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Minnesota Lake Minnesota Community Guide


Location:
Welcome sign, Minnesota Lake Minnesota Location of Minnesota Lake, Minnesota

Population: 
 Minnesota Lake (city) 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2000-2010 Change
Actual Percent
Population 711 744 681 681 687 +6 +0.88
Land Area (sq. mile) 0.00 1.58 1.56 1.56 1.66 +0.10 +6.41
Density (persons per sq. mile) -- 470.89 436.54 435.91 413.86 -22.05 -5.06
Housing Units 246 322 306 316 331 +15 +4.75
Households -- 301 281 297 295 -2 -0.67
Persons Per Household -- 2.47 2.42 2.29 2.33 +0.04 +1.72

Geography:

Minnesota Lake is a city in Blue Earth and Faribault counties in the U.S. state of Minnesota. The bulk of the city is in Faribault County; only a small part extends into Blue Earth County. Minnesota State Highway 22 serves as a main route in the community. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.17 square miles (5.62 km˛), of which, 1.66 square miles (4.30 km˛) of it is land and 0.51 square miles (1.32 km˛) of it (23.67%) is water. The elevation is 1,043 ft (318 m) above sea level.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Demographics:

As of the census of 2010, there were 687 people, 295 households, and 192 families residing in the city. The population density was 413.9 inhabitants per square mile (159.8 /km2). There were 331 housing units at an average density of 199.4 per square mile (77.0 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.8% White, 0.4% African American, 0.6% from other races, and 0.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.9% of the population.

There were 295 households of which 27.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.8% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.9% were non-families. 28.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.84.

The median age in the city was 41.1 years. 22.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.2% were from 25 to 44; 28.2% were from 45 to 64; and 16.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.0% male and 52.0% female.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


History:  

The city of Minnesota Lake, which extends into Danville Township, Blue Earth County, was platted in October 1866 and was incorporated February 14, 1876; it separated from the townships on August 6, 1911. The post office was first called Franklintown and operated in Blue Earth County beginning in 1857; it changed to Minnesota Lake in 1858. The village had a station of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad.

Courtesy Minnesota Historical Society
East side of Main Street, Minnesota Lake Minnesota, 1913
East side of Main Street, Minnesota Lake Minnesota, 1913
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Government:
Minnesota Lake City Hall
103 Main Street N
PO Box 98
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Phone: (507) 462-3277
Fax: (507) 462-3438
Web: www.minnesotalake.com

Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00 am -5:00 pm

City Hall, Minnesota Lake Minnesota
Mayor Bruce Beyer  n/a
Clerk/Treasurer Sharon Grunzke (507) 462-3277
Council Member Edie More n/a
Council Member Joan Proehl n/a
Council Member Richard Staloch n/a
Council Member Lon Stenzel n/a

Post Office:
US Post Office
115 Main Street N
Minnesota Lake, MN
56068
Phone:
(507) 462-3382
Toll Free:
(800) ASK-USPS
Web:
www.usps.com

        
US Post Office
Post Office, Minnesota Lake Minnesota
Regular Business Hours:
Week Days      
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
                       
1:30 pm - 4:15 pm
Saturday           8:30 am - 9:00 am
 
Latest Collection at Post Office:
Week Days            4:15 pm
Saturday                4:30 pm


Utilities:
Utility Type Utility Name Utility Phone
Electricity Xcel Energy (800) 895-1999
Natural Gas Northwest Natural Gas (800) 367-6964
Wastewater City of Minnesota Lake (507) 462-3277
Water City of Minnesota Lake (507) 462-3277
Telephone Bevcomm (507) 462-3444
Cable TV Bevcomm (507) 462-3444

Major Employers:
Employer Products/Services Employees

n/a



News:
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Minnesota State Highway Map of the Minnesota Lake Minnesota area


Events:
none
 
Attractions:
none
 
Recreation:
none


Lakes:
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Health Care:
none

Schools:
Maple River Schools
Independent School District #2135

101 6th Avenue N
Mapleton, MN 56065
Phone: (507) 524-3918
Fax: (507) 524-4882
Web: www.isd2135.k12.mn.us

Grades:  PK-12
Students:  1,074
 
Maple River East Elementary School
PO Box 218
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Phone: (507) 462-3348

Grades:  PK-5
Students:  193

Churches:
Peace United Church of Christ
16 Park Street S
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Phone: (507) 462-3634

Pastor:  n/a
Sunday Worship:  10:30 am
Peace United Church of Christ, Minnesota Lake Minnesota
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
100 Park Street N
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Phone: (507) 462-3636

Pastor:  n/a
Sunday Worship:  n/a
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Minnesota Lake Minnesota
St. John Lutheran Church - LCMS
11593 626th Avenue
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Phone: (507) 462-3404

Pastor:  Michael Mathews
Sunday Worship:  10:15 am
 
St. Paul's United Church of Christ
54577 230th Street
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Phone: (507) 462-3886

Pastor:  n/a
Sunday Worship:  10:30 am
 

Media:
   

Motels:
none
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Resorts:
none

Campgrounds:
none

Businesses:
American Legion Post 287
14 Main Street N
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Phone: (507) 462-3629
American Legion Post 287, Minnesota Lake Minnesota
American Standard Central Air
233 Main Street N
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Phone: (507) 462-3535
 
B & D Flyers Airport
23595 510th Avenue
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Phone: (507) 462-3635
 
Bevcomm
208 Main Street N
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Phone: (507) 462-3444
Bevcomm, Minnesota Lake Minnesota
Bill's Hardware
223 Main Street N
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Phone: (507) 462-3535
Bill's Hardware, Minnesota Lake Minnesota
Bob Stencel Trucking
10198 614th Avenue
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Phone: (507) 462-3441
 
Brandon's Taxidermy
60580 103rd Street
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Phone: (507) 462-3426
 
C & P Upholstering
306 State Highway 22
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Phone: (507) 462-3751
 
County Line Grain
23595 510th Avenue
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Phone: (507) 462-3511
 
Degree of Honor Protective
303 Dove Street
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Phone: (507) 462-3574
 
Food and Fuel
867 State Highway 22
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Phone: (507) 462-3488
 
Frandsen Bank and Trust
104 Main Street N
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Phone: (507) 462-3311
Web: www.frandsenbank.com

Your Community Bank in Minnesota Lake Frandsen Bank & Trust in Minnesota Lake remains committed to customer service and community support. We're here here when you need us.
Frandsen Bank and Trust, Minnesota Lake Minnesota
Great Escape
320 Main Street N
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Phone: (507) 462-3500
The Great Escape, Minnesota Lake Minnesota
Gregor Tiling
23990 State Highway 22
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Phone: (507) 462-3299
 
Harris Masonry
403 State Highway 22
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Phone: (507) 462-3860
 
Herbers Insurance
115 5th Avenue
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Phone: (507) 462-3718
 
J & B Shop Supplies
219 Ehrich Street
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Phone: (507) 462-3501
 
Kasey's Country Cuts
300 Main Street N
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Phone: (507) 462-3514
Kasey's Country Cuts, Minnesota Lake Minnesota
Kibble Equipment
61022 103rd Street
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Phone: (507) 462-3828
Web: www.kibbleeq.com

Kibble Equipment is a family-owned business and has been serving our farming communities for over 35 years. We work with operations big and small, and take pride in the work we do. With Kibble Equipment you can count on top-notch service and support, combined knowledge of highly trained people and a solutions-based approach.
 
Kremer House Library and Museum
317 Main Street N
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Phone: (507) 462-3420
Kremer House Library and Museum, Minnesota Lake Minnesota
LKD Trucking
16 3rd Avenue
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Phone: (507) 462-3419
 
Midland Towing and Recovery
53816 250th Street
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Phone: (507) 462-3854
 
Minks Insurance Agency
109 Main Street N
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Phone: (507) 462-3361
Web: www.minksagency.com

We are a general insurance agency with the capability to write any line of insurance for you. Our specialty is with farms. We also provide auto, home, life, health, long-term care, renters, commercial, liabilty, and umbrella policies, and more!
Minks Insurance Agency, Minnesota Lake Minnesota
Minnesota Lake Ambulance
103 Main Street N
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Phone: (507) 462-3769
Minnesota Lake Ambulance, Minnesota Lake Minnesota
Minnesota Lake Tribune
227 N Main Street
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Phone: (507) 462-3321
 
Nordaas Retail
10091 State Highway 22
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Phone: (507) 462-3331
 
Office 22
526 State Highway 22
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Phone: (507) 462-3755
 
Old Mill Bar and Grill
301 Main Street N
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Phone: (507) 462-9909

On and Off Sale Liquor Full Menu with M-F Noon Specials Entertainment every other weekend and for special events. Free use of back room for parties or meetings
Old Mill Bar and Grill, Minnesota Lake Minnesota
Park Street Guitar Lessons
11 Park Street S
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Phone: (507) 341-4140
Web: www.ryanlano.com

Park Street Guitar Lessons is the area's most effective guitar lesson program. Guitar lessons are taught by Ryan Lano. Join hundreds of satisfied students and discover music, the language of the world.
Park Street Guitar Lessons, Minnesota Lake Minnesota
Photography by Paul
24 4th Avenue
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Phone: (507) 462-3280
 
Poeschl Steven DDS
101 Main Street N
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Phone: (507) 462-3239
 
Schoneck Composites
10238 614th Avenue
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Phone: (507) 462-3142
 
Sharon's Accounting
53317 240th Street
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Phone: (507) 462-3115
 
Stateline Tax Service
109 Main Street
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Phone: (507) 462-3363
 
Sunny Slope Pork
62898 127th Street
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Phone: (507) 462-3893
 
Town and Country Service
10198 614th Avenue
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Phone: (507) 462-3229
Town and Country Service, Minnesota Lake Minnesota
US Post Office
115 Main Street N
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Phone: (507) 462-3382
Web: www.usps.com
US Post Office, Minnesota Lake Minnesota
WFS
715 State Highway 22
Minnesota Lake, MN 56068
Phone: (507) 462-3315
 

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