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Brookston Minnesota Community Guide


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Population: 
Brookston (city) 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2000-2010 Change
Actual Percent
Population 137 124 107 98 141 +43 +43.88
Land Area (sq. mile) 0.00 0.56 0.56 0.56 0.56 0 0.00
Density (persons per sq. mile) -- 221.43 191.07 175.91 251.79 +75.88 +43.14
Housing Units 45 43 40 38 39 +1 +2.63
Households -- 38 33 38 38 0 0.00
Persons Per Household -- 3.00 2.88 2.58 3.71 +1.13 +43.80

Geography:

Brookston is a city in St. Louis County, Minnesota, along the St. Louis River opposite the mouth of the Artichoke River. U.S. Highway 2 and County Road 31 are two of the main arterial routes in the community. Brookston is located within Culver Township. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.5 km˛), all of it land. The elevation is 1,227 ft (374 m) above sea level.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Demographics:
As of the census of 2000, there were 98 people, 38 households, and 28 families residing in the city. The population density was 175.9 people per square mile (67.6/km˛). There were 38 housing units at an average density of 68.2/sq mi (26.2/km˛). The racial makeup of the city was 82.65% White, 1.02% African American, 8.16% Native American, and 8.16% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.02% of the population. 68.2% were of Finnish, 12.1% Danish and 10.6% Swedish ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 38 households out of which 31.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.6% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.7% were non-families. 18.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the city the population was spread out with 29.6% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 32.7% from 25 to 44, 12.2% from 45 to 64, and 18.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 117.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $32,917, and the median income for a family was $40,625. Males had a median income of $40,625 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,009. There were no families and 5.3% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 23.5% of those over 64.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


History:  

BROOKSTON is a city in sections 27 and 34 of Culver Township; it was platted about 1905 and incorporated as a village on April 13, 1907; the post office began in 1899. The city was destroyed by a forest fire in 1918 and rebuilt. It was formerly known as Stoney Brook Junction, the Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range Railroad station located in section 28.

Courtesy Minnesota Historical Society


Government:
City of Brookston
Brookston, MN 55711
 
Mayor Jeff Antonovich
Brookston, MN 55711
n/a
Clerk       Wayne Graves
8736 1st Street S
Brookston, MN 55711
(218) 591-7463
Treasurer Lauri Wilton
Highway 31
Brookston, MN 55711
(218) 453-5533
Councilperson Williams Spicer
4854 Highway 31

Brookston, MN 55711
(218) 453-5532
Councilperson Dar Olson
First Street South
Brookston, MN 55711
(218) 453-5541
Councilperson Brock Wilton
Brookston, MN 55711
n/a

Post Office:
US Post Office
4869 Highway 31
Brookston, MN 55711-5000
Phone: (218) 453-5616
Toll Free:
(800) ASK-USPS
Web: www.usps.com
US Post Office
Regular Business Hours:
Week Days    
7:30 am - 11:30 am
                      12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Saturday        
8:15 am - 9:00 am  
Latest Collection at Post Office:
Week Days            03:30 pm
Saturday                05:45 pm


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Events:
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Attractions:
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Recreation:
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Health Care:
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Schools:   
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Churches:   
Immanuel Lutheran Church - ELCA
4854 Highway 31
Brookston, MN 55711
Phone: (218) 345-6474
 

Media:
none - served by Duluth media

Motels:
none

Resorts:
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Campgrounds:
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Businesses:

Anderson Pine Grove Home
5130 Highway 31
Brookston
, MN 55711
Phone: (218) 453-5554

 
Arrowhead Town Hall
9798 Highway 2
Brookston, MN 55711
Phone: (218) 879-6916 
 
Brookston Ambulance
Brookston
, MN 55711
Phone: (218) 726-2340
 
Brookston Community Center
8200 Belich Street

Brookston
, MN 55711
Phone: (218) 878-8033
 
Brookston Transfer Station
8609 Highway 2
Brookston
, MN 55711
Phone: (218) 453-5692
 
Clark Builders
9372 Mccamus Road

Brookston
, MN 55711
Phone: (218) 590-3460
 
Country Corner
9497 Highway 2
Brookston, MN 55711
Phone: (218) 453-5660
 
Ekman Roofing
4997 Maki Road
Brookston, MN 55711

Phone: (218) 878-1299
 
Garden Images
4881 Stevens Road
Brookston, MN 55711

Phone: (218) 453-1199
 
Hilltop Tree Farm
9358 Highway 2
Brookston, MN 55711
Phone: (218) 453-5625
Web: www.hilltoptree-farm.com

Hilltop Tree Farm is a tree farm in the area of Brookston, MN. We provide trees for landscaping, for windbreaks, and for privacy. We also offer Christmas trees to our customers.

Hilltop Tree Farm, Brookston Minnesota
Immanuel Lutheran Church
4854 Highway 31
Brookston, MN 55711
Phone: (218) 345-6474
 

Lamb House
4878 Highway 31
Brookston, MN 55711
Phone: (218) 453-5262 

 
Midwest Transport & Excavating
9242 Highway 2
Brookston, MN 55711
Phone: (218) 453-5652 
 
Peterson Colonial Homes
4723 Nygaard Road
Brookston, MN 55711
Phone: (218) 453-5646
Web: www.
petersoncolonialhomes.com

Peterson Colonial Homes is a licensed Group Residential Housing Facility and Board and Lodge with Special Services. We provide services to adults with a diagnosis of Mental Illness, Chemical Dependency and/or Geriatric. We take pride in offering a comfortable environment and provide assistance in a day to day decisions and responsibilities

Peterson Colonial Homes, Brookston Minnesota
Residential Service
9549 Mccamus Road
Brookston, MN 55711

Phone: (218) 453-5020
 
Stony Brook Saloon
8780 Mccamus Road
Brookston, MN 55711

Phone: (218) 453-5610 
 
Stony Brook Taxidermy
9282 Highway 2
Brookston, MN 55711
Phone: (218) 453-5517 
 
Sturdy Gurlz
4364 Brandon Road
Brookston, MN 55711

Phone: (218) 878-1142 
 
Thibault Excavating & Landscaping
9700 Mccamus Road
Brookston, MN 55711

Phone: (218) 428-1318
 
US Post Office
4869 Highway 31
Brookston, MN 55711-5000
Phone: (218) 453-5616
Toll Free:
(800) ASK-USPS
Web: www.usps.com
 
Winter Home West
4889 Paupores Road

Brookston, MN 55711
 
Phone: (218) 879-7981 
 

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