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Trail Minnesota Community Guide


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Population: 
 Trail (city) 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2000-2010 Change
Actual Percent
Population 99 97 67 62 46 -16 -25.81
Land Area (sq. mile) 1.00 0.96 0.99 0.99 0.99 0 0.00
Density (persons per sq. mile)  99.00 101.04  67.68  62.45 46.46 -15.99 -25.60
Housing Units 34 48 36 35 36 +1 +2.86
Households -- 41 32 26 26 0 0.00
Persons Per Household -- 2.37 2.09 2.38 1.77 -0.61 -25.63

Geography:

Trail is a city in Polk County, Minnesota. State Highway 92 serves as an main route in the community. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.99 square miles (2.56 km2), all of it land. The elevation is 1,211 ft (369 m) above sea level.

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Demographics:

As of the census of 2010, there were 46 people, 26 households, and 12 families residing in the city. The population density was 46.5 inhabitants per square mile (18.0/km2). There were 36 housing units at an average density of 36.4 per square mile (14.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 26 households of which 7.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 34.6% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 53.8% were non-families. 46.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.77 and the average family size was 2.42.

The median age in the city was 52.5 years. 6.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 17.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 10.9% were from 25 to 44; 50% were from 45 to 64; and 15.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 56.5% male and 43.5% female.

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History:  

TRAIL, a city in section 30 of Gully Township, was named for its location where a former trail between the Red River valley and the Red Lake Agency was crossed by the railway. The city was incorporated as a village on April 17, 1950; it had a station of the Minneapolis, St. Paul and Sault Ste. Marie Railroad (Soo Line), and the post office was established in 1910.

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General View, Trail Minnesota, 1914
General View, Trail Minnesota, 1914

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Government:
Trail City Hall
109 N Main Street
Trail, MN 56684
Phone: (218) 688-1921

Regular Business Hours:
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City Council Meetings:
2nd Monday of each month, call for time


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Title Term Ends Name and Address   Phone
Mayor 12/31/2020 Frank Buer
27107 370th Avenue SE
Trail, MN 56684
  (218) 268-5053
Clerk appointed Lori Wollman
109 N Main Street
Trail, MN 56684
Email (218) 268-4465
Treasurer appointed Kandys White
109 2nd Avenue W
Trail, MN 56684
  (218) 268-4007
Council Member 12/31/2022 Kandys White
109 2nd Avenue W
Trail, MN 56684
  (218) 268-4007
Council Member 12/31/2022 Dallas Stine
103 Stine Drive
Trail, MN 56684
  (218) 268-4284
Council Member 12/31/2020 Lois Klema
109 Elm Street
Trail, MN 56684
  (218) 268-4265
Council Member 12/31/2020 Judy Seyller
108 2nd Avenue W
Trail, MN 56684
  (218) 268-4520

Post Office A post office called Trail was in operation from 1910 until 2011. Today Trail is served by the post office in Gully Minnesota.
US Post Office
101 S Main Street
Gully, MN 56646-2000
Phone: (218) 268-4150
Toll Free:
(800) ASK-USPS

Regular Business Hours:
Week Days        9:00 am - 1:00 pm 
Saturday           9:30 am - 11:00 am

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US Post Office, Gully Minnesota

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Utilities:
Utility Type Utility Name Utility Phone
Electricity Otter Tail Power Company (800) 257-4044
Natural Gas n/a n/a
Wastewater n/a n/a
Water n/a n/a
Telephone Garden Valley Telephone Company (218) 687-5251
Cable TV n/a n/a

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Minnesota State Highway Map of the Trail Minnesota area
Minnesota State Highway Map of the Trail Minnesota area


Events:
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Attractions:
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Recreation:
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Health Care:
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Schools:
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Churches:
Mount Olive Lutheran Church
Trail, MN 56684
Phone: n/a
Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Trail Minnesota
Nazareth Lutheran Church
14509 380th Avenue SE
Trail, MN 56684
Phone: (218) 268-4476
 
Sand Valley Lutheran Church
PO Box 27
Trail, MN 56684
Phone: (218) 268-4136
Sand Valley Lutheran Church, Trail Minnesota

Media:
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Motels:
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Resorts:
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Campgrounds:
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Businesses:
Carlson Flying Service
26701 380th Avenue SE
Trail, MN 56684
Phone: (218) 268-4277
 
E & L of Trail Inc
27129 310th Avenue SE
Trail, MN 56684
Phone: (218) 796-5478
 
Hanco Farms Inc
34078 290th Street SE
Trail, MN 56684
Phone: (218) 268-4425
 
Julie's Hair Care
39837 270th Street SE
Trail, MN 56684
Phone: (218) 268-4125
 
Kingtown Farmers Mutual Insurance Company
30763 277th Street SE
Trail, MN 56684
Phone: (218) 563-4155
 
Mount Olive Lutheran Church
Trail, MN 56684
Phone: n/a
Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Trail Minnesota
Nazareth Lutheran Church
14509 380th Avenue SE
Trail, MN 56684
Phone: (218) 268-4476
 
Northern Sand & Gravel Co
Highway 92 W
Trail, MN 56684
Phone: (218) 268-4112
 
Peatlands Reds Inc
17017 390th Avenue SE
Trail, MN 56684
Phone: (218) 268-4034
 
Sand Valley Lutheran Church
PO Box 27
Trail, MN 56684
Phone: (218) 268-4136
Sand Valley Lutheran Church, Trail Minnesota
Strata Concrete
26371 360th Avenue SE
Trail, MN 56684
Phone: (218) 268-4112
 
Tasa Farm LLC
36560 140th Street SE
Trail, MN 56684
Phone: (218) 796-5889
 
Trail's End Bar
108 N Main Street
Trail, MN 56684
Phone: (218) 268-4481
Trail's End Bar, Trail Minnesota
US Post Office
109 N Main Street
Trail, MN 56684
Phone: (218) 268-4114
US Post Office, Trail Minnesota


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