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The City of Cloquet is the largest city in Carlton County with an estimated 2018 population of 12,022.  Located along the beautiful St. Louis River, Cloquet is approximately 20 miles south of the southwestern tip of Lake Superior.   With easy accessibility to I-35 and State Highways 33 and 210, we are only 15 minutes south of Duluth and 2 hours north of Minneapolis-St. Paul. 

Cloquet residents enjoy a small-town atmosphere with a distinct identity.  Our well-established parks and ever growing trail system entices visitors from both near and far.   Cloquet has become a destination for adventure seeking bikers, hikers, cross country skiers and ski jumpers. 

As part of the Duluth, MN and Superior, WI metropolitan statistical area, Cloquet has a strong economy and stable population with access to many urban amenities including theaters, museums, state recreational areas, medical centers and institutions of higher education.  

We encourage you to come and visit Cloquet.  We know that once you visit, you'll want to stay!