Detroit Lakes, Minnesota

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Detroit Lakes, Minnesota
Downtown Detroit Lakes along Washington Avenue
Downtown Detroit Lakes along Washington Avenue
Nickname(s): 
"DL"
Location of Detroit Lakes within Becker County in the state of Minnesota
Location of Detroit Lakes
within Becker County
in the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 46°48′48″N 95°50′41″W / 46.81333°N 95.84472°W / 46.81333; -95.84472
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyBecker
Government
 • MayorMatt Brenk
Area
 • Total15.20 sq mi (39.37 km2)
 • Land10.22 sq mi (26.47 km2)
 • Water4.98 sq mi (12.90 km2)
Elevation
1,368 ft (417 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total8,569
 • Estimate 
(2016)
9,165
 • Density560/sq mi (220/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
56501, 56502
Area code(s)218
FIPS code27-15832
GNIS feature ID0642777[1]
Websitewww.ci.detroit-lakes.mn.us, www.detroitlakes.com

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

Sources[change | change source]

  1. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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