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Crystal Bay Township, Lake County, Minnesota, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 195.

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Map of Finland, MN 55603, USA

The community is located north of Silver Bay on Minnesota State Highway 1.

Geography

The community of Finland is located 6 miles inland from Lake Superior's North Shore; and 39 miles northeast of the city of Two Harbors.

State Highway 1, County Road 6, and County Road 7 are three of the main routes in the community.

The Baptism River flows through the community. George H. Crosby Manitou State Park is located 7 miles northeast of Finland.

The community is located within the Finland State Forest in Lake County.

Community

Finland is home to a community center, one Lutheran church, (which was apparently struck by lightning on 6 July, 2013 and burned down), a post office, Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center, and the Organic Consumer's Association.

Local business establishments include a gas station, a motel, four bars, and a cooperative general store.

History

A post office called Finland has been in operation since 1915. A large share of the early settlers being natives of Finland caused the name to be selected.

References

Finland, Minnesota Wikipedia


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