Welcome to Cohasset

In the beginning, the City of Cohasset was the railway village of Bass Brook Township. It received its name from the town Cohasset, Massachusetts. The Post Office was established in 1892 and the village was incorporated in 1902, nestled in Itasca County.

In 1916 Cohasset and Bass Brook separated, they filed to unite again in 1957, the merger was dismissed in 1975. By 1992 Bass Brook and Cohasset incorporated as a city.

Today, Cohasset's population is 2729 (2019 census report).  Our town offers affordable small town living in beautiful NortheasterMinnesota. The City of Cohasset provides essential services, such as municipal sewer, water, natural gas, and fire protection.
Tioga Beach offers a beautiful setting for swimming, picnicking and fishing off the pier, all of which are handicap accessible. Cohasset is a progressive and forward thinking community that welcomes tourists year round. 
Cohasset is a community where opportunity for business success and outstanding family living come together on beautiful lakes and forests. Located at the edge of the Chippewa National Forest - we have an activity that is just right for you.