The 10 Smallest Towns in the Land of 10,000 Lakes
Minnesota may be the Land of 10,000 Lakes, but we've also got our share of small towns -- around 800 if you're counting. From the Dakotas to Wisconsin, and from Canada to Iowa; here are the ten smallest incorporated towns in Minnesota we could find.
#10 - Warba, Minnesota (Population 181)
Warba, Minnesota is located in Itasca County, about 15 miles southeast of Grand Rapids. Warba boasts a post office, a store, and great hunting & fishing.
#9 - McGrath, Minnesota (Population 78)
The town of McGrath is located in Aitkin County, about 30 miles north of Mora.
#8 - Vining, Minnesota (Population 75)
Vining sits on Highway 210 in Otter Tail County, about 30 miles east of Fergus Falls. If you've ever been there you probably remember all the sculptures.
#7 - Gully, Minnesota (Population 66)
Ever been to Gully? Me neither. It's located in Polk County between Bemidji and Thief River Falls, near the Hangaard State Wildlife Management Area.
#6 - Whalan, Minnesota (Population 62)
Whalan sits on the Root River in Fillmore County in southern Minnesota, about 35 miles southeast of Rochester.
#5 - Hazel Run, Minnesota (Population 61)
Hazel Run is situated in Yellow Medicine County in western Minnesota about 10 miles south of Montevideo.
#4 - Doveray, Minnesota (Population 56)
Dovray is located in Murray County in southwestern Minnesota, about 40 miles south of Marshall.
#3 - Louisburg, Minnesota (Population 46)
Louisburg is in in Lac qui Parle County in western Minnesota, about 15 miles southeast of Ortonville. Don't blink if you're rolling through on County Road 59.
#2 - Johnson, Minnesota (Population 28)
Johnson, Minnesota is in Big Stone County in far western Minnesota, about 20 miles west of Morrison Highway 28.
#1 - Funkley, Minnesota (Population 5)
Taking the title of 'Smallest City in Minnesota' is Funkley. Located in Beltrami County, about 30 miles northwest of Bemidj, Funkley has a bar, but that's about it.
Cut us some slack if you think we missed a town our two, our research department is severely underfunded. 😄
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