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Two Harbors is a city in Lake County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for its location on Agate and Burlington bays

The latitude of Two Harbors is 47.022N. The longitude is -91.67W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 669 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,561.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$37,708
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Two Harbors demographic reports
Two Harbors is on Lake Superior
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 5. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.4 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Daniel and Phillip Berrigan, activist priests
Local festivals include:
  • Lake County Fair - Aug. 23-26, 2007
  • Two Harbors Folk Festival - July 27-29, 2007
  • International Silvovitz Festival - Sept. 8, 2007
Dates often change. Check Two Harbors web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Gooseberry Falls State Park, Split Rock Lighthouse State Park, Superior Hiking Trail
Scenic roads: North Shore Scenic Drive
Historic sites and museums: Split Rock Lighthouse, Depot Museum, Great Lakes Fur Trade Museum, Lake County Historical Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Two Harbors demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lake County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 55616 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

14% of Two Harbors residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Two Harbors ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Two Harbors was $19,793, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

19% of Two Harbors residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Fairs, festivals & other events
Two Harbors festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Two Harbors, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $344.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $740.


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Libraries in Two Harbors include Two Harbors Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Two Harbors include Lake County News-Chronicle

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Lake County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Two Harbors political report.

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The average commute time for Two Harbors workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Two Harbors include Americinn Two Harbors.

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