Overview of Chisholm
Chisholm, Minn., is located in the heart of the Iron Range. Known regionally for its mining industry, the Iron Range is located in the far north part of the state. Chisholm is just 100 miles south of the Canadian border and 200 miles north of the Twin Cities metro region. Home to a growing population of about 5,000 people, Chisholm is surrounded by wide stretches of natural space. Those searching for Chisholm apartments for rent should love the lifestyle of northern rural living.
Chisholm's primary growth occurred during the early 20th century. In 1908, a large fire destroyed numerous homes and businesses throughout the community. The people of Chisholm rebuilt the city, constructing numerous buildings that are still standing today. The city's historic downtown and pristine natural surroundings gives it an element of tourism, while its mining industry continues to provide avenues for employment.
Living in Chisholm, MN
Those living in Chisholm enjoy a rural lifestyle and a true small town vibe. While many towns claim historic or small town status, Chisholm really is up to snuff. A quaint and picturesque downtown area offers shopping options for locals; don't look for a large mall in Chisholm. However, those who need more diverse shopping options can head to nearby Hibbing to shop at its Irongate Plaza, which offers a few well-known department stores.
Chisholm Attractions and Special Events
Those searching for Chisholm rentals will want to participate in a few of the town's community events. Each year at the Fire Days Celebration, locals celebrate their town's rebuilding after the fire of 1908.
Visitors can also visit a few of the region's tourist attractions. The Museum of Mining offers insight into the local economy, while the Mesabi Trail highlights the region's rich natural beauty.
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