within Crystal Bay Township, Lake County
|• Total||5.422 sq mi (14.04 km2)|
|• Land||5.400 sq mi (13.99 km2)|
|• Water||0.022 sq mi (0.06 km2)|
|Elevation||1,329 ft (405 m)|
|• Density||36/sq mi (14/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||656231|
State Highway 1, County Road 6, and County Road 7 are three of the main routes in the community.
The community is located within the Finland State Forest in Lake County.
Finland is a small community. It has a gas station, a motel, a cooperative general store, a community center, one Lutheran church, four bars, a post office, the Organic Consumer's Association and Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center.
The community was settled mainly by Finnish immigrants in 1895. From the late 1890s to the early 1950s, it was a popular destination for Finnish immigrants. In the present day, a majority of the people in the community are Finnish Americans. In 1967 a postage stamp honoring the fiftieth anniversary of Finland's (Europe) independence was issued by the U.S. Post Office Department, and first placed on sale in Finland, Minnesota.