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Cohasset, with a population of 2624, offers affordable small town living in the beautiful setting of rural Northeastern Minnesota. The City of Cohasset provides essential services, such as municipal sewer, water, natural gas, and fire protection. Tioga Beach offers a beautiful setting for swimming, picnicking and fishing off the pier, all of which are handicap accessible. Cohasset is a progressive and forward thinking community that welcomes tourists year round. Cohasset is a community where opportunity for business success and outstanding family living come together on beautiful lakes and forests. Located at the edge of the Chippewa National Forest - we have an activity that is just right for you.

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Population:  
 Cohasset (city) 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2090-2010 Change
Actual Percent
Population 1,497 1,871 1,970 2,481 2.698 -217 +8.75
Land Area (sq. mile) 24.00 28.73 26.50 26.50 26.50 0 0.00
Density (persons per sq. mile) 62.38 65.12 74.34 93.64 100.6 +6.96 +7.43
Housing Units 532 842 904 1,191 1.324 +133 +11.17
Households -- 628 711 960 1,067 +107 +11.14
Persons Per Household -- 2.98 2.77 2.58 2.53 -0.05 --

Geography:

Cohasset is a city in Itasca County, Minnesota. U.S. Route 2 serves as a main arterial route in the city. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 35.2 square miles (91.3 km˛), of which, 26.5 square miles (68.6 km˛) of it is land and 8.8 square miles (22.7 km˛) of it (24.82%) is water. The elevation is 1,283 ft (391 m) above sea level.

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Demographics:

As of the census of 2010, there were 2,698 people, 1,067 households, and 795 families residing in the city. The population density was 100.6 inhabitants per square mile (38.8/km2). There were 1,324 housing units at an average density of 49.4 per square mile (19.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.9% White, 0.1% African American, 2.0% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 2.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.

There were 1,067 households of which 29.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.5% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 25.5% were non-families. 20.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.89.

The median age in the city was 46 years. 23.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.6% were from 25 to 44; 35.2% were from 45 to 64; and 16.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.3% male and 49.7% female.


As of the census of 2000, there were 2,481 people, 960 households, and 740 families residing in the city. The population density was 93.6 people per square mile (36.1/km˛). There were 1,191 housing units at an average density of 44.9/sq mi (17.4/km˛). The racial makeup of the city was 96.65% White, 0.20% African American, 0.93% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 0.16% from other races, and 1.89% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.32% of the population.

There were 960 households out of which 33.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.6% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.9% were non-families. 19.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.5% 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 25.9% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 24.1% from 25 to 44, 31.1% from 45 to 64, and 12.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 101.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $44,054, and the median income for a family was $48,849. Males had a median income of $48,869 versus $25,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $21,071. About 4.9% of families and 5.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.5% of those under age 18 and 8.1% of those age 65 or over.

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History:  

Lumberjacks on the Mississippi in Cohasset, 1903
Lumberjacks on the Mississippi in Cohasset, 1903

Cohasset, the railway village of Bass Brook Township, received its name from the town of Cohasset on the east coast of Massachusetts. It is an Indian word, meaning, as noted by Henry Gannett, "fishing promontory," "place of pines," or "young pine trees." A post office was established in 1892; the village was incorporated on February 20, 1902; in 1916 the village of Cohasset and Bass Brook Township were separated; in 1957 residents voted again to become one governmental unit; in 1975 the merger was dissolved, with Bass Brook incorporating as a city in 1992 and Cohasset remaining the post office.

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Mississippi Riverfront in Cohasset, 1918
Mississippi Riverfront in Cohasset, 1918

 
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Government:
Cohasset City Hall
305 NW 1st Avenue
Cohasset, MN  55721
Phone: (218) 328-6225
Mon - Fri 8 am - 4:30 pm
Web: www.cohasset-mn.com

Cohasset City Hall, Cohasset Minnesota

Title Term Ends Name and Address Phone
Mayor 12/31/2018 Greg Hagy
20 SW 8th Avenue
Cohasset, MN  55721
(218) 259-7482
City Manager appointed Max Peters
305 NW 1st Avenue
Cohasset, MN  55721
(218) 328-6225
Treasurer appointed Dorrie Lashomb
305 NW 1st Avenue
Cohasset, MN  55721
(218) 328-6225
Council Member 12/31/2018 Tim Carlson
25957 River Road
Cohasset, MN  55721
(218) 328-5963
Council Member 12/31/2018 Terry Bartz
PO Box 225
Cohasset, MN  55721
(218) 999-5132
Council Member 12/31/2020 Mary Flinck
165 Jackson Street
Cohasset, MN  55721
(218) 360-1873
Council Member 12/31/2020 Jason Tabaka
26267 Clara Street
Cohasset, MN  55721
(218) 244-3158

Post Office:
Cohasset Post Office
10 W Highway 2
Cohasset, MN 55721-8614
Phone (218) (218) 328-5109
Toll-free: (800) ASK-USPS
Web: www.usps.com

Regular Business Hours:
Week Days  
8:45 am - 12:00 pm 
                   1:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Saturday      Closed
US Post Office

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Utilities:
Utility Type Utility Name Utility Phone
Electricity Lake Country Power (218) 326-7966
Natural Gas City of Cohasset (218) 328-6225
Wastewater City of Cohasset (218) 328-6225
Water City of Cohasset (218) 328-6225
Telephone Paul Bunyan (218) 444-1234
Cable TV Paul Bunyan (218) 444-1234
Cable TV Mediacom (855) 355-7466

Major Employers:
Employer Products/Services Employees
MN Power-Boswell Energy Center Electric Power Generation, Transmission & Dist. 265
Lake States Tree Service All Other Specialty Trade Contractors 119
Northland Machine Inc. All Other Misc. Fabricated Metal Prod. Mfg. 45
Waste Management Waste Treatment & Disposal 18
Cohasset Mill & Lumber Building Material & Supplies Dealers 8
Industrial Lubricants Petroleum & Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers 8


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Minnesota State Highway Map of the Cohasset Minnesota area
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Events:
Timberman Triathlon

The Timberman Triathlon isn’t called "Minnesota's Premier Destination Triathlon” for no reason! Situated on the beautiful grounds of Sugar Lake Lodge, the Timberman takes you into the crystal clear water of Sugar Lake followed by a biking and running course of rustic scenery.  Saturday, July 14, 2018
Timberman Triathlon, Cohasset Minnesota

Attractions:

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Recreation:
Tioga Beach Park

Located on Lake Pokegama, Tioga Beach Park offers swimming and picnic facilities. Tioga Beach is located on the Tioga Beach Road off of County Road 63. The beach offers a beautiful setting for swimming, picnicking and fishing off of the fishing pier, all of which are handicapped accessible.

Tioga Beach Park, Cohasset Minnesota
Sugarbrooke Golf Club
37584 Otis Lane 
Cohasset, MN 55721 
Phone: (218) 327-1462 
Web:  www.sugarlakelodge.com/golf

Sugarbrooke Golf Course is carved out of 300 acres of pristine maple and oak trees, with beautiful Sugar Lake serving as its backdrop. Minnesota golf course architect Joel Goldstrand designed the par 71, 6548 yard course that will challenge even the lowest handicapper. On the signature 18th hole, you'll find it easy to become distracted with trees bordering both sides of the fairway, a brooke guarding the green, and glare bouncing off the sparkling blue waters of Sugar Lake. It is a spectacular finishing hole and a course you'll love to play!
Sugarbrooke Golf Course, Cohasset Minnesota

Lakes:
Lake Name Size
(acres)
Lake info Lake Map Rec Map Topo Map
Bass 2407
Blackwater 674 n/a
Forsythe 60 n/a
Jay Gould 426
Little Bass 155
Loon 57
Long 121
Pokegama 6612
Shoal 645
Siseebakwet 1210

Health Care:
Served by hospitals and clinics in Deer River and Grand Rapids

Schools: 

School District: Independent School District #318, Grand Rapids

Cohasset Elementary School
820 NW 1st Avenue
Cohasset, MN 55721
Phone: (218) 327-5720

Grand Rapids High School
800 NW Conifer Drive
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
Phone: (218) 327-5760


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Churches:
Calvary Pines Baptist Church
35386 County Road 177
Cohasset, MN 55721
Phone: (218) 326-1041
Web:
   www.calvarypinesbaptist.com

Pastor: Dwight Streblow
Sunday Worship:  9:30 am

Calvary Pines Baptist Church  is a classic country church -- built from the pines that were felled when clearing the property. We call it "The Come as You are Church" because you can come to services in a suit or jeans, skirt or slacks, whatever you're comfortable with. We're not here to inspect clothes, but to worship the Lord and to get closer to Him.

Calvary Pines Baptist Church, Cohasset MN

Community Bible Chapel
125 NW 5th Street
Cohasset, MN 55721
Phone:
(218) 328-5770
Web:
www.CohassetBibleChapel.com  

Pastor:  n/a
Sunday Worship:  n/a

Good News Bible Church
25 NW 3rd Street
Cohasset, MN 55721
Phone: (218) 326-5972
Web:  www.goodnewsbiblechurchmn.com

Pastor:  Tom Adams
Sunday Worship: 
9:00 am

Our Redeemer Lutheran Church - LCMS
35568 Foxtail Lane 
Cohasset, MN 55721 
Phone: (218) 328-5165 
Web:
 www.ourredeemercohasset.org

Pastor: Mark Peske
Sunday Worship: 8:30 am and 11:00 am

Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Cohasset Minnesota
St. Augustine Catholic Church
Cohasset MN 55721
Phone:
(218) 328-5491

Pastor:  Rev. Jerome Weiss
Sunday Mass    8:30 am

West Cohasset Chapel
24650 State Highway 6
Cohasset MN 55721
Phone:
(218) 999-9030
Web:  www.westcohassetchapel.com

Pastor:  Joe Franzone
Sunday Worship: 
9:00 am and 10:30 am
 

Media:
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Motels:
None - see Grand Rapids and Deer River

Resorts:
Hidden Haven Resort
31516 Malbay Road
Cohasset, MN 55721
Phone: (218) 246-8989
Web: 
www.hiddenhavenresort.com

Hidden Haven Resort is a quiet, secluded, Minnesota family vacation resort set amidst the tall pines, birch and maple trees of Minnesota's Northwoods. This 30-acre family resort is located 12 miles northwest of Grand Rapids, MN, on the northwest shore of Big Bass Lake in Itasca County. Click Here to View our Hot Deals! We offer our guests 13 comfortable, 2, 3, and 4 bedroom log-sided lake cabins complete with large decks and beautiful lake views. Our 365-foot sandy beach is immaculately kept, and provides the perfect place to relax and play. Renew your spirit and reconnect with each other in the private peacefulness of our secluded family resort.

 Hidden Haven Resort, Cohasset Minnesota
Pincherry Grove Resort
40235 Pincherry Grove Resort 
Cohasset, MN 55721
Phone: (218) 328-5909
Web:  
www.pincherryresort.net

Located just ten miles outside of Grand Rapids, Minnesota, we offer you and your family a relaxing vacation and memories that will last a lifetime.  We encourage you to look through our site, and just imagine the possibilities. This Minnesota resort has a shallow sandy beach. All cabin properties are level to the lake and include dock space!  Our clear waters is the perfect place to fish for Walleye, Northern Pike, Bass, Bluegill, and Perch.

Pincherry Grove Resort, Cohasset Minnesota
Sugar Bay Campground and Resort
21812 Moose Point Road
Cohasset, MN 55721
Phone: (218) 326-8493

Our three clean and modern housekeeping cabins are equipped with all bedding, pots and pans, coffee maker, toaster, table service, dishes, paper towels, toilet tissue, dish towels, dish cloths, microwave, stove and refrigerator. All you need to bring are your personal bath needs and your bath towels.

Sugar Lake Lodge
37584 Otis Lane 
Cohasset, MN 55721 
Phone: (218) 327-1462 
Web:  www.sugarlakelodge.com

Whether it's an extended getaway with the family or a quick weekend adventure with a loved one, Sugar Lake Lodge is truly one of the best resorts Minnesota has to offer. Our premium resort activities, delicious dining, and cozy accommodations nestled along the crystal-blue waters of Sugar Lake will have you soaking up the warm summer rays and feeling Northwoods vibes – a true 'Minnesota getaway'. There may be 10,000 lakes in Minnesota, but Sugar Lake is one in a million.
Sugar Lake Lodge, Cohasset Minnesota
Sunset Point Resort
28496 Sunset Point Road
Cohasset, MN 55721
Phone: (218) 328-5334
Web:
www.paulbunyan.net/users/sunsetpt/

Sunset Point Resort is a 13-cabin, family-oriented lakeside resort in Northern Minnesota. Located on a peninsula of Bass Lake, we offer an affordable, relaxing lake vacation experience. For your family recreation you can enjoy fishing, swimming, boating, volleyball, canoes/kayaks, pedal boat, campfires, playground, playhouse, tetherball, shuffleboard, and more! . Come make lasting vacation memories at Sunset Point Resort!

Sunset Point Resort, Cohasset Minnesota
Wildwood Resort
35748 Wildwood Road
Cohasset, MN 55721
Phone: (218) 328-5858
Web:  www.wildwoodresort.net

Our Minnesota family resort offers eight lakeside and lake-level cabins with knotty pine interiors, fully-furnished kitchens, modern  bathrooms and convenient amenities.  We still carry on the traditions of unparalleled customer service and excellent value that have made Wildwood a leading family vacation resort since the 1930s.  Our location is quiet and peaceful and our proximity to area shopping, dining and attractions is ideal.

Wildwood Resort, Cohasset Minnesota


Campgrounds:
Sugar Bay Campground and Resort
21812 Moose Point Road
Cohasset, MN 55721
Phone: (218) 326-8493

Our three clean and modern housekeeping cabins are equipped with all bedding, pots and pans, coffee maker, toaster, table service, dishes, paper towels, toilet tissue, dish towels, dish cloths, microwave, stove and refrigerator. All you need to bring are your personal bath needs and your bath towels.


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