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Birch Lake, Babbitt

#96 of 141 in Nature in Minnesota
Birch Lake is an unorganized territory in Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States; located north of Babbitt, and south of Ely and Morse Township. The population was 648 at the 2000 census.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the unorganized territory has a total area of 70.4 square miles (182.3 km²); 57.8 square miles (149.7 km²) of it is land and 12.6 square miles (32.6 km²) of it (17.88%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 648 people, 236 households, and 175 families residing in the unorganized territory. The population density was 11.2 people per square mile (4.3/km²). There were 457 housing units at an average density of 7.9/sq mi (3.1/km²). The racial makeup of the unorganized territory was 98.77% White, 0.15% Asian, and 1.08% from two or more races.
There were 236 households out of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.7% were married couples living together, 3.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.8% were non-families. 22.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.73.
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  • Beautiful Lake with magnificent shorelines!!! Plenty of parking. Nice playground for kids. Picnic area to enjoy the scenery. Fishing is very good too!!!  more »
  • I have never been on such a beautiful quiet lake that is just huge. Spent an afternoon on a pontoon boat following groups of loons and a bald eagle  more »

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