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Alden Minnesota Community Guide


Location:
Welcome to Alden Minnesota! Location of Alden Minnesota

Population: 
 Alden (city) 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2000-2010 Change
Actual Percent
Population 713 687 623 652 661 +9 +1.38
Land Area (sq. mile) 1.00 1.03 0.96 0.96 1.07 +0.11 +11.46
Density (persons per sq. mile) 713.00 666.99 648.96 680.08 617.76 -62.32 -9.16
Housing Units 254 278 267 295 292 -3 -1.03
Households -- 267 260 272 268 -4 -1.47
Persons Per Household -- 2.57 2.40 2.40 2.46 .+0.06 +2.50

Geography:

Alden is a city in Freeborn County, Minnesota. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.10 square miles (2.85 km2), of which 1.07 square miles (2.77 km2) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.08 km2) is water. Minnesota State Highway 109 and Interstate 90 are two of the main routes in the community.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Demographics:

As of the census of 2010, there were 661 people, 268 households, and 188 families residing in the city. The population density was 617.8 inhabitants per square mile (238.5/km2). There were 292 housing units at an average density of 272.9 per square mile (105.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.7% White, 0.5% Native American, 0.5% Pacific Islander, 1.5% from other races, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.9% of the population.

There were 268 households of which 34.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.3% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.9% were non-families. 26.1% 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 2.47 and the average family size was 2.96.

The median age in the city was 39.9 years. 26% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.3% were from 25 to 44; 25% were from 45 to 64; and 17.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.1% male and 51.9% female.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


History:  

ALDEN, a city in Alden and Carlston Townships, settled in 1858, was organized April 3, 1866. The railway village was platted in 1869, and the track was completed to this place January 1, 1870; it had station on the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad. It was incorporated on March 4, 1879, and reincorporated in March 1908; it has had a post office since 1866. This name is borne by villages and townships in seven other states.

Courtesy Minnesota Historical Society


Broadway Street, Alden Minnesota, 1908
Broadway Street, Alden Minnesota, 1908
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Government:
Alden City Hall
174 Water Street
PO Box 325
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 874-3781

City Council Meetings: Every second Wednesday of the month at 6:00 PM Conference Room

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Alden City Hall, Alden Minnesota
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Phone

Mayor 12/31/2020 Greg Hitchcock
224 N Broadway
Alden, MN 56009
  (605) 270-2358
Clerk/Treasurer appointed Alexis Scholten
174 Water Street
Alden, MN 56009
Email (507) 874-3748
Council Member 12/31/2022 Jon H. Duncan
270 Mason Avenue
Alden, MN 56009
Email (507) 874-3743
Council Member 12/31/2022 Heath Reindal
120 Holway Street
Alden, MN 56009
  (507) 473-0345
Council Member 12/31/2020 Jeffrey G. Wichmann
275 Scotte Lane
Alden, MN 56009
Email (507) 874-3924
Council Member 12/31/2020 Janelle Van Engelenburg
145 1st Avenue W
Alden, MN 56009
Email (507) 874-3457

Post Office:
US Post Office
101 N Broadway
Alden, MN
56009-9700
Phone: (507) 874-3740
Toll Free: (800) ASK-USPS

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

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US Post Office, Alden Minnesota

Utilities:
Utility Type Utility Name Utility Phone
Electricity Freeborn-Mower Cooperative Services (507) 373-6421
Natural Gas Minnesota Energy Resources (800) 889-9508
Wastewater City of Alden (507) 874-3620
Water City of Alden (507) 874-3620
Telephone Frontier Communications (800) 435-1504
Cable TV Midcontinent Communications (800) 642-5509

Major Employers:
Employer Products/Services Employees
Alden-Conger Public Schools Elementary & Secondary Schools 46
Northern Country Co-op Warehousing & Storage 10
Hemmingsen's Transfer School & Employee Bus Transportation 10
Mine Agains Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) 8
American Legion Civic & Social Organizations 6


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Events:

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Attractions:

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Recreation:
Oak View Golf Club
25177 6655th Avenue
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 863-2288
Web: www.oakviewgc.com

The 9-hole "Oakview" course at the Oakview Golf Course facility in Alden, Minnesota features 3,002 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 36 . The course rating is 37.3 and it has a slope rating of 125. Oakview golf course opened in 1969
Oak View Golf Club, Alden Minnesota


Lakes:
Lake Name Size
(acres)
Lake info Lake Map Rec Map Topo Map
Morin 21

Health Care:
Alden Clinic
192 Washington Avenue
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 874-3140
Web: www.mayohealthsystem.org

Open Weekdays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Services Available
* Physicals
* Preventive medicine and health education
* Well baby checks
* Chronic disease care
* Sports physicals
* Onsite lab and x-ray services

Alden Clinic, Alden Minnesota

Schools:
Alden Public School
215 N Broadway
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 874-3240
Fax: (507) 874-2747
Web: www.alden-conger.org

Grades:  PK-12
Students:  442

Alden Public School, Alden Minnesota

Churches:
Alden United Methodist Church
201 N Broadway
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 874-3724

Pastor:  Rev. Cherie Daniel
Sunday Worship:  9:30 am

Alden United Methodist Church, Alden Minnesota
Mansfield Lutheran Church - ELCA
14711 630th Avenue
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 294-3230
Web: www.lutheransonline.com/manited

Pastor:  Don Rose
Sunday Worship:  10:00 am

Mansfield Lutheran Church, Alden Minnesota
Redeemer Lutheran Church - ELCA
191 Water Street
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 874-3343
Web: www.redeemeralden.com

Pastor:  Greg Ofsdahl
Sunday Worship:  9:00 am

Redeemer Lutheran Church, Alden Minnesota

Media:
Alden Advance Newspaper
150 E Main Street
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 874-3440
Web: www.aldenadvance.com

Weekly newspaper published on Thursdays with a circulation of 642.

Alden Advance Newspaper, Alden Minnesota

Motels:

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Resorts:

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Campgrounds:

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Businesses:
Accents
155 S Broadway
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 874-3425
 
Advantage Auto Glass by Kevin
20582 680th Avenue
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 874-1200
 
Alden Advance Newspaper
150 E Main Street
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 874-3440
Web: www.aldenadvance.com

Weekly newspaper published on Thursdays with a circulation of 642.

Alden Advance Newspaper, Alden Minnesota
Alden City Hall
174 N Broadway
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 874-3620
Alden City Hall, Alden Minnesota
Alden City Fire Department
174 N Broadway
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 874-3620
 
Alden Clinic
192 Washington Avenue
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 874-3140
Web: www.mayohealthsystem.org

Open Weekdays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Services Available
* Physicals
* Preventive medicine and health education
* Well baby checks
* Chronic disease care
* Sports physicals
* Onsite lab and x-ray services

Alden Clinic, Alden Minnesota
Alden Concrete Products Inc
110 Northstar Road
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 874-3372
 
Alden Oil Company
200 Northstar Road
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 874-3166
 
Alden RV & Mini Storage
220 Northstar Road
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 874-3405
 
Alden Shoe & Clothing
163 N Broadway
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 874-3710
Alden Shoe & Clothing, Alden Minnesota
American Bank
195 N Broadway
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 874-3363
Web: www.americanbankmn.com

At American Bank, we are pleased to offer many convenient products, services, locations and banking hours to help you make the most of your time and money. If you have questions or would like more information, please call us today!

American Bank, Alden Minnesota
American Legion
151 N Broadway
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 874-3679
American Legion, Alden Minnesota
American Mobile Storage Inc
64700 270th Street
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 874-3960
 
B & B Pallets
21751 620th Avenue
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 874-3364
 
BP Station
105 Northstar Road
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 874-3767
BP Station, Alden Minnesota
Beauty Barn
67627 255th Street
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 874-3602
 
Chestnut Hill Farm
14987 670th Avenue
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 265-3475
 
Countryside Service
64725 170th Street
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 265-3359
 
Crop Production Service Inc
63025 150th Street
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 265-3252
 
Dave Ausen Farms
69128 260th Street
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 863-2165
 
Dave's Floor Refinishing
25887 705th Avenue
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 826-3302
 
Di's Designs
185 N Broadway
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 874-2652
Di's Designs, Alden Minnesota
Donna Nelson Insurance
21290 680th Avenue
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 874-3419
 
Drescher Electric Inc
17313 660th Avenue
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 265-3322
 
Drescher Farms
17723 660th Avenue
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 265-3350
 
Evon Day Care
246 Morin Road
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 874-2646
 
Freeborn County Co-Op Oil Co
125 Northstar Road
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 874-3752
Freeborn County Co-Op Oil Company
Gary Sandsmark Farm
66672 200th Street
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 265-3496
 
Gilbertson Trucking Inc
198 Mason Avenue
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 874-3616
 
Great Lawn Service
63743 190th Street
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 874-3909
 
Heart & Soul Connection
19524 650th Avenue
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 874-2730
 
Hemmingsen's Transfer Inc
126 Euclid Street
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 874-3160
Hemmingsen's Transfer, Alden Minnesota
Hi Yield Products Inc
23282 620th Avenue
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 874-3750
 
Hometown Snacks & Sweets
150 S Broadway
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 874-3823
Hometown Snacks & Sweets, Alden Minnesota
Jacobs Dairy
68393 180th Street
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 265-3492
 
Jacobs Dairy Farm
16701 670th Avenue
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 265-3492
 
Johnson's Bookkeeping Service
66045 160th Street
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 265-3683
 
Kato Inc Petrol Pumper
105 Northstar Road
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 874-3767
Kato Inc Petrol Pumper, Alden Minnesota
Kleinschrodt Trucking
193 2nd Avenue W
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 874-3818
 
Little Marty
67097 265th Street
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 863-2479
 
Mansfield Meat Market & Locker
62960 150th Street
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 294-3668
 
Mine Again
127 N Broadway
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 874-2648
Main Street Grill, Alden Minnesota
Morrison Well Drilling Company
67923 270th Street
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 863-2455
 
Northern Country Co-Op
174 1st Avenue W
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 874-3421
 
Oak View Golf Club
25177 6655th Avenue
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 863-2288
 
Poeschl, Steven J DDS
186 Washington Avenue
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 874-3662
 
Precision Pork Producers Inc
64337 160th Street
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 265-3777
 
R & R Furniture Floors & More
102 N Broadway
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 874-3261
R & R Furniture Floors & More, Alden Minnesota
Richter & Son Hog Site
14767 640th Avenue
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 265-3489
 
Rightway Roofing & Remodeling
20858 680th Avenue
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 874-3301
 
Salon Nee Cee
66852 County Road 46
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 874-3939
 
SEMCAC Senior Nutrition
174 N Broadway
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 874-3781
 
Steel Farms
15291 660th Avenue
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 265-3317
 
Toenges Enterprises
PO Box 7
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 874-3671
 
US Post Office
101 N Broadway
Alden, MN
56009-9700
Phone: (507) 874-3740
Toll Free: (800) ASK-USPS
Web: www.usps.com  
US Post Office, Alden Minnesota
Village Hairplace
175 N Broadway
Alden, MN 56009
Phone: (507) 874-3680
Village Hairplace, Alden Minnesota

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