A look at Bemidji...



       Zip Code 56601: 32,827

       75 Mile Radius: 140,000

Elevation: 1,343 feet above sea level



The average mean annual temperature in Bemidji is 37.3 degrees.

Average High/Low:

Spring 52°F/29°F              Summer 77°F/54°F
Fall 51°F/33°F                  Winter 20°F/0°F

Average Rainfall: 23.8"

Average Snowfall: 41.1"


Bemidji Facts

  • Bemidji is known as the Curling Capital of the World
  • Bemidji acts as a regional center for shopping, arts, entertainment, education, health services, worship and government services.
  • Bemidji is the First City on the Mississippi
  • Over 400 lakes are located in a 25 mile radius
  • Bemidji is home to the statues of Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox, built in 1937
  • Lake Bemidji is 6,400 acres and is 76 ft. deep, there are 6 public access points.
  • Lake Bemidji freezes over. The average date is Nov. 26, the average ice-out date is April 26
  • Bemidji is home to 3 colleges: Bemidji State Univeristy, Northwest Technical College and Oak Hills Christian College