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De Graff Minnesota Community Guide


Location:
De Graff Minnesota population sign Location of De Graff Minnesota

Population: 
 De Graff (city) 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2000-2010 Change
Actual Percent
Population 195 179 149 133 115 -18 -13.53
Land Area (sq. mile) 0.80 0.83 0.81 0.81 0.81 0 0.00
Density (persons per sq. mile) 243.75 215.66 183.95 164.80 141.98 -22.82 -13.85
Housing Units 69 71 67 67 67 0 0.00
Households -- 64 60 60 53 -7 -11.67
Persons Per Household -- 2.80 2.48 2.22 2.17 -0.05 -2.25

Geography:

De Graff is a city in Swift County, Minnesota. U.S. Route 12 serves as a main route in the community. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.81 square miles (2.10 km˛), all of it land. The elevation is 1,060 ft (323 m).

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Demographics:

As of the census of 2010, there were 115 people, 53 households, and 34 families residing in the city. The population density was 142.0 inhabitants per square mile (54.8 /km2). There were 67 housing units at an average density of 82.7 per square mile (31.9 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.8% White, 4.3% African American, and 0.9% from two or more races.

There were 53 households of which 26.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.7% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.8% were non-families. 34.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 17% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.71.

The median age in the city was 45.3 years. 15.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.4% were from 25 to 44; 40.1% were from 45 to 64; and 10.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 53.9% male and 46.1% female.

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History:  

DE GRAFF, a city in section 29 of Kildare, founded and platted in 1875, was incorporated February 10, 1881, being named in honor of Andrew De Graff of St. Paul. He was born near Amsterdam, N.Y., October 21, 1811; came to Minnesota in 1857 and built many railroads in this state, including the Great Northern line through this county; he died in St. Paul, November 7, 1894. The post office was established in 1875; it had a station of the Great Northern Railway.

Courtesy Minnesota Historical Society


Government:
De Graff City Hall
De Graff, MN 56271
 
Mayor Randy Simmonds
De Graff, MN 56271
(320) 843-2829
Clerk/Treasurer Anne Danielson
403 Montana
De Graff, MN 56271
n/a
Council Member Adam Himley n/a
Council Member Ernest Thompson n/a
Council Member Alan Simmonds n/a
Council Member Duggan Regan n/a

Post Office:          served by the Murdock Minnesota Post Office:
US Post Office
412 Main Avenue
Murdock, MN
56271-5000
Phone:
(320) 875-2901
Toll Free:
(800) ASK-USPS
Web:
www.usps.com
US Post Office
Regular Business Hours:
Week Days      
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
                       
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday           8:30 am - 9:30 am
 
Latest Collection at Post Office:
Week Days            4:00 pm
Saturday                4:00 pm


Utilities:
Utility Type Utility Name Utility Phone
Electricity Ottertail Power Company   (800) 493-3299
Natural Gas n/a --
Wastewater n/a --
Water n/a --
Telephone Sprint (800) 901-9675
Cable TV n/a --

Major Employers:
Employer Products/Services Employees
Glacial Plains Cooperative Feed and Seed Suppt. Activ. for Animal Prod. 10
Country Pet Foods Pet & Pet Supplies Stores 5


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Minnesota State Highway Map of the De Graff Minnesota area
Minnesota State Highway Map of the De Graff Minnesota area


Events:

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Attractions:

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Recreation:

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Lakes:
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Health Care:

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Schools:
Benson Public Schools
1400 Montana Avenue
Benson, MN 56215
Phone: (320) 843-2710
Fax: (320) 843-2262
Web: www.benson.k12.mn.us

Grades:  PK-12
Students:  961

Benson Public Schools
Benson High School
1400 Montana Avenue
Benson, MN 56215
Phone: (320) 843-2710
Fax: (320) 843-2262

Grades:  7-12
Students:  469

Benson High School, Benson Minnesota
Benson Elementary School
1400 Montana Avenue
Benson, MN 56215
Phone: (320) 843-2710
Fax: (320) 843-2262

Grades:  5-6
Students:  n/a

 
Northside Elementary School
1800 W Nevada Avenue
Benson, MN 56215
Phone: (320) 843-2710
Fax: (320) 843-2262

Grades:  K-4
Students:  466

 

Churches:
Buffalo Lake Lutheran Church - ELCA
850 155th Avenue SE
DeGraff, MN 56271
Phone: (320) 264-1287

Pastor:  Mike Carlson
Sunday Worship:  8:45 am

 
St. Bridget's Catholic Church
DeGraff, MN 56271
Phone: n/a

Pastor: 
Sunday Mass:  n/a

St. Bridget's Catholic Church, De Graff Minnesota

Media:

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Motels:

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Resorts:

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Campgrounds:

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Businesses:
Country Pet Foods
505 Atlantic Avenue
De Graff, MN 56271
Phone: (320) 843-3565
 
De Graff Liquor Store
305 Atlantic Avenue
De Graff, MN 56271
Phone: (320) 843-3107
 
De Graff Police Department
101 S 4th Street
De Graff, MN 56271
Phone: (320) 843-2095
 
Dusty Rose Dairy
845 60th Street SE
De Graff, MN 56271
Phone: (320) 875-4471
 
Guy's Body Shop
810 US Highway 12 SE
De Graff, MN 56271
Phone: (320) 843-3943
 
Glacial Plains Co-op
105 Atlantic Avenue
De Graff, MN 56271
Phone: (320) 843-5364
Web: www.glacialplains.com
Glacial Plains Co-op, De Graf Minnesota
Jim's Transmission
410 Pacific Avenue
De Graff, MN 56271
Phone: (320) 843-2530
 
Klassen Repair & Welding
101 Atlantic Avenue
De Graff, MN 56271
Phone: (320) 843-2095
 
Koch Nitrogen Company
925 60th Street SE
De Graff, MN 56271
Phone: (320) 875-4441
 
Robert Wilde Studio
301 Atlantic Avenue
De Graff, MN 56271
Phone: (320) 843-3403
 
Syngenta
100 Atlantic Avenue
De Graff, MN 56271
Phone: (320) 275-3665
 
United Seed
105 Atlantic Avenue
De Graff, MN 56271
Phone: (320) 843-4437
 
Waraja Arabians
560 70th Street SE
De Graff, MN 56271
Phone: (320) 842-6441
 

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