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Elba Minnesota Community Guide


Location:
Elba Minnesota population sign Location of Elba, Minnesota

Population: 
 Elba (city) 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2000-2010 Change
Actual Percent
Population 158 198 220 214 152 -62 -28.97
Land Area (sq. mile) 2.10 2.06 2.04 2.04 2.04 0 0.00
Density (persons per sq. mile)  75.24  96.12 107.84 104.95  74.51 -30.44 -29.00
Housing Units 53 71 80 77 76 -1 -1.29
Households -- 67 78 72 70 -2 -2.78
Persons Per Household -- 2.96 2.82 2.97 2.17 -0.80 -26.94

Geography:

Elba is a city in Winona County, Minnesota. It is on Minnesota State Highway 74 just north of Whitewater State Park. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.3 km˛), all of it land. The elevation is 738 ft (225 m).

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Demographics:

As of the census of 2000, there were 214 people, 72 households, and 58 families residing in the city. The population density was 105.0 people per square mile (40.5/km˛). There were 77 housing units at an average density of 37.8/sq mi (14.6/km˛). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.40% of the population.

There were 72 households out of which 51.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.3% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.4% were non-families. 16.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.97 and the average family size was 3.28.

In the city the population was spread out with 35.5% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 30.4% from 25 to 44, 18.2% from 45 to 64, and 8.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 107.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $38,750, and the median income for a family was $41,042. Males had a median income of $30,156 versus $22,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,398. About 3.5% of families and 6.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.9% of those under the age of eighteen and 8.7% of those sixty five or over.

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History:  

ELBA Township, organized May 11, 1858, and its city in sections 3, 9, and 10, founded in 1856, bear the name of an island of Italy, famed for its rich deposits of iron ore. Napoleon was confined there in 1814-15. The city was incorporated as a village on March 9, 1894; the post office operated 1858-1960 and then served as a rural branch until 1965.

Courtesy Minnesota Historical Society


Government:
Elba City Hall
125 W Hill Street
PO Box 45
Altura, MN 55910
Phone: (507) 932-5987
 
Mayor Bernard Dorman
1150 Fairwater Drive
Altura, MN 55910
(507) 932-3761
Clerk Patricia Haack
1220 Main Street N
Altura, MN 55910
(507) 932-3430
Treasurer Pamela Scherbring
1165 Fairwater Road
Altura, MN 55910
(507) 932-5752
Council Member Elizabeth Mauer
1120 Fairwater Road
Altura, MN 55910
(507) 932-5426
Council Member Wayne Ehlenfeldt
1160 Fairwater Road
Altura, MN 55910
(507) 932-5023
Council Member Scott Scherbring
1165 Fairwater Road
Altura, MN 55910
(507) 932-5752

Post Office:         Elba is served by the Altura Minnesota Post Office:
US Post Office
17 S Main Street
Altura, MN
55910-9628
Phone: (507) 796-6896
Toll Free: (800) ASK-USPS
Web: www.usps.com
US Post Office
Regular Business Hours:
Week Days      
7:45 am - 12:00 pm
                       
1:30 pm - 4:15 pm
Saturday           7:45 am - 9:30 am 
 
Latest Collection at Post Office:
Week Days            4:00 pm
Saturday                9:00 am


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

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Minnesota State Highway Map of the Elba Minnesota area


Events:

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Attractions:

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Recreation:
Whitewater State Park
19041 Highway 74
Altura, MN 55910
Phone: (507) 932-3007

Picturesque limestone bluffs and deep ravines make Whitewater a very popular southeastern state park. The 2,700 acre park is an angler's paradise with brown, brook, and rainbow trout swimming in the spring-fed Whitewater River and Trout Run Creek. Visitors enjoy a sandy swimming beach, a year-round visitor center, easy-to-challenging hiking trails, camping, a group camp, and a modern group center.



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Churches:
St. Aloysius Church
150 N Main Street
Altura, MN 55910
Phone: (507) 932-4040

Pastor:  n/a
Sunday Mass:  11:00 am

 

Media:

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Motels:

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Resorts:

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Campgrounds:
Lazy D Campground
18748 County Road 39
Altura, MN 55910
Phone: (507) 932-3098
Web: www.lazydcampground.com
Lazy D Campground, Altura Minnesota

Businesses:
Elba City Offices
125 W Hill Street
Altura, MN 55910
Phone: (507) 932-5987
 
Elba Creamery
1230 S Main Street
Altura, MN 55910
Phone: (507) 932-6571
 
Elba House
1185 S Main Street
Altura, MN 55910
Phone: (507) 932-4578
 
Mauer Brothers Liquors
1200 S Main Street
Altura, MN 55910
Phone: (507) 932-9957
 
Pork and Plants LLC
16378 County Road 114
Altura, MN 55910
Phone: (507) 689-2678
Web: www.porkandplants.com
Pork and Plants LLC, Altura Minnesota
Sidekick Grill
1200 S Main Street
Altura, MN 55910
Phone: (507) 932-9957
 

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