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Deer River, Minnesota

BUSINESS IN DEER RIVER

ABOUT

Location

A city with a population of 930 people, Deer River is located at the intersection of State Highway 6, State Highway 46, and US Highway 2 in northern Minnesota. Outdoor recreation brings numerous people to the area throughout the year; Deer River is known as the Gateway to the Chippewa National Forest. Deer River's area lakes are known as some the best recreation lakes in Minnesota. Whether you are looking for a camping get-away, fishing in the summer, ice fishing in the winter, snowmobile trails, cross-country skiing, hiking, or watching wildlife, Deer River has much to offer.

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Major Employers

Deer River is home to several businesses and services that provide employment to the area.

  • Essentia Health Deer River (Hospital & Clinic)

  • Northern Star Cooperative Services

  • Deer River School District - ISD #317

  • White Oak Casino

  • Super One Foods

  • Deer River Folio Inc.

  • Evergreen Industries

  • Minnesota Timber & Millwork - Rajala Forestry

  • Maplewoods Assisted Living & Memory Care

Local Markets

These are the driving times from Deer River to other nearby markets:

  • Grand Rapids, MN  - 20 Minutes

  • Bemidji, MN - 1 Hour

  • Hibbing, MN - 1 Hour

  • International Falls, MN - 1.75 Hours

  • Duluth, MN - 1.75 Hours

  • Forgo, ND - 3 Hours

  • Minneapolis / St. Paul, MN - 3 Hours

Businesses For Sale

BLUEBERRY BOWL

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Bowling alley, restaurant, bar, and volley ball courts.

OUTPOST BAR & GRILL

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Located on Highway 2, next to hotel.

RESTAURANT

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Located on Highway 2.