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Nielsville Minnesota Community Guide


Location:


Population: 
 Nielsville (city) 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2000-2010 Change
Actual Percent
Population 156 145 100 91 90 -1 -1.10
Land Area (sq. mile) 0.30 0.41 0.28 0.28 0.36 +0.08 +28.57
Density (persons per sq. mile) 520.00 353.66 357.14 329.92 250.00 -79.92 -24.22
Housing Units 68 69 66 50 56 +6 +12.00
Households -- 60 49 40 42 +2 +5.00
Persons Per Household -- 2.42 2.04 2.28 2.14 -0.14 -6.14

Geography:

Nielsville is a city in Polk County, Minnesota. US Highway 75 serves as the main route in the community. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.36 square miles (0.93 km2), all of it land. The elevation is 866 ft (264 m) above sea level.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Demographics:

As of the census of 2010, there were 90 people, 42 households, and 19 families residing in the city. The population density was 250.0 inhabitants per square mile (96.5/km2). There were 56 housing units at an average density of 155.6 per square mile (60.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 93.3% White, 5.6% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 23.3% of the population.

There were 42 households of which 23.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 35.7% were married couples living together, 4.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 54.8% were non-families. 52.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.14 and the average family size was 3.32.

The median age in the city was 46 years. 23.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 12.2% were from 25 to 44; 43.4% were from 45 to 64; and 12.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.7% male and 53.3% female.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.



History:  

NIELSVILLE, a city in sections 19, 20, 29, and 30 of Hubbard, incorporated as a village on May 7, 1920, was named for Nels C. Paulsrud, who first settled in the area in 1872 about one and a half miles northwest of the present site. Paulsrud came from Norway in 1869, his name originally being Nils Olson; he provided mail service at his home, which was called Old Nielsville after the post office of Nielsville began at the present location in 1883. The village had a station of the Great Northern Railway.

Courtesy Minnesota Historical Society


Birds eye view of Nielsville, Minnesota, 1910
Birds eye view of Nielsville, Minnesota, 1910
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Government:
Nielsville City Hall
201 US Highway 75 N 
PO Box 5
Nielsville, MN 56568
Phone: (218) 946-2881
Fax: (218) 946-3205

Regular Business Hours:
unknown

City Council Meetings:
1st Monday of each month
7:00 pm April - October
6:00 pm November - March


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Title Term Ends Name and Address   Phone
Mayor 12/31/2020 David Vraa
101 1st Street W - PO Box 5
Nielsville, MN 56568
  (218) 946-2255
(701) 430-1804
Clerk/Treasurer appointed Stephanie Abentroth
PO Box 5
Nielsville, MN 56568
Email (218) 946-2881
(701) 430-1565
Council Member 12/31/2022 Tom Schreiner
210 W 2nd Street
Nielsville, MN 56568
  (218) 946-3215
Council Member 12/31/2022 Donald Blasey
213 US Highway 75 N
Nielsville, MN 56568
  (218) 946-3355
Council Member 12/31/2020 Chuck Millard
304 Hubbard Avenue N
Nielsville, MN 56568
  (218) 946-2625
Council Member 12/31/2020 William Nelson
206 2nd Street W
Nielsville, MN 56568
  (218) 946-3205

Post Office:
US Post Office
206 N Spokely Avenue
Nielsville, MN 56568
-9998
Phone: (218) 946-3871
Toll Free:
(800) ASK-USPS

Regular Business Hours:
Week Days        12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday           12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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US Post Office, Nielsville Minnesota

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Utilities:
Utility Type Utility Name Utility Phone
Electricity City of Nielsville (218) 946-2881
Natural Gas n/a n/a
Wastewater City of Nielsville (218) 946-2881
Water City of Nielsville (218) 946-2881
Telephone Halstad Telephone Company (218) 456-2125
Cable TV n/a n/a

Major Employers:
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Minnesota State Highway Map of the Nielsville Minnesota area
Minnesota State Highway Map of the Nielsville Minnesota area


Events:
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Attractions:
Historic King of Trails
Scenic Byway

The "Historic King of Trails", US Highway 75, begins in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada and passes through Clay County as it makes its way through Minnesota and five additional states, ending at the Gulf of Mexico in Galveston, Texas. Map of Clay County with Highway 75 identified

The "King of Trails" (KT) was designated by the State of Minnesota as "The Historic King of Trails" in 2001. Learn more about the history of the KT, view maps, and check out events, including the Highway 75 Marketplace by visiting the "Historic King of Trails" web site.

Historic King of Trails Scenic Byway

Recreation:
none


Lakes:
Lake Name Size
(acres)
Lake info Lake Map Rec Map Topo Map

none


Health Care:
none

Schools:
none - Neilsville is part of Climax Independent School District #592; both elementary and high school students are bussed in to Climax. The now-closed Neilsville Consolidated School still stands and appears vacant.

Old Nielsville School, now closed, Nielsville Minnesota, 2008
Old Nielsville School, now closed, Nielsville Minnesota, 2008
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Churches:
Living Water Fellowship
217 US Highway 75 N 
Nielsville, MN 56568
Phone: (218) 946-2675 
Living Water Fellowship, Nielsville Minnesota
St. Petri Lutheran Church
105 US Highway 75 S 
Nielsville, MN 56568
Phone: (218) 946-2525 
St. Petri Lutheran Church, Nielsville Minnesota

Media:
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Motels:
none
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Resorts:
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Campgrounds:
none

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Businesses:
American Crystal Sugar Co 
Nielsville, MN 56568
Phone: (218) 946-2215
 
Brekke Brothers Shop
36477 Main Street
Nielsville, MN 56568
Phone: (218) 946-2875
 
Diversified Bean Company
41744 US Highway 75 SW 
Nielsville, MN 56568
Phone: (218) 946-2575
 
Fabian's Bar & Cafe
309 E 3rd Street
Nielsville, MN 56568
Phone: (218) 946-2125
Fabian's Bar & Cafe, Nielsville Minnesota
Living Water Fellowship
217 US Highway 75 N 
Nielsville, MN 56568
Phone: (218) 946-2675 
Living Water Fellowship, Nielsville Minnesota
Nielsville City Hall
201 US Highway 75 N 
Nielsville, MN 56568
Phone: (218) 946-3205
 
Nielsville Fire Department
201 Highway 75 N
Nielsville, MN 56568
Phone: (218) 946-2345
Nielsville Fire Department, Nielsville Minnesota
O Zone
303 E 3rd Street
Nielsville, MN 56568
Phone: (218) 946-2135
The O Zone, Nielsville Minnesota
Spokely Farms
PO Box 73 
Nielsville, MN 56568
Phone: (218) 857-3349 
 
Spokely Potato House
307 N Spokely Avenue
Nielsville, MN 56568
Phone: (218) 946-2825 
 
St. Petri Lutheran Church
105 US Highway 75 S 
Nielsville, MN 56568
Phone: (218) 946-2525 
St. Petri Lutheran Church, Nielsville Minnesota
US Post Office
206 N Spokely Avenue
Nielsville, MN 56568
Phone: (218) 946-3871
Web: www.usps.com
US Post Office, Nielsville Minnesota


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