Big Lake, Carlton County, Minnesota

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Big Lake
Big Lake is located in Minnesota
Big Lake
Big Lake
Location of the community of Big Lake
within Perch Lake Township, Carlton County
Coordinates: 46°42′04″N 92°37′16″W / 46.70111°N 92.62111°W / 46.70111; -92.62111Coordinates: 46°42′04″N 92°37′16″W / 46.70111°N 92.62111°W / 46.70111; -92.62111
CountryUnited States
CountyCarlton County
 • Total2.906 sq mi (7.53 km2)
 • Land2.111 sq mi (5.47 km2)
 • Water0.805 sq mi (2.08 km2)
1,319 ft (402 m)
 • Total443
 • Density150/sq mi (59/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)218
GNIS feature ID2583774[3]

Big Lake is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Perch Lake Township, Carlton County, Minnesota, United States. Its population was 443 as of the 2010 census.[2]

Carlton County Road 25 (Mission Road) and County 7 (Cary Road) are two of the main routes in the community. State Highway 210 (MN 210) and the community of Sawyer are both nearby.

Big Lake is located 10 miles west of Cloquet.


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2011-05-14.
  3. ^ "Big Lake Census Designated Place". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.