Keewatin, population of 1,068 offers affordable small town living in the beautiful setting in rural Minnesota. The City of Keewatin provides essential services, such as municipal sewer, water, police and fire protection. Situated only five miles from Hibbing, Minnesota’s downtown business district, Keewatin is a progressive and thriving community.
Keewatin community leaders are proactive in their efforts to recruit new industry to the area. City officials, in cooperation with regional agencies, such as Itasca Development Corporation, and State agencies, including the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board and the Minnesota Department of Trade and Economic Development, work together to provide incentives to sound business start-up expansion projects. For additional information our comprehensive plan is available on line.
Keewatin is home to one of Minnesota’s largest taconite steel pellet mining operations.
Keewatin Taconite provides employment opportunities for hundreds of area residents and continues to have a major impact on the regional economy.
Keewatin Taconite is an excellent example of major industry operating successfully in the rural sectors of Minnesota and the kind of success other companies may find in Keewatin. Keewatin is situated on a major four lane highway, U.S. #169, and offers opportunities for development on a large amount of available land near this corridor.
Keewatin is a community where opportunity for business success and outstanding family living come together.