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Wolverton Minnesota Community Guide


Location:
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Location of Wolverton Minnesota


Population: 
 Wolverton (city) 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2000-2010 Change
Actual Percent
Population 171 177 158 122 142 +20 +16.39
Land Area (sq. mile) 0.00 0.24 0.22 0.28 0.28 0 0.00
Housing Units 74 88 72 73 67 -6 -8.22
Households -- 74 61 55 58 +3 +5.45
Persons Per Household -- 2.39 2.59 2.22 2.45 +0.23 +10.36

Geography:

Wolverton is a city in Wilkin County, Minnesota. US Highway 75 and County Road 30 are major routes in the community. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.28 square miles (0.73 km2), all of it land. The elevation is 932 feet (284 m).

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Demographics:

As of the census of 2010, there were 142 people, 58 households, and 39 families residing in the city. The population density was 507.1 inhabitants per square mile (195.8/km2). There were 67 housing units at an average density of 239.3 per square mile (92.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.8% White and 4.2% from two or more races.

There were 58 households of which 27.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.3% were married couples living together, 3.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.8% were non-families. 31.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 12% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 3.05.

The median age in the city was 34 years. 28.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 30.9% were from 25 to 44; 21.7% were from 45 to 64; and 14.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.1% male and 47.9% female.

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History:  

The city of Wolverton was incorporated as a village on April 24, 1913, and separated from the township on March 10, 1936; the townsite in section 28 was platted in 1884. Its post office (1878-81) began at the trading post called Miller's Station operated by Louis M. Miller in his home; it was then changed to Miller in 1881 and to Jacksville, 1881-86; in 1887 the name was changed to the present; it had a station of the Great Northern Railway.

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Main Street, Wolverton Minnesota, 1920's
Main Street, Wolverton Minnesota, 1920's

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Government:
Wolverton City Hall
301 Highway 75
PO Box 7
Wolverton, MN 56594
Phone: (218) 995-2526
Fax: (218) 995-2524

Regular Business Hours:
vary, call for hours

City Council Meetings:
2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:15 pm


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Title Term Ends Name and Address   Phone
Mayor 12/31/2020 Nancy Olthoff
209 2nd Street
Wolverton, MN 56594
   (701) 361-2253
Clerk/Treasurer appointed Jesse Kappes
301 Highway 75 - PO Box 7
Wolverton, MN 56594
Email  (218) 995-2526
Council Member 12/31/2022 Chad W. Erickson
115 1st Street
Wolverton, MN 56594
   (218) 995-2456
Council Member 12/31/2022 Geoffrey Zibell
105 Lind Avenue
Wolverton, MN 56594
Email  (701) 200-5506
Council Member 12/31/2020 Lisa Pool
121 1st Street - PO Box 55
Wolverton, MN 56594
   (701) 893-5659
Council Member 12/31/2020 vacant   --

Post Office:
US Post Office
333 S Highway 75
Wolverton, MN 56594
Phone: (218) 995-2062

Regular Business Hours:
Week Days       9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday          8:30 am - 9:30 am

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Utilities:
Utility Type Utility Name Utility Phone
Electricity Xcel Energy (612) 330-5500
Natural Gas n/a --
Wastewater City of Wolverton (218) 995-2526
Water City of Wolverton (218) 995-2526
Telephone Polar Communications (701) 284-7221
Cable TV Polar Communications (701) 284-7221

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Minnesota State Highway Map of the Wolverton Minnesota area
Minnesota State Highway Map of the Wolverton Minnesota area


Events:

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Recreation:

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Health Care:

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Schools:

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Churches:
Faith Lutheran Church
302 1st Street
Wolverton, MN 56594
Phone: (218) 995-2556
 

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Businesses:
Alternative Heat Source
1464 205th Avenue
Wolverton, MN 56594
Phone: (218) 995-2676
 
American Crystal Sugar Co
1184 120th Street
Wolverton, MN 56594
Phone: (218) 995-2175
 
C-W Valley Co-Op
402 Main Street
Wolverton, MN 56594
Phone: (218) 995-2565
 
C-W Valley Co-Op Fertilizer
Highway 75
Wolverton, MN 56594
Phone: (218) 995-2176
 
Frozen In Time
1966 180th Avenue
Wolverton, MN 56594
Phone: (218) 557-8762
 
Johnk Seed Potatoes
1464 205th Avenue
Wolverton, MN 56594
Phone: (218) 354-2560
 
KLTA
1580 170th Avenue
Wolverton, MN 56594
Phone: (218) 995-2667
 
Nelson Organ
201 2nd Street # 75
Wolverton, MN 56594
Phone: (218) 995-2829
 
Northern Plains Contracting
329 US Highway 75
Wolverton, MN 56594
Phone: (218) 995-2012
 
Star Truck Sales
209 Highway 75
Wolverton, MN 56594
Phone: (218) 995-2030
 
Thompson Painting
1315 140th Street
Wolverton, MN 56594
Phone: (218) 995-2590
 
Turner Sand & Gravel Inc
1552 170th Avenue
Wolverton, MN 56594
Phone: (218) 995-2653
 
US Post Office
333 S Highway 75
Wolverton, MN 56594
Phone: (218) 995-2062
 
Victoria's Restaurant
100 1st Street
Wolverton, MN 56594
Phone: (218) 995-2000
 
Wilkin County Highway Garage
5 Schley Avenue
Wolverton, MN 56594
Phone: (218) 995-2166
 
Wolverton City Clerk Office
301 Highway 75
Wolverton, MN 56594
Phone: (218) 995-2526
 
Wolverton Electric LLC
1345 140th Avenue
Wolverton, MN 56594
Phone: (218) 995-2424
 
Wolverton Fire Department
301 Highway 75
Wolverton, MN 56594
Phone: (218) 995-2525
 


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