Saginaw, Minnesota

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Saginaw, Minnesota
Saginaw, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Saginaw, Minnesota
Saginaw, Minnesota
Location of Saginaw within Saint Louis County
Saginaw, Minnesota is located in the United States
Saginaw, Minnesota
Saginaw, Minnesota
Saginaw, Minnesota (the United States)
Coordinates: 46°51′33″N 92°26′40″W / 46.85917°N 92.44444°W / 46.85917; -92.44444Coordinates: 46°51′33″N 92°26′40″W / 46.85917°N 92.44444°W / 46.85917; -92.44444
CountryUnited States
CountySaint Louis
1,352 ft (412 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)218
GNIS feature ID662318[1]

Saginaw is an unincorporated area in Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States. Although unincorporated, Saginaw has a post office with the ZIP code 55779.


Saginaw is located 18 miles northwest of the city of Duluth. The center of Saginaw is generally considered at the junction of Saginaw Road (Saint Louis County Road 46) and Vibert Road (County Road 875) in the southeast corner of Industrial Township. Nearby is the junction of U.S. Highway 2 and State Highway 33 in the northeast corner of Brevator Township. U.S. 53, U.S. 2, State Highway 33 (MN 33), and State Highway 194 (MN 194) are four of the main routes in the Saginaw area.

Grand Lake Township and Industrial Township are also known as Saginaw.

The unincorporated communities of Taft and Twig are located within the Saginaw area.


A post office called Saginaw has been in operation since 1906.[2] Saginaw was probably named after Saginaw, Michigan.[3]


  1. ^ "Saginaw, Minnesota". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "St. Louis County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 7 August 2015.
  3. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 489.
  • Rand McNally Road Atlas – 2007 edition – Minnesota entry
  • Official State of Minnesota Highway Map – 2011/2012 edition