Zim is an unincorporated place in McDavitt Township, St. Louis County, Minnesota, United States. In 2010 the population of Zim was 5,228 people according to the U.S. Census. Zim makes up 2.6% of the entire population of Saint Louis County.
|Elevation||1,342 ft (409 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||662843|
Zim got its name from a nearby lumber camp of a man named Zimmerman. Nearby is the "Sax-Zim Bog", one of the world's best birdwatching places. It was named for the two nearby, mostly uninhabited, towns of Zim and Sax. Every February the habitat hosts a three-day festival for birdwatchers.
- "Zim, Minnesota". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- "Zim, Minnesota". Local Town Websites. Retrieved 4 June 2016.
- Warren Upham, Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance, Volume 17 (St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Historical Society, 1920), p. 492
- Gustav Axelson (18 January 2013). "In a Minnesota Bog, a Festival of Birds". The New York Times. Retrieved 4 June 2016.