Communities - Big Lake

City of Big Lake

City Administrator
160 Lake Street North
Big Lake, MN 55309
Fax: 763-263-0133
City of Big Lake website

City Population: 10,060 (2010 estimate)
Population Growth Rate: +66% from 2000-2010

School District: 727
Number of Schools: 4
Number of Students: 3,400

Major Transportation Routes: US Hwy 10 and MN Hwy 25.

Top Employers:
Remmele Engineering Plant 40, Remmele Engineering Plant 30, Windstream Communications,  Cargill Kitchen Solutions, Paragon Store Fixtures, Big Lake School District, Gentra Systems Inc

Chamber of Commerce: 763-263-7800

City Services:
Big Lake City Hall 763-263-2107
Big Lake Maintenance Department 763-263-2268
Big Lake Chamber of Commerce 763-263-7800

The City of Big Lake's Area School District 727 is comprised of four schools. Approximately 3, 400 students are enrolled in the district. Call 763-262-2537 for more information, or visit the website at

Six places of worship within Big Lake serve a variety of denominations.

Medical Services:
A variety of chiropractic, dental clinics and senior care facilities are located in the immediate area.

Monticello-Big Lake Community Hospital in Monticello 763-295-2945

Mail Services:
First Class Post Office and Express Service available.

Financial Institutions:
Riverwood Bank 763-262-2265
Klein Bank 763-427-4350

West Sherburne Tribune (weekly)
Minneapolis Star Tribune (daily)
St. Paul Pioneer Press (daily)

Telecommunications: (Telephone, Cable, Internet)
Charter Communications 800-581-0081
Hughes Net
Sherburne County Rural Tel Co. 763-262-4100
Windstream Communications 763-263-3022

Connexus Energy 800-642-1672
Xcel Energy 800-895-4999

Natural Gas:
CenterPoint Energy  800-245-2377

Refuse and Recycling:
Ace Solid Waste, Inc. 763-427-3110
Allied Waste 800-437-1835
Birchem Sanitation 763-441-3572
Randy's Environmental Services 763-479-3335
Veolia Environmental Services 888-251-8919
Waste Management 320-253-6491

Economic Development Contact:

Sherburne County Govt Center
ATTN: Dan Weber
           Assistant County Admin
13880 Business Center Dr NW
Suite 100
Elk River, MN 55330-4668

Office Location & Hours

Phone: 763-765-3007
Fax: 763-765-3002
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