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Biscay Minnesota Community Guide


Location:
Biscay Minnesota population sign Location of Biscay Minnesota

Population: 
 Biscay (city) 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2000-2010 Change
Actual Percent
Population 105 114 113 114 113 -1 -0.88
Land Area (sq. mile) 0.10 0.12 0.07 0.07 0.07 0 0.00
Density (persons per sq. mile) 1,050.0 950.0 1,614.3 1,642.4 1,614.3 -28.1 -1.71
Housing Units 34 40 42 48 47 -1 -2.13
HouseholdsBisca -- 39 40 45 43 -2 -2.33
Persons Per Household -- 2.92 2.83 2.53 2.63 +0.10 +3.95

Geography:

Biscay (pronounced "bis-kee") is a city in McLeod County, Minnesota. Biscay is located at the junction of Minnesota State Highway 22 and Major Avenue, between the cities of Glencoe and Hutchinson. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.08 square miles (0.21 km˛), all of it land. The elevation is 1,024 ft (312 m).

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Demographics:

As of the census of 2010, there were 113 people, 43 households, and 33 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,412.5 inhabitants per square mile (545.4 /km2). There were 47 housing units at an average density of 587.5 per square mile (226.8 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 90.3% White, 0.9% Asian, 5.3% from other races, and 3.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.8% of the population.

There were 43 households of which 23.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.8% were married couples living together, 4.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 23.3% were non-families. 20.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.06.

The median age in the city was 45.2 years. 28.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 15% were from 25 to 44; 32.7% were from 45 to 64; and 17.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.0% male and 54.0% female.

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History:  

BISCAY, a city in Hassan Valley Township, section 25, received its name from the large Bay of Biscay adjoining Spain and France. It was incorporated as a village in 1949; the post office operated 1888-1954, changing to a rural branch, 1954-1965; it had a station on the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad.

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Birdseye View, Biscay Minnesota, 1910's
Birdseye View, Biscay Minnesota, 1910's
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Government:
Biscay City Hall
Corant Street
Box 435
Biscay, Minnesota 55336
Phone: (320) 455-1561
Web: www.biscaymn.com

City Council meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at the City Building (located next to the city park).
Municipal Building, Biscay Minnesota
Title Term Ends Name and Address Phone:
Mayor n/a Ray Urban
Glencoe, MN 55336
n/a
Clerk appointed Jana Kunkel
335 Grant Street
Glencoe, MN 55336
(320) 455-1561
Council Member n/a Tom Urban
140 Ford Street
Glencoe, MN 55336
(320) 864-6006
Council Member n/a Dennis Schwanke
225 Major Avenue
Glencoe, MN 55336
n/a 
Council Member n/a Donovan Dose
Glencoe, MN 55336
n/a 
Council Member n/a Steve Krueger
Glencoe, MN 55336
n/a

Post Office:

The Biscay Post Office closed in 1965;
now served by the Glencoe Minnesota Post Office

US Post Office
905 11th Street E
Glencoe, MN
55336-2308
Phone:
(320) 864-4112
Toll Free:
(800) ASK-USPS
Fax: (320) 864-4259
Web: www.usps.com
US Post Office
Regular Business Hours:
Week Days      
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday
           8:30 am - 10:00 am  
Latest Collection at Post Office:
Week Days            4:45 pm
Saturday                10:00 am

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Utilities:
Utility Type Utility Name Utility Phone
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Natural Gas n/a --
Wastewater n/a --
Water n/a --
Telephone CenturyLink --
Cable TV n/a --

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Businesses:
Major Avenue Hunt Club
11721 Major Avenue
Glencoe, MN 55336
Phone: (320) 864-6025
 

Neisen's Bar
Biscay, MN 55336
Phone: (320) 864-5555

Neisen's Bar, Biscay Minnesota
Spruce Ridge Waste Management
13798 Lace Avenue
Glencoe, MN 55336
Phone: (320) 864-4127
 

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