Tower Travel Guide

DescriptionTower is a city located in Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 500. State Highways 1, 169, and 135 are three of the main routes in Tower. Tower is located near the southern shore of Lake Vermilion. The city was incorporated March 13, 1889, which makes it the oldest city in the Arrowhead region. It owes its establishment to the Soudan Mine, and was named after mining financier Charlemagne Tower.[8] Tower is home to the Tower Train Museum; near the museum is McKinley Monument, the first erected in honor of former U.S. President William McKinley shortly after his assassination in 1901. President McKinley was in office from 1897 to 1901.

Soudan Underground Mine State Park

It’s hard to go to northern Minnesota without seeing the impact that mining has on the […]

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City of Tower

Incorporated in 1889, Tower is the oldest city north of Duluth and the eastern gateway to beautiful Lake Vermilion. Tower is located 24 miles north of Virginia. Here, visitors and residents alike can experience some of the most captivating scenery in Northeastern Minnesota.

Chamber of Commerce

As exciting as our four-season offerings are, we’re also proud of a well-rounded business community to take care of your every need…from fishing tackle to excellent dining facilities. Services are here for every vacationer…resorts, campgrounds, marinas – with accommodations ranging from deluxe plans to budget camping.