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Palisade Minnesota Community Guide


Location:

Welcome to Palisade Minnesota!

Location of Palisade Minnesota


Population: 
 Palisade (city) 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2000-2010 Change
Actual Percent
Population 149 155 144 118 167 +59 +50.00
Land Area (sq. mile) 0.60 0.46 0.35 0.45 0.45 0 0.00
Density (persons per sq. mile) 248.3 337.0 411.4 259.9 371.1 +111.21 +50.00
Housing Units 86 82 77 67 85 +18 +26.87
Households -- 68 59 53 74 +21 +39.62
Persons Per Household -- 2.28 2.44 2.23 2.26 +0.03 +1.35

Geography:

Palisade is a city in Aitkin County, Minnesota. Minnesota State Highway 232, County Highway 3, and County Highway 5 are three of the main routes in the community. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.2 km˛), all of it land. The elevation is 1,237 ft (377 m) above sea level.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Demographics:
 
As of the census of 2000, there were 118 people, 53 households, and 38 families residing in the city. The population density was 259.9 people per square mile (101.2/km˛). There were 67 housing units at an average density of 147.6/sq mi (57.5/km˛). The racial makeup of the city was 98.31% White, 0.85% Native American, and 0.85% from two or more races. 23.5% were of German, 23.5% Norwegian, 11.8% French, 8.8% Pennsylvania German and 5.9% Scottish ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 53 households out of which 24.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.2% were married couples living together, 17.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.3% were non-families. 26.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.58.

In the city the population was spread out with 16.9% under the age of 18, 12.7% from 18 to 24, 22.0% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 23.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 96.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $27,083, and the median income for a family was $29,375. Males had a median income of $40,625 versus $15,417 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,702. There were no families and 12.5% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 29.4% of those over 64.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


History:  

PALISADE, a city in Logan Township, section 22; incorporated as a village on July 7, 1922, and separated from the township on September 19, 1922; named by an official of the Soo Line for the high embankment on either side of the Mississippi River; its post office began in 1910.

Courtesy Minnesota Historical Society

Depot, Palisade Minnesota, 1969
Depot, Palisade Minnesota, 1969
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Government:
Palisade City Hall
Palisade, MN 56469 
Phone: (218) 845-2051

Palisade City Hall, Palisade Minnesota

Mayor Eric Howe
PO Box 91
Palisade, MN 56469
(218) 845-2237
Clerk/Treasurer Gayle Spolarich
PO Box 21
Palisade, MN 56469
(218) 845-2051
Council Member n/a --
Council Member n/a --
Council Member n/a --
Council Member n/a --

Post Office:
US Post Office
301 Main Street
Palisade, MN 56469-5000
Phone: (218) 845-2781
Toll Free: (800) ASK-USPS
Web:
www.usps.com
US Post Office, Palisade Minnesota
Regular Business Hours:
Week Days    
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
                      1:30 pm - 4:15 pm

Saturday        
8:30 am - 9:30 am  
Latest Collection at Post Office:
Week Days            4:00 pm
Saturday                4:00 pm


Utilities:
Utility Type Utility Name Utility Phone
Electricity n/a --
Natural Gas n/a --
Wastewater City of Palisade (218) 845-2051
Water City of Palisade (218) 845-2051
Telephone Frontier (800) 435-1504
Cable TV n/a --

Major Employers:
Employer Products/Services Employees
Long Lake Conservation Center Nature Parks & Other Similar Institutions 15
Palisade Manufacturing Co Vent., Heating, Air-Cond. & Comm. Refrig. Equip. Mfg. 10
Palisade Co-Op oil Assn. Other Gasoline Stations 6
City of Palisade Executive, Legislative, & Other Gen. Govt. Support 5
Palisade One Stop Gasoline Stations with Convenience Stores 4


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


Events:

none


Attractions:

none


Recreation:
Berglund Park

 

 

Berglund Park, Palisade Minnesota
Soo Line Trail

 

Soo Line Trail, Palisade Minnesota


Lakes:
Lake Name Size
(acres)
Lake info Lake Map Rec Map Topo Map
Fleming 314
Gun 717
Jenkins 111
Rock 341
Round 186
Waukenabo 644
Wilkins 372

Health Care:

none


Schools:
Palisade School
401 S 5th Avenue 
Palisade, MN 56469 
Phone: (218) 845-2406 
Palisade School, Palisade Minnesota

Churches:
Bethel Lutheran Church
411 Main Street
Palisade, MN 56469 
Phone: (218) 845-2429 

Pastor: 
Sunday Worship: 

Bethel Lutheran Church, Palisade Minnesota
Hilltop Chapel
Esquagamah Lake 
Palisade, MN 56469 
Phone: (218) 845-2301

Pastor: 
Sunday Worship: 

 
Palisade Assembly of God
Palisade, MN 56469 
Phone: n/a

Pastor: 
Sunday Worship: 

Palisade Assembly of God, Palisade Minnesota
United Methodist Church
Palisade, MN 56469 
Phone: n/a

Pastor:  n/a
Sunday Worship:  9:00 am

United Methodist Church, Palisade Minnesota

Media:

none


Motels:

none


Resorts:
LaMonts Resort
35790 500th Lane
Palisade, MN 56469
Phone: (218) 845-2353
Web: www.lamontsresort.com

Family fun and excellent fishing resort on beautiful Lake Waukenabo. Clean, modern cabins with tv's/vcr. Remote canoe route to two additional lakes. Private hiking trail. Rates include boat rental, paddleboat, kayak, and canoe use. Minimum two night rental. Seasonal cabin rentals available, call for details.


Campgrounds:
Berglund Park Campground

Located on the Mississippi River in the City of Palisade. It has 9 camping sites (4 with electric hookup), pit toilets, drinking water, picnic tables, picnic shelter with fireplace, boat access to the Mississippi, handicap accessible fishing pier, next to the Soo Line ATV/snowmobile trail, and within walking distance of downtown Palisade.


Businesses:
Aitkin County Highway Dept
Palisade, MN 56469 
Phone: (218) 845-2607 
 
Dotzler Enterprises Inc
26440 480th Street 
Palisade, MN 56469 
Phone: (218) 845-2979 
Dotzler Enterprises, Palisade Minnesota
Dove Designs
30357 427th Street 
Palisade, MN 56469 
Phone: (218) 768-3456 
 
GALimited
51516 Osprey Avenue
Palisade, MN 56469
Phone: (218) 845-0005
Web: www.galimited.com
GALimited
Great River Energy
County Road 5 
Palisade, MN 56469 
Phone: (218) 845-2291
 
Gun Lake Potato Farm
42951 330th Avenue
Palisade, MN 56469
Phone: (218) 927-2215
Web: www.gunlakepotato.com

Red and russet potatoes, washed and graded; available mid-September until sold out. Best quality or other grades in 50 or 100 pound burlap sacks. Smaller sized plastic bags also available.

Gun Lake Potato Farm, Palisade Minnesota
Gun Lake Turf
42926 330th Avenue 
Palisade, MN 56469 
Phone: (218) 927-3628 
 
Hansen Logging
27841 480th Street 
Palisade, MN 56469 
Phone: (218) 845-2901 
 
Hegman Excavating
45399 U S Highway 169 
Palisade, MN 56469 
Phone: (218) 845-2014 
 
Kelly's Kitchen
303 Main Street 
Palisade, MN 56469 
Phone: (218) 845-8818 
Kelly's Kitchen, Palisade Minnesota
Lamont's Resort
35790 500th Lane
Palisade, MN 56469 
Phone: (218) 845-2353 
 
Larson's Barn
47987 240th Avenue
McGregor, MN 55760-5532
Phone: (218) 426-3648
Web: www.larsonsbarn.com

Established in 1971, this dance hall boasts a beautiful 25' x 60' maple dance floor. Entertainment throughout the season featuring the areas best musicians playing Classic Country, Old Time, Polka, Bluegrass, Blues, and Rock & Roll. Check out our season schedule and music fests. The Barn is also available for private party's - Weddings, Receptions, Family Reunions, Graduations, Proms, etc. - almost any occasion!

Larson's Barn Dance, Palisade Minnesota
Lightning Motor Sports
46380 US Highway 169 
Palisade, MN 56469 
Phone: (218) 845-2418
Web: www.lightningmotorsportsaitkin.com
Long Lake Conservation Center
28952 438th Lane
Palisade, MN 56469 
Phone: (218) 768-4653
Web: www.llcc.org

Minnesota's first residential environmental education center. LLCC's mission is to promote wise use of natural resources and foster proper conservation citizenship by making student's aware of the interdependence of humans and the environment.

Long Lake Conservation Center
M & D Creative Concepts
50186 364th Place
Palisade MN, 56469
Phone: (218) 845-0002
Web: www.wild-rice.biz

The M & D Creative Concepts Network consists of the M & D Creative Concepts Store, Demphoto, Motreasures & Gourmet Wild Rice. Each business has it's own niche or focus as our interests are varied. We believe that our passion for our products and interests can be shared through not only the items we have to sell, but also the information we have to share.

Main Street Hair & Things
501 Main Street 
Palisade, MN 56469 
Phone: (218) 845-2555 
 
Old River Road Antiques
44892 US Highway 169 
Palisade, MN 56469 
Phone: (218) 845-2770 
 
Palisade Cafe
210 Main Street 
Palisade, MN 56469 
Phone: (218) 845-2214
Palisade Cafe, Palisade Minnesota
Palisade City Hall
Palisade, MN 56469 
Phone: (218) 845-2051
Palisade City Hall, Palisade Minnesota
Palisade Co-Op Oil
212 Main Street 
Palisade, MN 56469 
Phone: (218) 845-2333 
Palisade Co-Op Oil, Palisade Minnesota
Palisade Community Center
106 7th Avenue 
Palisade, MN 56469 
Phone: (218) 845-2550
Palisade Fire Department, Palisade Minnesota
Palisade Fire Department
106 7th Avenue 
Palisade, MN 56469 
Phone: (218) 845-2550 
Palisade Fire Department, Palisade Minnesota
Palisade Liquor
201 Main Street 
Palisade, MN 56469 
Phone: (218) 845-2143
Palisade Liquor, Palisade Minnesota
Palisade Mercantile
300 Main Street 
Palisade, MN 56469 
Phone: (218) 845-2444 
Palisade Mercantile, Palisade Minnesota
Palisade Mfg Co
1000 Ag Science Drive 
Palisade, MN 56469 
Phone: (218) 845-2420 
 
Palisade One Stop
307 Main Street 
Palisade, MN 56469 
Phone: (218) 845-2156
Palisade One Stop, Palisade Minnesota
Palisade School
401 S 5th Avenue 
Palisade, MN 56469 
Phone: (218) 845-2406 
Palisade School, Palisade Minnesota
Palisade Super Sledders
Palisade, MN 56469 
Phone:n/a
Palisade Super Sledders, Palisade Minnesota
Precision Cabinetry
46520 Highway 169 
Palisade, MN 56469 
Phone: (218) 845-2114 
 
Reinhardt Auction Service
34996 480th Street 
Palisade, MN 56469 
Phone: (218) 845-2260 
Web: www.reinhardtauctions.com
Reinhardt Auction Service, Palisade Minnesota
Robinson & Robinson
Palisade, MN 56469 
Phone: (218) 845-2311 
 
Rustic Trail Inc
204 Main Street 
Palisade, MN 56469 
Phone: (218) 845-2127
Rustic Trail, Palisade Minnesota
Sign FX
26440 480th Street 
Palisade, MN 56469 
Phone: (218) 927-4120 
 
Tom's Saw Service
Palisade, MN 56469 
Phone: (218) 845-2524
Tom's Saw Service, Palisade Minnesota
Tveit Logging & Lumber
27654 480th Street 
Palisade, MN 56469 
Phone: (218) 845-2255 
 
US Post Office
301 Main Street
Palisade, MN 56469-5000
Phone: (218) 845-2781
Toll Free: (800) ASK-USPS
Web:
www.usps.com
US Post Office, Palisade Minnesota
Yukon Furnace Division
10 Industrial Blvd 
Palisade, MN 56469 
Phone: (218) 845-2344
Web: www.yukon-eagle.com  

Manufacturers of Multi-Fuel and Wood & Coal furnaces. Since 1970 we have been saving our customers up to 80% on their fuel bills. Our UL Listed (approved) furnaces are sold at Factory Direct Pricing.


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