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The population of Pierz is approximately 1,277 (2000), 1393 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 420 (1990), 585 (2010).

The amount of land area in Pierz is 2.703 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Pierz to Washington DC is 1026 miles. The distance to the Minnesota state capital is 82 miles. (as the crow flies)
Pierz is positioned 45.97 degrees north of the equator and 94.10 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Pierz location: on highway 25 in central Minnesota between St. Cloud and Brainerd. Nearby communities include: Genola, Buckman, Harding and Lastrup.

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Pierz history:

Pierz was named for Father Francis Xavier Pierz. Father Pierz was a Slovenian born Indian priest who came to the area in the mid-1800's to found schools and Catholic Churches in the central Minnesota area. Pierz was first a farming community when it was founded in 1865. The Herman Billig family was first to arrive. The Town was officially on 9 March 1869. It was incorporated on 12 January 1892, but with the name of Rich Prairie. On 15 August 1894, the people voted to change the name of the town to Pierz, for Father Pierz.
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The Pierz Municipal Golf Course was build by the WPA during the depression to help people have jobs. The Municipal Campgrounds are next to the Golf Course.
PO Box 521
Pierz MN 56364
Golf Course phone: 320-468-2662

Find out more about Pierz at this informative website.

Held the last Sunday in August each year.

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