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Pennington Minnesota Community Guide


Location:
Pennington, Minnesota (population 52) is located near the northeastern edge of Cass Lake, just 2 or 3 miles north of where the Mississippi River leaves the lake wending it's way to the Gulf of Mexico.

Minnesota state map showing the location of Pennington Minnesota


Population:
 Brook Lake
unorganized territory
1970 1980 1990 2000 1990-2000 Change
Actual Percent
Population 145 183 176 200 24 13.64
Land Area (sq. mile) 25.40 35.90 25.32 25.31 -0.01 -0.02
Density (persons per sq. mile) 5.71 5.10 6.95 7.90 0.95 13.66
Housing Units 89 186 119 180 61 51.26
Households -- 66 65 79 14 21.54
Persons Per Household -- 2.77 2.71 2.53 -0.18 -6.56

Geography:

According to the United States Census Bureau, the unorganized territory has a total area of 36.3 square miles (94.0 kmē), of which, 25.3 square miles (65.6 kmē) of it is land and 11.0 square miles (28.4 kmē) of it (30.26%) is water.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Demographics:
 
As of the census of 2000, there were 200 people, 79 households, and 45 families residing in the unorganized territory. The population density was 7.9 people per square mile (3.1/kmē). There were 180 housing units at an average density of 7.1/sq mi (2.7/kmē). The racial makeup of the unorganized territory was 56.50% White, 43.00% Native American, 0.50% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.50% of the population.

There were 79 households out of which 25.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.8% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.8% were non-families. 30.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.39.

In the unorganized territory the population was spread out with 25.5% under the age of 18, 11.0% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 23.5% from 45 to 64, and 13.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 102.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.5 males.

The median income for a household in the unorganized territory was $21,094, and the median income for a family was $31,667. Males had a median income of $53,750 versus $25,208 for females. The per capita income for the unorganized territory was $14,440. About 7.5% of families and 17.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 14.3% of those sixty five or over.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


History:  

PENNINGTON, an unincorporated village in Brook Lake Township, section 4; its post office was established in 1911.

Courtesy Minnesota Historical Society

 
Cabin at Neuman's Resort on Moose Lake, Pennington Minnesota, 1950's
Cabin at Neuman's Resort on Moose Lake, Pennington Minnesota, 1950's
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Government:

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Post Office:

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Map:

Pennington Minnesota Street Map
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Events:
Pennington Music Festival Last weekend in July
The Pennington Music Festival is held in the heart of Chippewa National Forest and has been an annual event since 1998. Besides the Flathead Cats, performers have been Big Brother and Holding, Leo Kottke, "Spider" John Koerner and Dave "Snaker" Ray, City Mouse, Ross William Perry and the Dukes of Hubbard.

Pennington Music Festival, Pennington Minnesota
Flathead Cats; Pennington Music Festival, July 26, 2003


Attractions:

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Recreation:

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Health Care:

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Schools:

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Churches: 

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Media:

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Motels:

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Resorts:
Chippewa Paws Resort
27418 Chippewa Paws Lane NW
Pennington, MN 56663-9701
Phone: (218) 335- 6897
Toll Free: (800) 701-6897
Web: www.chippewapaws.com

Chippewa Paws Resort is tucked away on the northeast shore of beautiful Cass Lake, MN in the heart of the Chippewa National Forest. Our resort, commonly called "The Paws" is a quiet hideaway.

Chippewa Paws Resort, Pennington Minnesota
Paradise Resort
8677 Moose Lake Rd N.E.
Pennington, MN 56663
Phone: (218) 835-6514
Toll Free: (800) 845-9124
Web: www.paradiseresort.com

Paradise Resort is located near Bemidji and Grand Rapids on beautiful Moose Lake in the majestic Chippewa National Forest. Discover the peaceful tranquility and pristine northwoods beauty at our quiet, secluded family resort.

Our 11 lakeside cabins and RV sites are positioned to offer fantastic southern exposure and are spaced for privacy at the waters edge. Explore our resort activities or visit attractions in the area like the famous Itasca State Park which is a short drive away.

Paradise Resort, Pennington Minnesota


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Aerial photo of Pennington Minnesota
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Topographic map of the Pennington Minnesota area
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