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The City of Orr is an ideal environment for business success.

Orr is not only a beautiful place to live, it’s also a great place to locate your business.  Orr values its businesses and entrepreneurs, and recognizes their contributions to the local economy. 


Orr is a full-service community located in Northern St. Louis County on U.S. Highway 53.  It is a major north/south highway which connects International Falls, Duluth, and Canada.  The Canadian National Railroad also has a major line running through Orr with sidings conveniently located close to city limits. 


Orr is located in the Taconite Tax Relief Area, which supports business development through various tax incentive and business loan programs.


Business Development Assistance Programs:

  • Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board (IRRRB)

  • State of Minnesota, Department of Employment and Economic Development

  • Lake Country Power

  • Great River Energy

  • Northland Foundation

  • Northspan – SBA Services

  • St. Louis County – Community Development Block Grant Program

  • Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency (AEOA)

  • UMD Center for Economic Development, Small Business Development Center

  • United States Dept. of Agriculture, Rural Economic Development Loan & Grant Program

  • State of Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development (DEED)

Connect with us today!  Call 218-757-3288 or email us at

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