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 Lucan (city) 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2000-2010 Change
Actual Percent
Population 254 262 235 226 191 -35 -15.49
Land Area (sq. mile) 0.40 0.41 0.38 0.38 0.38 0 0.00
Density (persons per sq. mile) 635.0 639.0 618.4 600.5 502.6 -97.9 -15.49
Housing Units 88 115 111 108 110 +2 +1.80
Households -- 108 101 100 92 -8 -8.00
Persons Per Household -- 2.43 2.33 2.26 2.08 -0.18 -7.96


Lucan is a city in Redwood County, Minnesota located along County Road 10 less than one mile (1.6 km) north of Minnesota Highway 68, an east-west highway. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.38 square miles (0.98 km2), all of it land. The elevation is 1,089 ft (332 m) above sea level.

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As of the census of 2010, there were 191 people, 92 households, and 48 families residing in the city. The population density was 502.6 inhabitants per square mile (194.1/km2). There were 110 housing units at an average density of 289.5 per square mile (111.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.5% White and 0.5% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.5% of the population.

There were 92 households of which 22.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.9% were married couples living together, 3.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 47.8% were non-families. 44.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.08 and the average family size was 2.98.

The median age in the city was 40.4 years. 24.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.3% were from 25 to 44; 28.7% were from 45 to 64; and 16.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.3% male and 48.7% female.

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LUCAN, a city in sections 21 and 22 of Granite Rock, platted in January 1902, and incorporated as a village November 19, 1902, was named for a village in Ireland, seven miles west of Dublin. Another version of its name origin is that one of the railroad surveyors was named Lou Kartak, and when another surveyor was asked if he could think of a name for the townsite, he replied, "No, but maybe Lou can." The post office began as Rock in 1890, with Robert Schanberger, postmaster, on his farm in section 14; it then moved to section 6 of Vail Township, then back to Granite Rock Township in section 20, moving to several more sites until Jens Larson took over in 1903, changing it to Lucan in 1908. The village had a station of the Chicago and North Western Railway; it was also known as State Line.

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Lucan City Hall
409 2nd Street
PO Box 7
Lucan, MN
Phone: (507) 747-2202

Regular Business Hours:
Monday and Thursday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

City Council Meetings:
1st Monday of the month, call for time

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Water Tower, Lucan Minnesota
Title Term Ends Name and Address   Phone
Mayor 12/31/2022 Rindy Filzen
201 2nd Street
Lucan, MN 56255
(507) 640-1352
(507) 747-2593
City Clerk appointed Shawna Allan
PO Box 7
Lucan, MN 56255
Email (507) 747-2202
(507) 747-2772
Council Member 12/31/2022 Robert Plaetz
207 N Main Street
Lucan, MN 56255
  (507) 747-2593
Council Member 12/31/2022 Jerry Jenniges
203 Pine Street
Lucan, MN 56255
  (507) 747-2910
Council Member 12/31/2024 John Haberman
611 2nd Street
Lucan, MN 56255
  (507) 530-4966
Council Member 12/31/2024 Duane Duscher
106 Pine Street
Lucan, MN 56255
Email (507) 828-0500
(507) 747-2274

Post Office:
US Post Office
108 Main Street
Lucan, MN
(507) 747-2247
Toll Free:
(800) ASK-USPS

Regular Business Hours:
Week Days        8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday           8:45 am - 9:45 am  

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Utility Type Utility Name Utility Phone
Electricity Redwood Electric Coop (507) 692-2214
Natural Gas n/a n/a
Wastewater City of Lucan (507) 747-2202
Water City of Lucan (507) 747-2202
Telephone Minnesota Valley Telephone Co (507) 557-2275
Cable TV n/a n/a

Major Employers:
Employer Products/Services Employees
Country Enterprises, Inc. Marking Device Mfg. 17
Knott's Corner Bar & Grill Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) 14
First Independent Bank Depository Credit Intermediation 11

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Pretzel Days

Second weekend in June

Kicking off Friday night with the Lions BBQ feed and a little Fun on the Ball field with Summer Rec and Girls Fastpitch games.

Saturday is a jam packed with Co-Ed softball & volleyball, bounce houses, kid train rides, music from the Lucan Community Band, Beer from the Lucan Lions, snacks from the local 4-H kids and food stand by the Booster club.

Sunday brings on another adventure with the games continuing and new arrivals such as the pedal pull for kids, the kiddie carnival by the 4-H, and the cow chip contest sponsored by the Lions Club.

In the evening, there is live entertainment hosted by Knott's Corner and each day through out the weekend you can stop in and visit the Historical Museum.


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Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church
303 3rd Street
PO Box 96
Lucan, MN 56255
Phone: (507) 747-2231

Pastor:  Father Tony Hesse
Sunday Service:  varies, call
Trinity Lutheran Church
209 N Main Street
PO Box 56
Lucan, MN 56255
Phone: (507) 747-

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All Aboard Child Care
15230 230th Street
Lucan, MN 56255
Phone: (507) 532-5649
CE Signs and Designs
410 North Street
Lucan, MN 56255
Phone: (507) 747-3108
Clear Creek Cabinetry
201 1st Street
Lucan, MN 56255
Phone: (507) 828-2445
Country Enterprises Inc.
410 North Street
PO Box 157
Lucan, MN 56255
Phone: (507) 747-3107
Double C Pork
18705 State Highway 68
Lucan, MN 56255
Phone: (507) 747-2949
First Independent Bank
106 Main Street
PO Box 138
Lucan, MN 56255
Phone: (507) 747-2214
Granite Rock Insurance Agency
106 Main Street
Lucan, MN 56255
Phone: (507) 747-2254
Knott's Corner Bar and Grill
111 Main Street
PO Box 262
Lucan, MN 56255
Phone: (507) 747-2796
Lucan City Office
409 2nd Street
Lucan, MN 56255
Phone: (507) 747-2202
Lucan Community Center
301 Pine Street
Lucan, MN 56255
Phone: (507) 747-2230
Lucan Hardware Plumbing and Heating
613 2nd Street
PO Box 136
Lucan, MN 56255
Phone: (507) 747-2253
Lucan Locker
103 Main Street
PO Box 86
Lucan, MN 56255
Phone: (507) 747-2224
M & M Builders
18806 250th Street
Lucan, MN 56255
Phone: (507) 747-5483
One Stop Auto
102 Main Street
PO Box 253
Lucan, MN 56255
Phone: (507) 747-2251
US Post Office
108 Main Street
Lucan, MN 56255
Phone: (507) 747-2248

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