Cohasset, with a population of 2624, offers affordable small town living in the beautiful setting of rural Northeast Minnesota. The City of Cohasset provides essential services, such as municipal sewer, water, natural gas and fire protection. Our swimming beach, boat access and Portage Park are incomparable. Situated only five miles from Grand Rapids, Minnesota, Cohasset is a progressive and thriving community.

Cohasset community leaders are proactive in their efforts to recruit new industry to the area. City officials work together to provide incentives to sound business projects. For additional information, our comprehensive plan is available on line, as is information about our industrial park.

Cohasset is home to Minnesota Power, one of Minnesota's largest electrical production operations. MP provides employment opportunities for hundreds of area residents and continues to have a major impact on the regional economy.

The companies listed on our local business webpage are excellent examples of industry operating successfully in the rural sectors of Minnesota and the kind of success other companies may find in Cohasset. Cohasset is situated on a major four lane highway, U.S. # 2, and offers opportunities for development on a large amount of available land near this corridor.

Cohasset is a community where opportunity for business success and outstanding family living come together on beautiful lakes and forests. Located at the edge of the Chippewa National Forest we have an activity that is just right for you.


Max Peters, Director of City Operations / Finance Director