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Beardsley Minnesota Community Guide


Location:
Beardsley Minnesota population sign Location of Beardsley Minnesota

Population: 
 Beardsley (city) 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2000-2010 Change
Actual Percent
Population 366 344 297 262 233 -29 -11.07
Land Area (sq. mile) -- -- -- 0.47 0.47 0 0.00
Density (persons per sq. mile) -- -- -- 552.4 495.7 -56.7 -11.07
Housing Units -- -- -- 148 141 -7 -4.73
Households -- -- -- 125 108 -17 -13.60
Persons Per Household -- -- -- 2.10 2.16 +0.06 +2.29

Geography:

Beardsley is a city in Big Stone County, Minnesota. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.47 square miles (1.22 km≤), all land. Minnesota State Highways 7 and 28 are two of the main routes in the community. The elevation is 1,096 ft (334 m).

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Demographics:

As of the census of 2010, there were 233 people, 108 households, and 60 families residing in the city. The population density was 495.7 inhabitants per square mile (191.4/km2). There were 141 housing units at an average density of 300.0 per square mile (115.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.6% White and 0.4% Native American.

There were 108 households of which 28.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.7% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 44.4% were non-families. 41.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.16 and the average family size was 2.88.

The median age in the city was 44.8 years. 24.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.1% were from 25 to 44; 27.5% were from 45 to 64; and 22.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.2% male and 52.8% female.

As of the census of 2000, there were 262 people, 125 households, and 71 families residing in the city. The population density was 552.4 people per square mile (215.2/km≤). There were 148 housing units at an average density of 312.1/sq mi (121.6/km≤). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.15% of the population.

There were 125 households out of which 26.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.4% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.4% were non-families. 40.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 25.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.10 and the average family size was 2.83.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.4% under the age of 18, 3.1% from 18 to 24, 22.9% from 25 to 44, 22.9% from 45 to 64, and 26.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 88.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $26,429, and the median income for a family was $33,929. Males had a median income of $26,875 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,106. About 6.3% of families and 12.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.3% of those under the age of 18 and 15.5% of those 65 and older.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


History:  

BEARDSLEY, the railway village of Browns Valley Township, sections 8 and 17, was named for W. W. Beardsley, who platted it in November 1880. He was born in Schuyler County, N.Y., in 1852, removed to Pennsylvania at the age of 21 years and to Wisconsin in 1875, came to Minnesota in 1878, homesteading the farm that included the site of this village. It had a station of the Great Northern Railway in section 8; the first building erected was the coal and lumber business of Henry Stonebraker; the post office was established in 1881. The village was incorporated in 1891.

Courtesy Minnesota Historical Society

Main Street, Beardsley Minnesota, 1909
Main Street, Beardsley Minnesota, 1909
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Government:
Beardsley City Hall
Beardsley, MN 56211
 
Title Term Ends Name and Address Phone
Mayor 12/31/2018 Mary Sykora
PO Box 247
Beardsley, MN 56211
(320) 265-0155
Clerk/Treasurer appointed Kathy Issendorf
PO Box 238
Beardsley, MN 56211
(320) 265-6134
Council Member 12/31/2020 Dawn Gibson
PO Box 1220
Beardsley, MN 56211
(320) 265-6908
Council Member 12/31/2018 Mike Folk
211 Keystone Avenue
Beardsley, MN 56211
(320) 265-6366
Council Member 12/31/2018 Jennifer Haukos
PO Box 201
Beardsley, MN 56211
(320) 265-6211
Council Member 12/31/2020 Joshua Sibson
PO Box 283
Beardsley, MN 56211
(320) 265-6216

Post Office:
US Post Office
116 Main Street N
Beardsley, MN
56211-9700
Phone:
(320) 265-6962
Toll Free:
(800) ASK-USPS
Web: www.usps.com

Regular Business Hours:
Week Days        7:30 am - 11:30 am
Saturday           8:15 am - 8:45 am

US Post Office


Utilities:
Utility Type Utility Name Utility Phone
Electricity Otter Tail Power Company (320) 589-3434
Natural Gas n/a --
Wastewater n/a --
Water n/a --
Telephone CenturyLink Communications (800) 244-1111
Cable TV n/a --

Major Employers:
Employer Products/Services Employees
First Independent Bank Depository Credit Intermediation 8
Beardsley Farmers Elevator Warehousing & Storage 6
Tri-County Cooperative Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers 3


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Schools:
Beardsley schools closed in 2005. Students now attend the CGB School District (Clinton Graceville Beardsley) with the High School located in Graceville and the elementary school located in Clinton. 

The photograph to the right is of the former high school and was taken in 2016 by the Ghosts of Minnesota folks.
Former Beardsley High School
Clinton Graceville Beardsley Schools
Independent School District #2888

601 1st Street
Clinton. MN 56225
Phone: (320) 325-5282
Fax: (320) 325-5509
Web:
www.graceville.k12.mn.us

Grades:  K-12
Students:  377

 
Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley High School
712 3rd Street
Graceville, MN 56240
Phone: (320) 748-7233
Fax: (320) 748-7159

Grades:  7-12
Students:  176

 
Clinton Graceville Beardsley Elementary School
601 1st Street
Clinton. MN 56225
Phone: (320) 325-5282
Fax: (320) 325-5509

Grades:  K-6
Students:  153

 

Churches:
Beardsley United Methodist Church
104 Washington Street S
PO Box 36
Beardsley, MN 56211
Phone: (320) 265-6241

Pastor:  Ailsa Odom
Sunday Worship:  11:00 am
 

Holden Lutheran Church
29516 County Road 33
Beardsley, MN 56211
Phone: (320) 325-5178
Web:  holdenlutheran.wordpress.com

Pastor:  Bev McNeill
Sunday Worship:  8:45 am

Holden Lutheran Church, Beardsley MN
St. Mary's Catholic Church
Beardsley, MN 56211

Pastor:  n/a
Saturday Mass:  5:00 pm
Sunday Mass:  none
 

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Businesses:
B-Town Bar
105 Main Street N
Beardsley, MN 56211
Phone: (320) 265-6111
 
Beardsley Farmers Elevator Company
315 Railroad Avenue E
Beardsley, MN 56211
Phone: (320) 265-6933
Web:  www.beardsleyfe.com

Beardsley Farmers Elevator Company
Bobby Jo's Place
100 Main Street N
Beardsley, MN 56211
Phone: (320) 265-6969
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C S Diesel Inc.
516 W Keystone Avenue
Beardsley, MN 56211
Phone: (320) 265-0100
Web:  www.csdieselbumper.com

CS Diesel is the one stop shop for all of your heavy-duty truck repairs, parts, and services. We specialize in heavy-duty truck and trailer repair, diesel engine service, parts, DOT inspections, and more!  We are also an authorized retailer and installer for Truck Defenderô bumpers and Minimizer fenders.
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Federated Telephone
24900 830th Avenue
Beardsley, MN 56211
Phone: (320) 265-8204
 
First Independent Bank
101 Main Street N
PO Box 187
Beardsley, MN 56211
Phone: (320) 265-6122
Web:  www.fibmn.com

First Independent Bank provides personal care for each customer while having the expertise and resources of a large bank. With broad experience and the ability to work with more types of financing solutions than many competitors, First Independent Bank is a collaborative group of advocates for businesses and families in Minnesota. We care about our community, and that's why we do what we do.
 
Greg Schmidt Construction LLC
24936 840th Avenue
Beardsley, MN 56211
Phone: (320) 265-6278

Greg Schmidt Construction, LLC, has provided the Big Stone county area with outstanding quality of service and professionalism. It is our mission to exceed all of our customers expectations, and gain a client for life. We specialize in both residential and commercial concrete work.
 
IWD Transportation
217 Keystone Avenue W
Beardsley, MN 56211
Phone: (320) 265-0151
 
Krueger Seeds
26556 830th Avenue
Beardsley, MN 56211
Phone: (320) 265-6368
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Lakeside Cemetery
State Highway 7
Beardsley, MN 56211
Phone: (320) 265-6318
 
Maher Trucking
88946 State Highway 7
Beardsley, MN 56211
Phone: (320) 265-6260
 
North Country Fiber Fair
84430 260th Street
Beardsley, MN 56211
Phone: (320) 265-6319
 
One More Bar & Grill
104 Main Street N
Beardsley, MN 56211
Phone: (320) 265-6110
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R & R Trucking
24117 870th Avenue
Beardsley, MN 56211
Phone: (320) 265-6982
 
Ry's Diesel Service
73925 242nd Avenue
Beardsley, MN 56211
Phone: (320) 748-7629
 
US Post Office
116 Main Street N
Beardsley, MN 56211
Phone: (320) 265-6962
Web:  www.usps.com
 
 
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