Detroit Lakes, Minnesota

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Detroit Lakes, Minnesota
City
Downtown Detroit Lakes on Washington Avenue
Location in Minnesota
Coordinates: 46°48′48″N 95°50′41″W / 46.81333°N 95.84472°W / 46.81333; -95.84472Coordinates: 46°48′48″N 95°50′41″W / 46.81333°N 95.84472°W / 46.81333; -95.84472
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Becker
Government
 • Mayor Matt Brenk
Area
 • Total 15.20 sq mi (39.37 km2)
 • Land 10.22 sq mi (26.47 km2)
 • Water 4.98 sq mi (12.90 km2)
Elevation 1,368 ft (417 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 8,569
 • Estimate (2012[1]) 8,812
 • Density 838.5/sq mi (323.7/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 56501, 56502
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-15832[2]
GNIS feature ID 0642777[3]

Detroit Lakes it is a city and the county seat of Becker County, Minnesota, USA. The city's economy is based on tourism and agriculture. It attracts tourists in both summer and winter.

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