Fosston Polk County, Minnesota

Fosston: City in Polk County, Minnesota, United States

Fosston locator map
Location of Fosston on Minnesota map.

About

Fosston is a city located in the county of Polk in the U.S. state of Minnesota. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,527 and a population density of 282 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 1,464 inhabitants.

The city was created 132 years ago in 1888.

Geography

Fosston is located at 47°34'35"N 95°45'5"W (47.5763500, -95.7514100).

Weather

Fosston forecast: Sunny, with a high near 86. Southeast wind 3 to 9 mph. more

Fosston map

Fosston Quick Facts

Population : 1,464 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Minnesota (United States)
County : Polk County
Postal code : 56542
Phone Area Codes : 218
Area : 5.42 km2
Altitude : 1,293 feet / 394 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1889 (132 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 04:07:30 (27th July 2021)
Density : 270 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -4.3% (2010-2019)
Weather : 86℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Fosston decreased by 4.3% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,527 - census
2011 1,524 -0.2% estimation process
2012 1,517 -0.46% estimation process
2013 1,515 -0.13% estimation process
2014 1,505 -0.66% estimation process
2015 1,496 -0.6% estimation process
2016 1,501 0.33% estimation process
2017 1,488 -0.87% estimation process
2018 1,471 -1.16% estimation process
2019 1,464 -0.48% estimation process

Fosston zip code is 56542. County name: Polk, County fips: 27119

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People born in Fosston (5)

People born in Fosston, including conductor Bruce Ferden, comedian Lily Hanson, Shirley Winsley, you can see a list of people who born in Fosston.

  • Edgar Olson (American politician)
  • Arthur O. Peterson (American poet)

Schools

College & universities near Fosston

Code Name City ZIP
434751 White Earth Tribal and Community College Mahnomen (MN) 56557

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Fosston

Code Name Address Type
DLK Detroit Lakes 116 Pioneer Street RAIL
GFK Grand Forks 5555 DeMers Avenue RAIL
FAR Fargo 420 4th Street North RAIL

Other cities in Polk County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Polk County , MN. (more)

City Name Population Title
East Grand Forks 8,535 City in Polk County, Minnesota, United States of America
Fertile 818 City in Polk County, Minnesota, United States
Girard 734 Township in Otter Tail County, Minnesota
McIntosh 605 Human settlement in Polk County, Minnesota, United States of America
Freeman 478 Township in Freeborn County, Minnesota, United States
Erskine 475 City in Minnesota, United States
Crookston 420 City in Minnesota, United States
Ross 415 Human settlement in United States of America
Gentilly 281 Township in Polk County, Minnesota
Bygland 276 Township in Polk County, Minnesota
Climax 263 City in Polk County, Minnesota
Winger 208 Township in Polk County, Minnesota
Fisher 201 Human settlement in Polk County, Minnesota, United States of America
Euclid 154 Unincorporated community in Polk County, Minnesota
Mentor 147 City in Minnesota, USA
Gully 139 Township in Polk County, Minnesota

Distance to Other Cities

Fosston distances to largest Minnesota cities

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