Dora Lake, Minnesota

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Dora Lake, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Dora Lake, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Dora Lake, Minnesota
Dora Lake, Minnesota
Location of the community of Dora Lake
within Kinghurst Township, Itasca County
Dora Lake, Minnesota is located in the US
Dora Lake, Minnesota
Dora Lake, Minnesota
Dora Lake, Minnesota (the US)
Coordinates: 47°44′19″N 94°02′25″W / 47.73861°N 94.04028°W / 47.73861; -94.04028Coordinates: 47°44′19″N 94°02′25″W / 47.73861°N 94.04028°W / 47.73861; -94.04028
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyItasca
TownshipKinghurst Township
Elevation1,325 ft (404 m)
Population
 • Total70
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code56661
Area code(s)218
GNIS feature ID656029[1]

Dora Lake is an unincorporated community in Kinghurst Township, Itasca County, Minnesota, United States; located within the Chippewa National Forest. The community is located near Wirt at the junction of Itasca County Roads 29 and 145.

Nearby places include Northome, Wirt, Max, and Alvwood. Dora Lake is located 20 miles southeast of Northome; and 22 miles west of Bigfork. Dora Lake is 24 miles east of Blackduck; and 41 miles northwest of Deer River.

ZIP codes 56661 (Northome), 56688 (Wirt), and 56659 (Max) all meet near Dora Lake. A post office previously operated in the community of Dora Lake, first as Popple (1905–1946), and then as Dora Lake (1946–1953), until its closing in 1953.

The Bowstring River is nearby.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dora Lake, Minnesota". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  • Rand McNally Road Atlas – 2007 edition – Minnesota entry
  • Official State of Minnesota Highway Map – 2011/2012 edition
  • Mn/DOT map of Itasca County – Sheet 2 – 2011 edition