Eveleth is a city in Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 3,718 at the 2010 census.
U.S. Highway 53 and State Highway 37 (MN 37) are two of the main routes in Eveleth.
The city briefly entered the national news in October 2002, when U.S. Senator Paul Wellstone, along with seven others, died in a plane crash, two miles away from the airport of Eveleth. It was also the site of the conflict that resulted in the court case Jenson v. Eveleth Taconite Co., and the film North Country, which was based on it. Eveleth is home of the United States Hockey Hall of Fame. Eveleth also is home to the Eveleth-Gilbert Senior High School, a school in the Rock Ridge Public Schools.
Eveleth is part of the Quad Cities of Virginia, Gilbert, and Mountain Iron.
The Village of Eveleth was platted on April 22, 1893, originally located approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) southwest of the present location, on land then included in the Adams-Spruce Mine (Douglas Avenue between Jones and Monroe Streets). The community was named after Erwin Eveleth, a prominent employee of a timber company in the area.