Tower is a city located in St. Louis County, Minnesota. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 479.
The city was incorporated in 1889, which makes it the oldest city in the Arrowhead region. It owes its establishment to the Soudan Mine. Tower is home to the Tower Train Museum; near the museum is McKinley Monument, the first erected in honor of William McKinley shortly after his assassination in 1901.
Tower set the Minnesota record for coldest temperature on February 2, 1996 when the temperature dropped to -60°F (-51°C).
Web Sites and Links
Musky Tom's Guide ServiceFishing guide on Lake Vermilion. Rates, what to bring, contact information.
Northwoods Land OfficeA full service real estate company formerly known as Tower Realty.
Tower, MinnesotaCity of Tower municipal administration, businesses, attractions, and local information.