About Lake City

Learn more about the town on Minnesota's South Shore.

Together we can make Lake City an even better place to live, work, learn, and play. We are dedicated to promoting, supporting and enhancing business prosperity, civic vitality and quality of life.

Visit Lake City

Lake City, on the banks of Lake Pepin and the Mississippi River, is located on Hwy. 61, also known as the Great River Road, just 68 miles southeast of Minneapolis/St. Paul and 34 miles east of Rochester, MN.

Our central location means you spend less time on the road and more time biking, hiking, boating, golfing, snowmobiling, browsing our quaint shops and enjoying our restaurants. We welcome thousands each year to Water Ski Days, Tour de Pepin, and Fall Fest events. Lake City has something to delight every visitor all year long.

Nestled between the magnificent bluffs and the expansive shore of the Mississippi River’s Lake Pepin, Lake City attracts newcomers for its exceptional quality of life, varied recreational activities, astounding natural beauty, healthcare facilities, quality schools, varied industries including manufacturing, retail, and agricultural, and proximity to Rochester and the Twin Cities.

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Lake City, on the banks of Lake Pepin and the Mississippi River, is located on Hwy. 61, also known as the Great River Road, just 68 miles southeast of Minneapolis/St. Paul and 34 miles east of Rochester, MN.

Visit Lake City LOGO

Discover all this city along Lake Pepin has to offer. Where to dine, where to shop, where to stay and what to do! Tourism is a huge part of our success with so much to do in every season. The beauty of this area is a huge draw.

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Supporting economic vitality in our community by working with our business community, local government and citizens groups to create a great place for residents, employees and visitors.

CityofLakeCity

The official site for official Lake City business and government. Boards, commissions, city council, administration, public works, utilities, city planning and more. All the little details you are in search of.

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Community Guide

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