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Ghent Minnesota Community Guide


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Population: 
 Ghent (city) 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2000-2010 Change
Actual Percent
Population 301 356 316 315 370 +55 +17.46
Land Area (sq. mile) 0.20 0.30 0.27 0.27 0.27 0 0.00
Density (persons per sq. mile) 1,505.00 1,186.67 1,170.37 1,172.96 1,370.37 +197.41 +16.83
Housing Units 96 134 126 131 164 +33 +25.19
Households -- 128 121 128 155 +27 +21.09
Persons Per Household -- 2.78 2.61 2.46 2.39 -0.07 -2.85

Geography:

Ghent is a city in Lyon County, Minnesota. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.7 km˛), all of it land. The elevation is 1,171 ft (357 m) above sea level.

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Demographics:

As of the census of 2000, there were 315 people, 128 households, and 89 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,173.0 people per square mile (450.5/km˛). There were 131 housing units at an average density of 487.8/sq mi (187.3/km˛). The racial makeup of the city was 97.46% White, 1.90% Native American, 0.32% Asian, and 0.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.63% of the population.

There were 128 households out of which 35.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.5% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.7% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.3% under the age of 18, 12.4% from 18 to 24, 25.7% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 11.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 86.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $43,125, and the median income for a family was $47,417. Males had a median income of $31,875 versus $18,625 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,313. About 6.7% of families and 7.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.1% of those under age 18 and 9.5% of those age 65 or over.

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History:  

GHENT, a city in section 15 of Grandview, platted in June 1878 by the Winona and St. Peter Railroad and incorporated May 15, 1899, at first bore the name of the township but was renamed in September 1881 for the ancient city of Ghent in Belgium, in compliment to Belgian colonists coming in 1880-81, who were led by Bishop John Ireland to settle in this part of the county. The post office was established as Grandview in 1874; however, in 1882 a residents' petition requesting the name be changed to Ghent was granted, the railroad changing the name of the station as well.

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Government:
Ghent City Hall
PO Box 97
Ghent MN 56239
Phone: (507) 428-3214
Web: www.cityofghent.org

Business Hours:8-4 Mon-Th Council Meeting:2nd Wed, 6:30pm

 
Mayor Bea Regnier (507) 428-3214
City Clerk Ronald Sussner (507) 428-3214
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Post Office:
US Post Office
104 W Burlingame Street
Ghent, MN
56239-9757
Phone:
(507) 428-3405
Toll Free:
(800) ASK-USPS
Web: www.usps.com
US Post Office
Regular Business Hours:
Week Days      
7:30 am - 11:30 am
                       
1:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Saturday           9:00 am - 10:45 am
 
Latest Collection at Post Office:
Week Days            4:30 pm
Saturday                10:30 am

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Churches:
St. Eloi Catholic Church
306 W Mcquestion Avenue
Ghent, MN 56239
Phone: (507) 428-3285
Web: www.stedschurch.com

Pastor:  Father Jeremy Kucera
Sunday Mass:  10:30 am

 

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Businesses:
Deanna Marie's
200 W Burlingame Street
Ghent, MN 56239
Phone: (507) 428-3848
 
Farmers Co-op Association
101 E Burlingame Street
Ghent, MN 56239
Phone: (507) 428-2450
Web: www.farmerscoopassn.com

Our C-Store in Ghent offers a full selection of convenience store products along with high quality Cenex fuels that available 24 hours a day with pay at the pump. Additional offerings at Ghent include: •Dine-in Seating Available •Lottery •Separate Diesel Island with #2

Farmers Co-op Association, Ghent Minnesota
Four Seasons Organic Farms
1741 330 Street
Ghent, MN 56239
Phone: (605) 380-2908
Web: www.fourseasonsorganicfarms.com

As a small family, we understand that living healthy in todays world is not the easiest or most convenient choice to make. Not only are the prices of organic goods much higher than the alternative, but the process that goes into the growing and transportation of those goods take a large toll on the earth. At Four Seasons Organic Farms we strive to change that! Our goal is to provide local customers with a viable alternative to their produce purchases. No hassle, no additives, no worries. Give us a try, we guarantee your body will thank you for it.

Four Seasons Organic Farms, Ghent Minnesota
G T Farms
3203 County Road 5
Ghent, MN 56239
Phone: (507) 428-2470
 
Ghent City Offices
107 N Chapman Street
Ghent, MN 56239
Phone: (507) 428-3214
 
Jeff Buysse Farm
1880 330th Street
Ghent, MN 56239
Phone: (507) 428-3845
 
Johannsson Sales and Service
2681 180th Avenue
Ghent, MN 56239
Phone: (507) 401-1360
 
KB's Bar & Grill
100 E Burlingame Street
Ghent, MN 56239
Phone: (507) 428-3217
 
Laleman's Septic Pumping Service
1879 County Road 8
Ghent, MN 56239
Phone: (507) 428-3555
 
Lyon County Farm Service
113 W Burlingame Street
Ghent, MN 56239
Phone: (507) 428-3287
 
Mike's Diesel Repair
1932 330th Street
Ghent, MN 56239
Phone: (507) 428-3486
 
PVK Inc.
2260 County Road 8
Ghent, MN 56239
Phone: (507) 428-3429
 
Rogge Excavating
3065 170th Avenue
Ghent, MN 56239
Phone: (507) 872-5922
Web: www.roggeexcavatinginc.com

Headed by Lawrence Rogge, the company president, Rogge Excavating offers commercial and residential excavation services to Ghent, MN. Established in 1995, we make sure to provide quality results to ensure your satisfaction.

Rogge Excavating, Ghent Minnesota
Scott's Paint and Repair
2057 County Road 8
Ghent, MN 56239
Phone: (507) 428-3221
 
Silver Dollar Bar
114 W Burlingame Street
Ghent, MN
56239
Phone: (507) 428-3456
 
US Post Office
104 W Burlingame Street
Ghent, MN
56239-9757
Phone:
(507) 428-3405
Toll Free:
(800) ASK-USPS
Web: www.usps.com
US Post Office
Zetor Tractor Johansson Sales
2681 180th Avenue
Ghent, MN 56239
Phone: (507) 532-3329
 

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