Burnett, Minnesota

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For the county in northwest Wisconsin named Burnett, see Burnett County, Wisconsin.
Burnett, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Burnett, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Burnett, Minnesota
Burnett, Minnesota
Burnett, Minnesota is located in the US
Burnett, Minnesota
Burnett, Minnesota
Location of the community of Burnett
within Industrial Township, Saint Louis County
Coordinates: 46°54′03″N 92°31′28″W / 46.90083°N 92.52444°W / 46.90083; -92.52444Coordinates: 46°54′03″N 92°31′28″W / 46.90083°N 92.52444°W / 46.90083; -92.52444
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Saint Louis
Township Industrial Township
Elevation 1,312 ft (400 m)
 • Total 20
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55779
Area code(s) 218
GNIS feature ID 660912[1]

Burnett is an unincorporated community in Industrial Township, Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States.

The community is located 25 miles northwest of the city of Duluth at the intersection of Industrial Road (County 7) and Center Line Road.

State Highway 33 (MN 33) is nearby. The Cloquet River flows through the community.

The communities of Alborn, Culver, Independence, and Brookston are all near Burnett.

A post office called Burnett was established in 1896, and remained in operation until 1982.[2] The community was named for a railroad official.[3]


  1. ^ "Burnett, Minnesota". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "St. Louis County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 15 January 2016. Retrieved 7 August 2015. 
  3. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 478. 
  • Rand McNally Road Atlas – 2007 edition – Minnesota entry
  • Official State of Minnesota Highway Map – 2011/2012 edition