Minnesota - Northeastern Area Information

Northeastern Minnesota Real Estate & Information 

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Don Underhill - Coldwell Banker Properties North

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Serving Northern & Central St. Louis County** in Minnesota
including the following cities, towns & surrounding areas:

Angora,  Aurora,  Babbitt,  Biwabik,  Britt, Buhl,
Cherry, Cook,  Cotton, Crane Lake,
Eagles Nest,  Ely,  Embarrass,  Eveleth,  Forbes,  Gilbert,  
Hoyt Lakes, Hibbing, International Falls,  
Iron,  Kelsey,  Makinen, Mountain Iron,  Orr,  Palo,  
 Soudan,  Tower,  and Virginia.

Northeastern Counties

**Our service area also includes  parts of  Lake County to the east, and Koochiching, and
Itasca Counties to the west.     Canada forms the northern border of our service area.


Abandoned open pit mines Abandoned open pit mines
"Grand Canyons of the North"
Scattered across the "Iron Range" are the remnants of Open Pit Iron Ore Mines.
The views are reminiscent of the western United States canyons.
Many of the "pits" have been reclaimed and are now recreation areas
with fishing, camping, boating, and swimming.

and Ownership in St. Louis County

Private  42.1%
    St. Louis County  22.2%    Federal   21.6%   State of MN  14.1%

 Moose Island, Lake Vermilion Minnesota  

Numerous lakes and rivers are located in the region.
Some of the larger lakes and rivers include:   Lake Vermilion,   Burntside Lake,   
Birch Lake,
 Whiteface Reservoir,   Pelican Lake,  Crane Lake,   Kabetogama,   
Rainy Lake,  
Bear Island Lake,   Eagles Nest Lakes
St. Louis River,   
Whiteface River,  Vermilion River,  Little Fork River,   Cloquet River

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Where is Lost Lake? Which one? There are 28 Lost Lakes in MN.
There are  212 Mud Lakes,  118 Long Lakes,  83 Rice Lakes,  69 Bass Lakes,
39 Johnson Lakes,  30 Anderson Lakes,  16 Peterson Lakes,  15 Larson Lakes,
19 Nelson Lakes,  15 Smith Lakes,  17 George Lakes,  19 Mary Lakes,  35 Goose Lakes,  
27 Loon Lakes,  24 Moose Lakes, 23 Wolf Lakes,  21 Bear Lakes,  21 Eagle Lakes,  
18 Deer Lakes, 18 Duck Lakes,   etc.

Recreational Opportunities
Fishing, Hunting, Camping, Hiking, Canoeing, Sailing,
Power Boating,
  Swimming, Waterskiing

Frazer Bay Lake Vermilion Minnesota
Downhill and X-country Skiing, Ice Skating,
,Casino Gambling

Snow Pack Minnesota

Northeastern Minnesota, selected information
The Laurentian Divide is a unique geographic feature - a hilly ridge running east and west
through the approximate center of St. Louis County.  It marks the directional division for the flow of rivers.
south of the Divide flow into the Mississippi River and ultimately into the Gulf of Mexico,
or east  
into Lake Superior and on to the Atlantic Ocean.   

north of the Divide flow into Canada and ultimately the Arctic Ocean.

Superior Nat'l Forest sign. St. Louis Co. MN         Whitetail Deer

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St. Louis County is the largest County east of the Mississippi in
the continental United States
- Over 500 lakes within its borders
- land area
greater than the Hawaiian Islands
or  the combined land area of Connecticut and Rhode Island

easonal Information
- mid April to mid May, depending on the lake size
Spring  - leaves out on most trees - mid to late May

eak Fall colors
- late September to early October
inter snow cover
 - normally November to March

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Hunting  - Ruffed Grouse - September thru December
White Tailed Deer - Zone 1A - two weeks in November

Ice fishing
- whenever lake ice becomes safe for travel, usually December


2010 walleye opener will  be Saturday,  May 15, 2010

Fish - Selected State size records
alleye Pike
- 17#, 8oz.       Northern Pike - 45#, 12oz.
Muskellunge - 54#         Smallmouth Bass - 8#
lack Crappie
- 5#         Brook Trout - 6#, 4oz.
ainbow Trout (Steelhead)
- 15# 7oz. (revised 2003)

Big Bay Lake Vermilion Minnesota                Chipmunk


Do your own search of current MLS (Multiple Listing Service) listings
in the following categories:

Residential <> Lots & Land <> Waterfront <> Multi family <> Commercial/Industrial.

Then contact me with the MLS # or numbers and I'll provide you with more information.

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Don Underhill
COLDWELL BANKER - Properties North
Box 72, Virginia MN 55792     Phone: (218) 749-8222
e-mail:   du4cbpn@aol.com         Or:
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Real Estate, Northeastern Minnesota
The site is divided into the following ten parts:

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Homes in Town  
- Homes located in area cities & towns with municipal services.
Homes Rural  - Rural & suburban homes on a few to many acres, and farms.
 - Waterfront properties, lakes & rivers - homes, cabins, lots, & resorts.
Land  - Acreage & lots - undeveloped, or with some buildings and other improvements.
 - Commercial, Industrial & Income properties - in town & rural.
Area Information  - Geographical area served, map, towns, lakes, rivers, and other area information.
Market Analysis
 - Free evaluation of property that you own within our service area.
Links  - Useful links to other Internet sites.
Don Underhill - Coldwell Banker Properties North
- Some information about our office and me.

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County Links for our Service Area

St Louis County            http://www.co.st-louis.mn.us/

Itasca County        

Lake County          

Koochiching County        


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