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Wolverton Minnesota Community Guide


Location:
Wolverton Minnesota

Location of Wolverton Minnesota


Population: 
 Wolverton (city) 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2000-2010 Change
Actual Percent
Population 171 177 158 122 142 +20 +16.39
Land Area (sq. mile) 0.00 0.24 0.22 0.28 0.28 0 0.00
Housing Units 74 88 72 73 67 -6 -8.22
Households -- 74 61 55 58 +3 +5.45
Persons Per Household -- 2.39 2.59 2.22 2.45 +0.23 +10.36

Geography:

Wolverton is a city in Wilkin County, Minnesota. US Highway 75 and County Road 30 are major routes in the community. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.28 square miles (0.73 km2), all of it land. The elevation is 932 feet (284 m).

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Demographics:

As of the census of 2010, there were 142 people, 58 households, and 39 families residing in the city. The population density was 507.1 inhabitants per square mile (195.8/km2). There were 67 housing units at an average density of 239.3 per square mile (92.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.8% White and 4.2% from two or more races.

There were 58 households of which 27.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.3% were married couples living together, 3.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.8% were non-families. 31.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 12% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 3.05.

The median age in the city was 34 years. 28.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 30.9% were from 25 to 44; 21.7% were from 45 to 64; and 14.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.1% male and 47.9% female.

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History:  

The city of Wolverton was incorporated as a village on April 24, 1913, and separated from the township on March 10, 1936; the townsite in section 28 was platted in 1884. Its post office (1878-81) began at the trading post called Miller's Station operated by Louis M. Miller in his home; it was then changed to Miller in 1881 and to Jacksville, 1881-86; in 1887 the name was changed to the present; it had a station of the Great Northern Railway.

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Main Street, Wolverton Minnesota, 1920's
Main Street, Wolverton Minnesota, 1920s

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Government:
Wolverton City Hall
301 Highway 75
PO Box 7
Wolverton, MN 56594
Phone: (218) 995-2526
Fax: (218) 995-2524

Regular Business Hours:
vary, call for hours

City Council Meetings:
2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:15 pm


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City Hall, Wolverton Minnesota
City Term Ends Name and Address   Phone
Mayor 12/31/2022 Nancy Olthoff
209 2nd Street
Wolverton, MN 56594
   (701) 361-2253
Clerk/Treasurer appointed Jesse Kappes
301 Highway 75 - PO Box 7
Wolverton, MN 56594
Email  (218) 995-2526
Council Member 12/31/2022 Chad W. Erickson
115 1st Street
Wolverton, MN 56594
   (218) 995-2456
Council Member 12/31/2022 Geoffrey Zibell
105 Lind Avenue
Wolverton, MN 56594
Email  (701) 200-5506
Council Member 12/31/2024 Lisa Pool
121 1st Street - PO Box 55
Wolverton, MN 56594
   (701) 893-5659
Council Member 12/31/2024 Luke Kratzer
PO Box 97
Wolverton, MN 56594
  (218) 995-2220
State      
MN House - District 12A 12/31/2022  Jeff Backer (R)
369 State Office Building 
St. Paul, MN 55155  
Web
Email
(651) 296-4929
(701) 361-1909
MN Senate - District 12 12/31/2024  Torrey Westrom (R)
Minnesota Senate Bldg. Rm 3201
St. Paul, MN 55155
Web
Email
(651) 296-0556
(218) 685-6299
MN Governor  12/31/2022  Governor Tim Walz
75 Rev Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
St. Paul, MN 55155  
Web
Email
(651) 201-3400
(800) 657-3717
Federal      
US House - District 7 12/31/2022  Michelle Fischbach (R)
1237 Longworth HOB  Washington, DC 20515
Web
Email
(202) 225-2165
(218) 422-2090
US Senate 12/31/2022   Amy Klobuchar (DFL)
425 Dirksen Senate Building
Washington, DC 20510  
Web
Email
(202) 224-3244
US Senate 12/31/2022   Tina Smith (DFL)  
720 Hart Senate Office Bldg.
 Washington, DC 20510
Web
Email
(202) 224-5641  
US President  12/31/2024  Joe Biden (D)
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20500
Web
not available 

Post Office:
US Post Office
333 S Highway 75
Wolverton, MN 56594
Phone: (218) 995-2062

Regular Business Hours:
Week Days       9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday          8:30 am - 9:30 am

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Post Office, Wolverton Minnesota

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Utilities:
Utility Type Utility Name Utility Phone
Electricity Xcel Energy (612) 330-5500
Natural Gas n/a --
Wastewater City of Wolverton (218) 995-2526
Water City of Wolverton (218) 995-2526
Telephone Polar Communications (701) 284-7221
Cable TV Polar Communications (701) 284-7221

Major Employers:
Employer Products/Services Employees

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News:
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Weather:

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Minnesota State Highway Map of the Wolverton Minnesota area
Minnesota State Highway Map of the Wolverton Minnesota area


Events:

none


Attractions:

none


Recreation:

Wolverton Park
Wolverton, MN 56594

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Wolverton Park, Wolverton Minnesota

Lakes:
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none in the immediate area

Health Care:

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Schools:                 Wolverton is served by Breckenridge Public Schools
Breckenridge Public Schools
Independent School District #846

810 Beede Avenue
Breckenridge MN 56520
Phone: (218) 643-6822
Fax: (218) 641-4035

Grades:  PK-12
Students:  761

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Breckenridge Independent School District, Breckenridge Minnesota
Breckenridge Senior High School
710 13th Street N
Breckenridge, MN 56520
Phone: (218) 643-2694
Fax: (218) 643-5229

Grades:  7-12
Students:  300

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Breckenridge Senior High School, Breckenridge Minnesota
Breckenridge Elementary & Middle School
810 Beede Avenue
Breckenridge, MN 56520
Phone: (218) 643-6681
Fax: (218) 643-5021

Grades:  K-6
Students:  461

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Breckenridge Elementary & Middle School, Breckenridge Minnesota

Churches:
Faith Lutheran Church - ELCA
302 1st Street
PO Box 175
Wolverton, MN 56594
Phone: (218) 995-2556

Pastor:  Devyln Brooks
Sunday Service:  not available


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Faith Lutheran Church, Wolverton Minnesota

Media:

see also Breckenridge and Fargo/Moorhead media

KQWB-FM Transmitter Site
1580 170th Avenue
Wolverton, MN 56594
Phone: (218) 995-2667

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Motels:

none

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Resorts:

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Campgrounds:

Wolverton Park
Wolverton, MN 56594

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Businesses:
C-W Valley Co-Op
402 Main Street
Wolverton, MN 56594
Phone: (218) 995-2565

C-W Valley Co-op is a locally owned cooperative formed by the merger of Comstock Farmers Elevator and Wolverton Farmers Elevator in August of 1999. We are a full service cooperative that includes grain, fertilizer, fuel, chemical, seed, and agronomy services. Grain facilities located in Comstock and Wolverton have a combined storage capability of 2.4 million bushels. Fertilizer plants are located in Wolverton, we offer blending, delivery, and custom application of dry fertilizer. Chemical is managed out of the new Comstock plant and we offer agronomy services and custom application. Our bulk fuel plant is located near Comstock and we have cardtrol retail pumps located at Comstock and Wolverton.

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C-W Valley Co-Op, Wolverton Minnesota
KQWB-FM Transmitter Site
1580 170th Avenue
Wolverton, MN 56594
Phone: (218) 995-2667

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KQWB-FM Q105.1 Rocks
Minn-Dak Farmers Co-op
1760 110th Street
Wolverton, MN 56594
Phone: (218) 995-2377

Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative (MDFC) is located in Wahpeton, a city in the southeast corner of North Dakota, in the heart of the Red River Valley. MDFC has a 1200 acre footprint in Richland County, North Dakota. The Cooperative is owned by approximately 500 sugarbeet Shareholders/Growers who collectively grow 115,000 acres of sugarbeets and is part of the domestic sweetener industry. MDFC employs about 390 year-round, 56 seasonal and 320 harvest employees MDFC Shareholders produce sugarbeets for processing at the Cooperative’s plant in Wahpeton.

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Minn-Dak Farmers Co-op
Nelson Organ
201 2nd Street
Wolverton, MN 56594
Phone: (218) 995-2829

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Northern Plains Contracting
329 US Highway 75
PO Box 10
Wolverton, MN 56594
Phone: (218) 995-2012

Northern Plains Contracting provides professional construction services for today’s water infrastructure and commercial needs. Over the years we've gained the reputation as an expert constructor with the successful completion of public and private projects within North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota. 

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Northern Plains Contracting
Turner Sand & Gravel Inc
1552 170th Avenue
Wolverton, MN 56594
Phone: (218) 995-2653

Turner Sand & Gravel Inc of Wolverton, MN offers all types of sand and gravel. Serving Moorhead and surrounding areas, we have various pit locations for your convenience. Our expert team guarantees prompt and reliable sand and gravel services.

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US Post Office
333 S Highway 75
Wolverton, MN 56594
Phone: (218) 995-2062

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US Post Office, Wolverton Minnesota
Wilkin County Highway Garage
5 Schley Avenue
Wolverton, MN 56594
Phone: (218) 995-2166

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Wolverton City Hall
301 Highway 75
PO Box 7
Wolverton, MN 56594
Phone: (218) 995-2526
Fax: (218) 995-2524

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Wolverton City Hall
Wolverton Electric LLC
1345 140th Avenue
Wolverton, MN 56594
Phone: (218) 995-2424

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Topographic map of the Wolverton Minnesota area
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