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Finland, Minnesota
Signpost for the community of Finland
Signpost for the community of Finland
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Lake
Townships Beaver Bay, Crystal Bay
 • Total 5.422 sq mi (14.04 km2)
 • Land 5.400 sq mi (13.99 km2)
 • Water 0.022 sq mi (0.06 km2)
1,329 ft (405 m)
 • Total 195
 • Density 35.96/sq mi (13.89/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 218
GNIS feature ID 656231

Finland is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Crystal Bay and Beaver Bay townships, Lake County, Minnesota, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 195.


The community of Finland is located 6 miles inland from Lake Superior's North Shore; and 39 miles northeast of the city of Two Harbors.

State Highway 1, County Road 6, and County Road 7 are three of the main routes in the community.

The Baptism River flows through the community. George H. Crosby Manitou State Park is located 7 miles northeast of Finland.

The community is located within the Finland State Forest in Lake County.


A post office called Finland has been in operation since 1915. A large share of the early settlers being natives of Finland caused the name to be selected.

The Lutheran church was apparently struck by lightning on 6 July, 2013 and burned down.

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