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Vining Minnesota Community Guide


Location:

Vining Minnesota Population Sign

Location of Vining Minnesota


Population: 
Vining (city) 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2000-2010 Change
Actual Percent
Population 121 87 84 68 78 +10 +14.71
Land Area (sq. mile) 1.20 1.05 1.27 1.27 1.27 0 0.00
Density (persons per sq. mile) 100.83  82.86  66.14  53.59  61.42 +7.83 +14.61
Housing Units 52 55 54 46 43 -3 -6.52
Households -- 44 43 32 34 +2 +6.25
Persons Per Household -- 1.98 1.95 2.13 2.29 +0.16 +7.51

Geography:

Vining is a city in Otter Tail County, Minnesota. Minnesota State Highway 210 serves as a main route in the community. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.32 square miles (3.42 km2), of which 1.28 square miles (3.32 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) is water. The elevation is 1,391 ft (424 m) above sea level.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Demographics:

As of the census of 2010, there were 78 people, 34 households, and 20 families residing in the city. The population density was 60.9 inhabitants per square mile (23.5/km2). There were 43 housing units at an average density of 33.6 per square mile (13.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 91.0% White and 9.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.3% of the population.

There were 34 households of which 17.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.1% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.2% were non-families. 41.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 3.00.

The median age in the city was 46.5 years. 20.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 11.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.8% were from 25 to 44; 21.7% were from 45 to 64; and 28.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.6% male and 47.4% female.

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History:  

VINING, a city in sections 1, 11, and 12 of Nidaros, platted in the fall of 1882 and incorporated April 26, 1908, has a name, given by officers of the Northern Pacific Railroad company, which is borne also by villages in Georgia, Iowa, and Kansas. The village had a Northern Pacific Railroad station, and the post office began in 1882.

Courtesy Minnesota Historical Society

Street scene, Vining Minnesota, 1910's
Street scene, Vining Minnesota, 1910's
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Government:
Vining City Hall
211 Soule Avenue
PO Box 56
Vining, MN 56588
Phone: (218) 769-4129

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

City Council Meetings:
2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm


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Vining City Hall, Vining Minnesota
Title Term Ends Name and Address   Phone
Mayor 12/31/2020 James C. Wallevand
308 Lothrup Street - PO Box 95
Vining, MN 56588
  (218) 769-4168
CClerk 12/31/2022 Sally Bohn
512 Sawyer Avenue - PO Box 133
Vining, MN 56588
Email (218) 769-4129
TTreasurer 12/31/2020 Diane Lineburg
14865 Lonely Oaks Drive
Vining, MN 56588
  (218) 769-4144
CCouncil Member 12/31/2022 Phillip T. Rudell
209 Soule Avenue
Vining, MN 56588
  (218) 769-4142
Council Member 12/31/2020 Jon Stueve
212 Soule Avenue
Vining, MN 56588
  (218) 731-0564
Council Member 12/31/2020 Angela Quam
PO Box 53
Vining, MN 56588
  (218) 579-0738

Post Office:
US Post Office
3005 Front Street
Vining, MN 56588-9998
Phone: (218) 769-4172
Toll Free:
(800) ASK-USPS

Regular Business Hours:
Week Days      1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday          9:45 am - 11:15 am

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Utilities:
Utility Type Utility Name Utility Phone
Electricity Otter Tail Power Company (218) 739-8200
Natural Gas n/a --
Wastewater n/a --
Water n/a --
Telephone Park Region Telephone (218) 826-6161
Cable TV n/a --

Major Employers:
Employer Products/Services Employees

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News:
Weather:

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Minnesota State Highway Map of the Vining Minnesota area
Minnesota State Highway Map of the Vining Minnesota area


Events:

none



Attractions:

none


Recreation:

none



Lakes:
Lake Name Size
(acres)
Lake info Lake Map Rec Map Topo Map
Ellingson 151  
Siverson 138  
Sixteen 104    
Stuart 740  
Trulse 114    

Health Care:

none


Schools:

none


Churches:
Folden Lutheran Church
County Road 40
Vining, MN 56588
Phone: (218) 769-4335
 
Vining Lutheran Church
311 Lund Avenue
Vining, MN 56588
Phone: (218) 769-4250
Vining Lutheran Church, Vining Minnesota

Media:

none


Motels:

none

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Resorts:
Maple Lane Resort
44151 220th Street
Vining, MN 56588
Phone: (218) 769-4327
 

Campgrounds:

none


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Businesses:
Area Lakes Party Rental
23213 Chippewa Road
Vining, MN 56588
Phone: (218) 769-4540
 
Blue Heron Antiques
Vining, MN 56588
Phone: n/a
Blue Heron Antiques, Vining Minnesota
Big Foot Gas & Grocery
6001 E Front Street
Vining, MN 56588
Phone: (218) 769-4484
Big Foot Gas & Grocery, Vining Minnesota
D & S Excavating of Vining
48895 180th Street
Vining, MN 56588
Phone: (218) 769-4425
 
Doers Of The Word Publications
Vining, MN 56588
Phone: (218) 769-4100
 
Double V Cabin Company
Vining, MN 56588
Phone: (218) 769-4169
 
Eichmiller Electric 
Vining, MN 56588
Phone: (218) 342-2880
 
Folden Lutheran Church
County Road 40
Vining, MN 56588
Phone: (218) 769-4335
 
Frederick Plumbing
605 May Avenue
Vining, MN 56588
Phone: (218) 769-4564
 
Jo's Place Family Restaurant
Vining, MN 56588
Phone: n/a
Jo's Place Family Restaurant, Vining Minnesota
Maple Lane Resort
44151 220th Street
Vining, MN 56588
Phone: (218) 769-4327
 
Old Sweet Song
5030 E Front Street
Vining, MN 56588
Phone: (218) 769-4271
Old Sweet Song, Vining Minnesota
R D Offutt Company
Vining, MN 56588
Phone: (218) 769-4700
 
SBC Inc
19112 495th Avenue
Vining, MN 56588
Phone: (218) 769-4315
 
Shiloh Wagon Works
15980 County Highway 59
Vining, MN 56588
Phone: (218) 769-4444
 
US Post Office
3005 Front Street
Vining, MN 56588
Phone: (218) 769-4172
US Post Office, Vining Minnesota
Vining City Hall
211 Souel Avenue
Vining, MN 56588
Phone: (218) 769-4396
Vining City Hall, Vining Minnesota
Vining Community Center
211 Souel Avenue
Vining, MN 56588
Phone: (218) 769-4396
Vining Community Center, Vining Minnesota
Vining Fire Department
Vining, MN 56588
Phone: n/a
Vining Fire Department, Vining Minnesota
Vining Lutheran Church
311 Lund Avenue
Vining, MN 56588
Phone: (218) 769-4250
Vining Lutheran Church, Vining Minnesota
Vining Palace
3040 Front Street
Vining, MN 56588
Phone: (218) 769-4185
Vining Palace, Vining Minnesota
West Central Roll/Off
17205 Heartland Road
Vining, MN 56588
Phone: (218) 769-4312
 
White Pine Studio
Vining, MN 56588
Phone: (218) 769-4346
 

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