Grand Portage, Grand Portage Reservation
Located in the far northeastern corner of Minnesota, the Chippewa settlement of grand portage (it is considered by the whites to be an unorganized territory) is situated next to the northwestern shores of Lake Superior. The population of the Chippewa settlement is 557, with Indians making up 60% of the population, while the whites make up 35% of the population. The size of the unorganized territory is 192 sq. mi. or 498 sq. km., or 122,880 acres or 49,727 hectares. The size of the Grand Portage Reservation is 47,000 acres. Elevation of the settlement is 680 feet above sea level. Zip code is 55604. From using google earth, i can estimate that grand portage has between 100 and 125 housing units. If a 3.0 to 3.5 persons per household at Grand Portage is accurate, than the population of the Chippewa town is around 300 to 425. You can tell by looking at the pictures the links below take you to, that the settlement is truly one that is set in the woods.