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Jacobson Minnesota Community Guide


Location:
 

Location of Jacobson Minnesota


Population: 
 Ball Bluff Township 1970 1980 1990 2000 2007
(est)
1990-2000 Change
Actual Percent
Population 283 335 257 300 342 43 16.73
Land Area (sq. mile) 34.80 37.74 33.86 33.86 -- -0.00 -0.01
Density (persons per sq. mile) 8.13 8.88 7.59 8.86 -- 1.27 16.75
Housing Units 143 192 220 207 -- -13 -5.91
Households -- 121 102 121 139 19 18.63
Persons Per Household -- 2.77 2.52 2.48 2.46 -0.04 -1.57

Geography:

Jacobson is a small unincorporated community in Aitkin County, Minnesota in Ball Bluff Township. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.3 square miles (91.3 km≤), of which 33.9 square miles (87.7 km≤) is land and 1.4 square miles (3.7 km≤) (4.03%) is water.  The elevation is 1,273 ft (388 m) above sea level.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


Demographics:
 
As of the census of 2000, there were 300 people, 121 households, and 86 families residing in the township. The population density was 8.9 people per square mile (3.4/km≤). There were 207 housing units at an average density of 6.1/sq mi (2.4/km≤). The racial makeup of the township was 98.67% White, 0.67% Native American, and 0.67% from two or more races.

There were 121 households out of which 28.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.0% were married couples living together, 3.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.9% were non-families. 25.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the township the population was spread out with 22.7% under the age of 18, 4.7% from 18 to 24, 25.3% from 25 to 44, 31.3% from 45 to 64, and 16.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 102.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $33,750, and the median income for a family was $45,625. Males had a median income of $36,667 versus $21,500 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,602. About 19.6% of families and 28.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 47.9% of those under the age of eighteen and 10.5% of those sixty five or over.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

 

History: 

Jacobson, a village, Ball Bluff Township, section 9; named for longtime area pioneer and first postmaster Paul Jacobson and made up of several earlier communities: Mississippi (or Mississippi Landing), which was the Swan River Logging Company's main headquarters and terminus for unloading logs to be floated down the Mississippi River, and a station of the Duluth, Mississippi River, and Northern Railroad from 1892 to 1900 in section 4; Hiawatha, an 1894 platted town site east of Mississippi Landing, which had a post office authorized on May 24, 1893, but not established; and a 1928 town site called Bridge Park, a name retained by a subdivision of the community; the post office was established in 1901.

Courtesy Minnesota Historical Society


Government:
Ball Bluff Township
Jacobson, MN 55752
 
Chairperson Robert Jarvi
65669 Great River Road
Jacobson, MN  55752
(218) 752-6794
Clerk Michelle Nelson
68330 Great River Road
Jacobson, MN  55752
(218) 752-6729
Treasurer Patricia Jarvi
65669 Great River Road
Jacobson, MN  55752
(218) 752-6794
Supervisor Steve Saari
68353 198th Avenue
PO Box 562
Jacobson, MN  55752
(218) 752-6635
Supervisor Dale Thompson
18400 State Highway 200
Jacobson, MN  55752
(218) 752-6560

Post Office:
US Post Office
68298 State Highway 65
Jacobson, MN
55752-4828
Phone:
(218) 752-1414
Toll Free:
(800) ASK-USPS
Web:
www.usps.com
US Post Office
Regular Business Hours:
Week Days      
7:00 am - 4:00 pm  
Saturday          
7:00 am - 11:00 am
Latest Collection at Post Office:
Week Days            12:30 pm
Saturday                12:30 pm

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Utilities:
Utility Type Utility Name Utility Phone
Electricity n/a n/a
Natural Gas n/a n/a
Wastewater n/a n/a
Water n/a n/a
Telephone n/a n/a
Cable TV n/a n/a

Major Employers:
Employer Products/Services Employees
n/a


News:
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Minnesota State Highway Map of the Jacobson Minnesota area
Minnesota State Highway Map of the Jacobson Minnesota area


Events:

none


Attractions:

none


Recreation:

none


Lakes:
Lake Name Size
(acres)
Lake info Lake Map Rec Map Topo Map
Ball Bluff 159
Blackface 172
Hay 106
Little Ball Bluff 37
Vanduse 230

Health Care:

none


Schools:

none


Churches:
Carmel Lutheran Church
19942 650th Lane
Jacobson, MN 55752
Phone: (218) 492-1615

Pastor:  Loren and Judy Anderson Bauer
Sunday Worship:  11:00 am

Carmel Lutheran Church, Jacobson Minnesota
Jacobson Community Church
Jacobson, MN 55752
Phone: n/a

Pastor:  n/a
Sunday Worship:  10:30 am

 

Media:

None locally. Served by Grand Rapids and Aitkin media


Motels:

none


Resorts:

none


Campgrounds:
Jacobson Campground

Located on the west bank of the Mississippi River approx. 1 mile NW of Jacobson. It has 10 campsites, pit toilets, drinking water (artesian well), picnic tables, boat ramp to the Mississippi, near hiking/ATV/snowmobile trail, no electricity. This primitive campground is in the heart of large acreages of public land.

Old Mississippi River Bridge, Jacobson Minnesota
Old Mississippi River Bridge, Jacobson Minnesota
Courtesy Flickr and smokingduck - click image to enlarge


Businesses:
Carmel Lutheran Church
19942 650th Lane
Jacobson, MN 55752
Phone: (218) 492-1615

Pastor:  Loren and Judy Anderson Bauer
Sunday Worship:  11:00 am

Forestry Station
67791 State Highway 65, Jacobson, MN 55752-4714
Phone: (218) 752-6546
 
Fry Guy Concessions
65491 Great River Road
Jacobson, MN 55752
Phone: (218) 752-6563
 
Jacobson Community Church
Jacobson, MN 55752
Phone: n/a

Pastor:  n/a
Sunday Worship:  10:30 am

 
Jacobson Fire Department
68368 198th Avenue
Jacobson, MN 55752
Phone: (218) 752-6631
 
Laurie Shepherd Studio and
Log Cabin Gallery

21356 640th Lane
Jacobson, MN 55752
Phone: n/a
Web:
www.laurieshepherd.com

Artist Laurie Shepherd captures motion and emotion in her lifelike bronze sculptures.

Laurie Shepherd Studio and Log Cabin Gallery, Jacobson Minnesota
Loberg Polled Herefords
67740 154th Place
Jacobson, MN 55752
Phone: (218) 752-6533
Web: www.pph-herefords.com

Polled Hereford Cattle in Northern Minnesota. A small herd with excellent animals available by private treaty.

Loberg Polled Herefords
Mississippi Landing
68298 Highway 65
PO Box 581
Jacobson, MN 55752
Phone: (218) 752-1414
Fax: (218) 752-1417
Web: www.mississippilanding.com

Mississippi Landing is a locally owned gas station and convenience store. This isnít you ordinary gas station. It has gas, bait, propane, an ATM, video rental, cigars, cigarettes, newspapers on Sundays, and much more. Its handicap accessibility is also an advantage.

Mississippi Landing, Jacobson Minnesota
Odds and Errands
66346 190th Avenue N
Jacobson, MN 55752
Phone: (218) 259-3478
 
Sim Gift & Party
65780 Great River Road
Jacobson, MN 55752
Phone: (218) 262-4200
Web: www.simgiftandparty.com
 
US Post Office
68298 State Highway 65
Jacobson, MN
55752-4828
Phone:
(218) 752-1414
Toll Free:
(800) ASK-USPS
Web:
www.usps.com
 

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