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Victoria Minnesota Community Guide


Location:
Welcome to Victoria Minnesota sign Location of Victoria, Minnesota

Population: 
 Victoria (city) 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2000-2010 Change
Actual Percent
Population 850 1,425 2,354 4,025 7,345 +3,320 +82.48
Land Area (sq. mile) -- 6.07 7.00 6.99 8.01 +1.02 +14.59
Density (persons per sq. mile) -- 234.8 336.3 575.4 917.0 +341.6 +59.37
Housing Units 229 441 799 1,410 2,545 +1,135 +80.50
Households -- 427 756 1,367 2,435 +1,068 +78.13
Persons Per Household -- 3.24 2.97 2.90 2.99 +0.09 +3.10

Geography:

Victoria is a city in Carver County, Minnesota. State Highways 5 and 7 are two of the main routes. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.79 square miles (25.36 km2), of which, 8.01 square miles (20.75 km2) is land and 1.78 square miles (4.61 km2) is water.

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Demographics:

As of the census of 2010, there were 7,345 people, 2,435 households, and 2,055 families living in the city. The population density was 917.0 inhabitants per square mile (354.1/km2). There were 2,545 housing units at an average density of 317.7 per square mile (122.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.6% White, 0.5% African American, 0.1% Native American, 2.0% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.0% of the population.

There were 2,435 households of which 49.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.7% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 15.6% were non-families. 12.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.99 and the average family size was 3.27.

The median age in the city was 38.9 years. 32.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.5% were from 25 to 44; 28.6% were from 45 to 64; and 8.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.7% male and 50.3% female.

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History:  

VICTORIA, a city in Chanhassen and Laketown Townships, was named in honor of the queen of England. It began as a station of the Minneapolis and St. Louis Railroad in Laketown Township, section 13, was incorporated as a village on December 30, 1915, and separated from the township on March 28, 1916. Its post office in section 15 of Laketown Township was called Laketown, 1860-83, at which time the name was changed to the present.

Courtesy Minnesota Historical Society


Government:
Victoria City Hall
1670 Stieger Lake Lane
PO Box 36
Victoria, MN 55386
Phone: (952) 443-4210
Fax: (952) 443-2110

Regular Business Hours:
Monday - Friday  8:00 am - 4:30 pm

City Council Meetings:
2nd and 4th Monday of each month at 6:30 pm

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City Hall, Victoria Minnesota
Title Term Ends Name and Address   Phone
Mayor 12/31/2020 Tom Funk
7985 Acorn Circle
Victoria, MN 55386
Email (952) 334-2820
City Administrator appointed

Dana Hardie
1670 Stieger Lake Lane
Victoria, MN 55386

Email (952) 443-4211
Council Member 12/31/2022 Judy Black
1938 Woodstone Drive
Victoria, MN 55386
Email (952) 412-0260
Council Member 12/31/2022 Deb McMillan
8140 Hawthorne Place
Victoria, MN 55386
Email (952) 412-7035
Council Member 12/31/2020 Tom Vogt
8973 Deer Run Drive
Victoria, MN 55386
Email (952) 443-4736
Council Member 12/31/2020 Tom Gregory
1885 Steiger Lake Lane
Victoria, MN 55386
Email (612) 418-9954

Post Office:
US Post Office
7972 Victoria Drive
Victoria, MN
55386-7728
Phone:
(952) 443-2662
Toll Free:
(800) ASK-USPS

Regular Business Hours:
Week Days       8:45 am - 1:00 pm
                        2:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Saturday           8:30 am - 10:00 am

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Utilities:
Utility Type Utility Name Utility Phone
Electricity Minnesota Valley Electric Coop (800) 282-6832
Electricity Xcel Energy   (800) 642-6066
Natural Gas Centerpoint Energy (800) 269-1114
Wastewater Victoria Municipal (952) 443-2363
Water Victoria Municipal (952) 443-2363
Telephone CenturyLink Communications (800) 603-6000
Cable TV Mediacom (800) 332-0245

Major Employers:
Employer Products/Services Employees
not available


News:
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Weather:
VICTORIA WEATHER

Map:


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Minnesota State Highway Map of the Victoria Minnesota area
Minnesota State Highway Map of the Victoria Minnesota area


Events:
none


Attractions:
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
3675 Arboretum Drive
Chaska MN 55318
Phone: (612) 624-2200

Founded in 1958, we are a member-driven non-profit with more than 1,200 acres of professionally-maintained gardens, rare plant collections and accessible trails. As a part of the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS) at the University of Minnesota, the Arboretum is engaged in cold-hardy plant research and has developed 27 commercial apples, including Honeycrisp, Harrelson and First Kiss. In 2019, USA Today readers named the Arboretum the best botanical garden in North America.   

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Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Chaska Minnesota

Recreation:
Carver Park Reserve
7400 Grimm Road
Victoria, MN 55386
Phone: (763) 694-7650

Situated on the western edge of the Twin Cities, Carver Park Reserve is home to Lowry Nature Center, Grimm Farm Historic Site and King Waterbird Sanctuary. Here, you may spot trumpeter swans, osprey, mink, white-tailed deer, barred owls and a variety of waterfowl and songbirds. Explore year-round activities that take advantage of winding trails, rolling wooded terrain and interconnected lakes and marshes.

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Carver Park Reserve, Victoria Minnesota
Lake Minnetonka Regional Trail

The Lake Minnetonka LRT Regional Trail stretches over 15 miles between Hopkins and Carver Park Reserve, offering scenic views of Lake Minnetonka along the way. This aggregate trail passes through the communities of Minnetonka, Deephaven, Greenwood, Excelsior, Shorewood, and Victoria. For more ambitious trail users, pack a tent and enjoy an evening under the stars while camping at Carver Park Reserve. No car required!

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Lake Minnetonka Regional Trail
Victoria Recreation Center
8475 Kochia Lane
Victoria, MN 55386
Phone: (952) 443-4255

Discover the Victoria Recreation Center, a place for family fun and fitness that fits your life. The Victoria Recreation Center amenities include: Fitness center Gymnasium with two full courts Meeting/rental Rooms Ice rink Locker rooms & showers Walking/running track Free wi-fi

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Victoria Recreation Center


Lakes:
Lake Name Size
(acres)
Lake info Lake Map Rec Map Topo Map
Auburn 291  
Bavaria 166  
Carl Krey 41    
Church 16  
Kelser's Pond 20    
Piersons 267  
Schutz 106  
Steiger 166  
Stone 100  
Tamarack 28  
Virginia 105  
Wassermann 170  
Zumbra-Sunny 271  

Health Care:
none - see Waconia or Chanhassen

Schools:
Eastern Carver County Schools
Independent School District #112

11 Peavey Road
Chaska, MN 55318
Phone: (952) 556-6100
Fax: (952) 556-6109

Grades:  PK-12
Students:  9,800


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Eastern Carver County Schools
Chanhassen High School
2200 Lyman Boulevard
Chanhassen, MN 55317
Phone: (952) 556-3500
Fax: (952) 556-3509

Grades:  9-12
Students:   1,600

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Chanhassen High School, Chanhassen Minnesota
Chaska High School
545 Pioneer Trail
Chaska, MN 55318
Phone: (952) 556-7100

Grades:  9-12
Students:  1,500

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Chaska High School, Chaska Minnesota
Chaska Middle School East
1600 Park Ridge Drive
Chaska, MN  55318
Phone: (952) 556-7600

Grades:  6-8
Students:   600

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Chaska Middle School East, Chaska Minnesota
Victoria Elementary School
9300 Red Fox Drive
Victoria, MN  55386
Phone: (952) 556-3000

Grades:   PK-5
Students:  650

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Victoria Elementary School, Victoria Minnesota

Churches:
Lake Auburn Church
7460 Victoria Drive
Victoria, MN 55386
Phone: (952) 443-2051

Pastor:  Reverend Brian R. Dixon
Sunday Service:  10:00 am


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Lake Auburn Church, Victoria Minnesota
Mount Olivet Church
7150 Rolling Acres Road
Victoria, MN 55386
Phone: (952) 767-1500

Pastor:  David Lose
Sunday Service:  9:00 am, 10:00 am, 11:00 am


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Mount Olivet Church, Victoria Minnesota
St. Victoria Catholic Church
8228 Victoria Drive
Victoria, MN 55386
Phone: (952) 443-2661

Pastor:  Fr. Bob White
Sunday Service:  not available


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St. Victoria Catholic Church, Victoria Minnesota
Waterbrooke Christian Church
8725 Church Lake Boulevard
Victoria, MN 55386
Phone: (952) 443-0062

Pastor:  Kevin Dibbley
Sunday Service:  9:00 am, 11:00 am


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Waterbrooke Christian Church, Victoria Minnesota

Media:
none

Motels:
none - see Waconia or Chanhassen
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Resorts:
none

Campgrounds:
none


Businesses:

 
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