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Orth, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Location of the community of Orth
within Nore Township, Itasca County
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Itasca
Township Nore Township
Elevation 1,450 ft (440 m)
Population
 • Total 20
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56661
Area code(s) 218
GNIS feature ID 657684

Orth is an unincorporated community in Nore Township, Itasca County, Minnesota, United States; located in the northwest corner of the county.

The community is located southwest of Northome; along Itasca County Road 30. The North Cormorant River is in the vicinity. U.S. Highway 71 and State Highway 46 (MN 46) are both nearby.

Nearby places include Bergville, Northome, Houpt, Funkley, Blackduck, and Alvwood.

Orth is located 5 miles southwest of Northome; and 14 miles northeast of Blackduck. Orth is 9 miles northwest of Alvwood; and 47 miles northwest of Deer River. The boundary line between Itasca, Koochiching, and Beltrami counties is nearby.

Orth is located within ZIP code 56661 based in Northome. A post office previously operated in the community of Orth, first as Bridgie (1895–1908), and then as Orth (1908–1930), until its closing in 1930.

  • Official State of Minnesota Highway Map – 2011/2012 edition
  • Mn/DOT map of Itasca County – Sheet 2 – 2011 edition
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