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Milaca Minnesota Community Guide


Location:

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Location of Milaca, Minnesota

Milaca is located at the intersection of U.S. Hwy. 169 and Minnesota Highway 23 along the beautiful Rum River. Milaca has a vibrant business district and a thriving industrial park. The city is ready to work with new businesses and residents to make Milaca their home.

Milaca is located in Mille Lacs County in East Central Minnesota approximately 60 miles from Minneapolis. Milaca residents vote in the U.S. Congressional District 8 and Legislative District 17A


Population: 
 Milaca (city) 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2000-2010 Change
Actual Percent
Population 1,940 2,104 2,182 2,580 2,946 +366 +14.19
Land Area (sq. mile) 2.20 2.45 2.85 3.19 3.21 +0.02 +0.63
Density (persons per sq. mile) 881.8 858.8 765.6 808.2 917.8 +109.6 +13.56
Housing Units 729 904 987 1,164 1,449 +285 +24.48
Households -- 860 920 1,115 1,308 +193 +17.31
Persons Per Household -- 2.29 2.25 2.14 2.12 -0.02 -0.93

Geography:
 
Milaca is a town in Mille Lacs County, Minnesota. It is the county seat of Mille Lacs County. It is also situated on the Rum River. U.S. Highway 169 and Minnesota Highway 23 are two of the main routes in the city. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.41 square miles (8.83 km2), of which 3.21 square miles (8.31 km2) is land and 0.20 square miles (0.52 km2) is water. The elevation is 1,079 ft (329 m) above sea level.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Demographics:

As of the census of 2010, there were 2,946 people, 1,308 households, and 691 families residing in the city. The population density was 917.8 inhabitants per square mile (354.4/km2). There were 1,449 housing units at an average density of 451.4 per square mile (174.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.1% White, 0.4% African American, 1.4% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.

There were 1,308 households of which 26.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.2% were married couples living together, 11.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 47.2% were non-families. 40.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.12 and the average family size was 2.84.

The median age in the city was 39.7 years. 21.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.8% were from 25 to 44; 20.6% were from 45 to 64; and 23.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.1% male and 51.9% female.

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History:  

MILACA, a city in sections 25 and 26 of Milaca Township and the county seat since 1920, at first called Oak City, and the township of that name, organized after the village was platted, have a shortened and changed name derived from Mille Lacs. The village was platted in 1892 and incorporated on February 20, 1897; it was first developed by lumber companies, hence the early name of Oak City. Its post office was established in March 1883 as Oak City and changed that November to Milaca.

Courtesy Minnesota Historical Society


General view, Milaca.
Birds Eye View of Milaca Minnesota, 1905
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Government:
Milaca City Hall
255 1st Street E
Milaca, MN 56353
Phone: (320) 983-3141
Fax: (320) 983-3142

Regular Business Hours:
Monday - Thursday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 1:30 pm

City Council Meetings:
3rd Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm

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City Hall, Milaca Minnesota

Title Term Ends Name and Address   Phone
Mayor 12/31/2020 "Pete" Harold Pedersen
809 11th Avenue NE
Milaca, MN 56353
Email (320) 982-2340
City Manager appointed Tammy Pfaff
255 1st Street E
Milaca, MN 56353
Email (320) 983-3141
Council Member 12/31/2022 Cory Pedersen
155 9th Street NW
Milaca, MN 56353
Email (320) 290-9240
Council Member 12/31/2022 Norris Johnson
815 3rd Street SE
Milaca, MN 56353
Email (320) 983-6837
Council Member 12/31/2020 Dave Dillan
620 4th Avenue SE
Milaca, MN 56353
Email (320) 983-3204
Council Member 12/31/2020 vacant   --

Post Office:
US Post Office
230 2nd Avenue SW
Milaca, MN 56353-1158
Phone: (320) 983-3229
Toll Free: (800) ASK-USPS

Regular Business Hours:
Week Days       8:30 am -  4:30 pm
Saturday           9:00 am - 10:00 am

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US Post Office, Milaca Minnesota


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Utilities:
Utility Type Utility Name Utility Phone
Electricity East Central Electric Assn (800) 254-7944
Natural Gas CenterPoint Energy (800) 245-2377
Wastewater Milaca Municipal (320) 983-3141
Water Milaca Municipal (320) 983-3141
Telephone Frontier Communications (800) 435-1504
Cable TV US Cable Television (800) 783-2356

Major Employers:
Employer Products/Services Employees
Milaca Public Schools Elementary & Secondary Schools 220
CMCMS Inc. Electronics & Appliance Stores 196
Mille Lacs County Executive, Legislative, & Other Gen. Govt. Support 188
Elim Care and Rehab Center Nursing Care Facilities 160
Nortech Systems Navig., Meas., Electromedical & Control Instrum. Mfg. 120
Teal's Market Grocery Stores 80
Coin-Tainer Co Prof. & Commercial Equip.& Supplies Merchant Whole 70
Fairview Clinic - Milaca Offices of Physicians 45
Heggie's Pizza Packaged Frozen Food Merch. Whole. 31
First NB of Milaca Depository Credit Intermediation 24
City of Milaca Executive, Legislative, & Other Gen. Govt. Support 24
East Central Electric Assn - Milaca Electric Power Generation, Transmission & Dist. 16
Milaca Building Center Building Material & Supplies Dealers 12


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Weather:
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Minnesota State Highway Map of the Milaca Minnesota area
Minnesota State Highway Map of the Milaca Minnesota area


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Attractions:
 

Recreation:
Reineke Park

 

Reineke Park, Milaca Minnesota
Riverview Park

 

Riverview Park, Milaca Minnesota
Milaca Golf Club
15679 Central Avenue 
Milaca, MN 56353 
Phone: (320) 983-2110 
 


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Health Care:
Fairview Northland Clinics
150 10th Street NW 
Milaca, MN 56353 
Phone: (320) 983-7400 
 

Schools:
Milaca Public School District #912
500 Highway 23 W 
Milaca, MN 56353 
Phone: (320) 982-7210 
 
Milaca High School
500 Highway 23 W 
Milaca, MN 56353 
Phone: (320) 982-7206 
 
Pine Technical College
155 2nd Avenue SE 
Milaca, MN 56353 
Phone: (320) 983-2222 
 

Churches: 
Assembly Of God Church
14238 9th Avenue SE 
Milaca, MN 56353 
Phone: (320) 983-2509 

Pastor:  David Harms
Sunday Worship: 

Assembly Of God Church, Milaca Minnesota

First Baptist Church
280 4th Street SE 
Milaca, MN 56353 
Phone: (320) 982-3305 
Web:
www.fbcmilaca.com

Pastor:  Daniel Hollenkamp
Sunday Worship: 

 
Milaca Alliance Church
12543 State Highway 23 
Milaca, MN 56353 
Phone: (320) 982-2507 

Pastor:  Don Smith
Sunday Worship: 

 
Milaca Evangelical Free Church
1100 Central Avenue N 
Milaca, MN 56353 
Phone: (320) 982-3217 

Pastor:  Mike Johnson
Sunday Worship: 

Milaca Evangelical Free Church, Milaca Minnesota

Milaca United Methodist Church
310 3rd Avenue NW 
Milaca, MN 56353 
Phone: (320) 982-6325 
Web:
www.milacaumc.com

Pastor:  Woo Jae Im
Sunday Worship: 

Milaca United Methodist Church, Milaca Minnesota

St. Mary's Catholic Church
645 3rd Avenue SE 
Milaca, MN 56353 
Phone: (320) 983-3255 

Pastor:  James Remmerswaal
Sunday Mass: 

 
St. Paul Lutheran Church
12662 Highway 23 W 
Milaca, MN 56353 
Phone: (320) 982-6703 

Pastor:  David Hahn
Sunday Worship: 

 
Trinity Lutheran Church
735 2nd Street SE 
Milaca, MN 56353 
Phone: (320) 983-6420 

Pastor:  Tim Bauer
Sunday Worship: 

Trinity Lutheran Church, Milaca Minnesota

Zion Lutheran Church
245 Central Avenue S 
Milaca, MN 56353 
Phone: (320) 983-3368 
Web:
www.zionmilaca.org

Pastor:  Stephen Blenkush
Sunday Worship: 

Zion Lutheran Church, Milaca Minnesota


Media:
Mille Lacs County Times
225 2nd Street SW 
Milaca, MN 56353 
Phone: (320) 983-6111 

Mille Lacs County Times, Milaca Minnesota


Motels:
Super 8 Motel
215 10th Avenue SE 
Milaca, MN 56353 
Phone: (320) 983-2660 

Super 8 Motel, Milaca Minnesota


Resorts:

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Campgrounds:
   


Milaca Main Street.  Courtesy City of Milaca


Businesses:

Milaca Business Directory - Click Here



Aerial Photo:  


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Topographic Map:   [click map to enlarge, zoom in or zoom out]

Topographic map of the Milaca Minnesota area
Topographic map is courtesy of the Minnesota DNR - click map to zoom or enlarge 

 


 
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