Grattan, Minnesota

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Grattan, Minnesota
Grattan, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Grattan, Minnesota
Grattan, Minnesota
Location of the community of Grattan
within Grattan Township, Itasca County
Grattan, Minnesota is located in the United States
Grattan, Minnesota
Grattan, Minnesota
Grattan, Minnesota (the United States)
Coordinates: 47°49′03″N 94°05′20″W / 47.81750°N 94.08889°W / 47.81750; -94.08889Coordinates: 47°49′03″N 94°05′20″W / 47.81750°N 94.08889°W / 47.81750; -94.08889
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyItasca
TownshipGrattan Township
Elevation
1,352 ft (412 m)
Population
 • Total10
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
56661
Area code(s)218
GNIS feature ID2095324[1]

Grattan is an unincorporated community in Grattan Township, Itasca County, Minnesota, United States.

The community is located northwest of Wirt; near the junction of Itasca County Roads 26 and 31. The boundary line between Itasca and Koochiching counties is nearby.

Nearby places include Northome, Dora Lake, and Wirt. Grattan is located 12 miles east-southeast of Northome; and 11 miles northwest of Wirt. Grattan is 49 miles northwest of Deer River.

Grattan is located within ZIP code 56661 based in Northome. A post office previously operated in the community of Grattan, first as Pinetop (1901–1920), and then as Grattan (1920–1935), until its closing in 1935.

Moose Brook and Windigo Creek are both nearby. Grattan is located within the Big Fork State Forest and the Chippewa National Forest.

References[edit]

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