Cities of Minnesota

Minnesota cities are wonderful places to live, to work, and to play. In this area of our website, the League highlights information and news about cities.

City Directory
We've got contact information for all the cities of Minnesota right here in an
easy-to-use, searchable database.

City News
Visit our City News web page for briefs about awards, recognition, projects, celebrations, staff changes, deaths, and other news from and about Minnesota cities. For city-related articles from newspapers around the state, sign up for the LMC City News Roundup email.

Overview of Minnesota city government
What exactly is a city? Are there different classes or types of cities? What's the difference between a city and a town?

City Changes
Over time, cities and townships have merged, consolidated, or split into separate entities. New cities have formed when residents chose to incorporate. Cities have also changed their names.