Fosston Polk County, Minnesota

Fosston: City in Polk County, Minnesota, United States

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 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,442 inhabitants.

The city was created 133 years ago in 1888.

Fosston Quick Facts

Population : 1,442 (2020)
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 (133 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 08:20:23 (21st May 2022)
Density : 266 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.89% (2010-2020)
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Location of Fosston on Minnesota map.
Polk County Minnesota Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Fosston Highlighted locator map image
Polk County Minnesota Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Fosston Highlighted
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Geography

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

Fosston map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Fosston decreased by 5.89% in 10 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
2020 1,442 -1.53% 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, .

List

  • Edgar Olson (American politician) he was born in 19/10/1937
  • Arthur O. Peterson (American poet) he was born in 23/07/1896

Schools in Fosston

College & universities near Fosston, MN

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

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Fosston, MN

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

Post offices near Fosston

Post Office Name City ZIP
Fosston Post Office Fosston (MN) 56542

Other cities in Polk County

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

City Name Population Title
East Grand Forks 8,401 City in Polk County, Minnesota, United States of America
Fertile 806 City in Polk County, Minnesota, United States
Girard 732 Township in Otter Tail County, Minnesota
McIntosh 596 Human settlement in Polk County, Minnesota, United States of America
Freeman 480 Township in Freeborn County, Minnesota, United States
Erskine 467 City in Minnesota, United States
Ross 425 Human settlement in United States of America
Crookston 419 City in Minnesota, United States
Gentilly 275 Township in Polk County, Minnesota
Bygland 274 Township in Polk County, Minnesota
Climax 261 City in Polk County, Minnesota
Winger 215 Township in Polk County, Minnesota
Fisher 200 Human settlement in Polk County, Minnesota, United States of America
Euclid 152 Unincorporated community in Polk County, Minnesota
Mentor 147 City in Minnesota, USA
Gully 136 Township in Polk County, Minnesota

Distance to Other Cities

Fosston distances to largest Minnesota cities