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Brainerd
Crow Wing County, Minnesota

ZipCodes
56401

Motto
Heart of the Lakes Area
Home of Paul Bunyan & Babe, the Blue Ox



Page Contents for Brainerd, Minnesota

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.



Statistics & Facts

The Minnesota state capital is St. Paul.
The population of Brainerd is approximately 12,521 1998, 13590 2010.
The approximate number of families is 5,483 1990, 5851 2010.
The amount of land area in Brainerd is 17.829 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 1.215 sq kilometers.
The distance from Brainerd to Washington DC is 1043 miles.
The distance to the Minnesota state capital is 107 miles. (as the crow flies)
Brainerd is positioned 46.35 degrees north of the equator and 94.19 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

north-central Minnesota
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Weather


seasonal. Here is a weather page for the area.
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History & History Related Items

Brainerd became known as a center for both the railroad and for wood products in the north central Minnesota area.

The legend, Home of Paul Bunyan and Babe, the Blue Ox, on the Brainerd city limits sign shows up in the film "Fargo."
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The founding of Brainerd

1870

The incorporation of Brainerd

1873


Attractions

The Brainerd International Raceway
4343 Highway 371 N
Brainerd, MN 56401
Phone: 218-824-7220
Toll-free: 866-444-4455
Fax: 218-824-7601
2004 Events schedule with ticket pricing.
2004 NHRA Rules for Show and Go Events
Forum for racers and fans.
A history of the track, and the construction of our new ultra flat, ultra fast drag strip.
Points standings for 2003 Bracket season, as well as a history of past winners.
A Photo gallery, amenities area and more.

Brainerd, Minnesota
Email: emailus@bainerd.com

See this Photo Gallery page for Brainerd.

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