Minnesota City, MN

Town in Winona County, MN

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Sponsors of Minnesota City, MN

Since the founding of our communities, organizations, businesses and citizens have stepped forward to build and serve their community. Click on any of the logos below to learn about those who made this website possible! If you would like to learn about becoming a sponsor CLICK HERE!

About Minnesota City, MN

Minnesota City was platted in 1852. The city took its name from the Minnesota Territory. A post office has been in operation in Minnesota City since 1852.

Located along U.S. Highway 61- the Great River Road - Minnesota City, is a city that has a historical past that is being preserved for its future.

The City of Minnesota City is located on the backwaters of the upper Mississippi River on Minnesota's eastern border. It is only 105 miles south of Minneapolis/St. Paul, 45 miles east of Rochester, and 4 miles north of the city of Winona, Minnesota. To the west are the limestone and sandstone bluffs that overlook the River. To the east are the sloughs that make up the backwaters of the River. The Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge are within walking distance of the city. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Lock and Dam # 5 is located off of the highway north of the city.

The city was settled by members of the Western Farm and Village Association. The immigrants arrived from the state of New York in the spring of 1852 on the steamboats Nominee, Dr. Franklin, and Caleb Cope. The city received its name on Sunday, May 9, 1852, anticipating that it might be chosen as the state capital. It had over 500 residents at the time. Currently the population is 230.

Businesses of Minnesota City, MN

The businesses of our towns are truly the lifeblood of each community, click on any businesses below to learn about them, to learn how to add your business to your town and county page CLICK HERE!

Community Organizations of Minnesota City, MN

Small towns and rural communities throughout the Midwest are looking for ways to strengthen their economies, provide better quality of life, and build on local assets. Here you will find the organizations that stabilize, preserve, and revitalize the small towns and rural areas alike. To submit your organization to be included on your town and county page CLICK HERE!

Events of Minnesota City, MN

The small towns of the Midwest have long shared pride in their communities through festivals and events! Citizens from each community, working together, continue to offer entertainment options that not only appeal to their citizens, but visitors to their community! Below you will find festivals and events you are sure to want to attend! If you would like to have (DST) include an annual festival or event on your town and county page CLICK HERE!

Faith Organizations of Minnesota City, MN

Throughout the years faith organizations have not only been an essential part of a town's religious life, but its community life. Below you will find stories about these organizations, If you would like to induct a faith organization to be added to your town and county page CLICK HERE!

Points of Interest of Minnesota City, MN

The communities of the Midwest have a lifestyle unique to their region — rich in history and points of interest like no other! Below you will find points of interest you are sure to want to visit! To nominate a landmark, historic location, museum, etc. as a point of interest on your county and region page CLICK HERE!

Winona County, MN

Visit our county page and you will find information about our town and county's points of interest, festivals/events and faith community. You also will learn about the community organizations that have built and continue to build strong communities (chambers, community groups, and departments, etc) and much more when you visit the Winona County, MN page.

Veterans of Winona County, MN

Veterans come from many walks of life and whether a veteran has severed two decades ago or two days ago, they have made our freedoms possible. Below you will find stories about many who have served. If you would like to nominate a veteran to be included on your town and county page CLICK HERE!