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Wheaton
Traverse County, Minnesota

ZipCodes
56296




Page Contents for Wheaton, Minnesota

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Minnesota state capital is St. Paul.
The population of Wheaton is approximately 1,750 (1999), 1424 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 827 (1990), 655 (2010).
The amount of land area in Wheaton is 4.61 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Wheaton to Washington DC is 1134 miles.
The distance to the Minnesota state capital is 174 miles. (as the crow flies)
Wheaton is positioned 45.80 degrees north of the equator and 96.49 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

in west central Minnesota about 90 miles from the Fargo-Moorhead Metropolitan area and about 180 miles from Minneapolis.
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History & History Related Items

Wheaton's "real" beginnings were once the bottom of glacial Lake Agassiz which vanished over 2000 years ago. What it left behind was many acres of rich soil which has helped to make the Wheaton area one of the best for farming in the country.
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Attractions

Traverse County Fair
9th St S
Wheaton, MN 56296
Phone: 320-563-8419

Wheaton is home of the world's largest mallard, in the Land of Ducks, and Lake Traverse, well-known for the walleye and northern pike fishing
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Wheaton City Government

City of Wheaton

City Hall
P.O. Box 868
Wheaton, MN 56296
Phone: 320-563-4110
Fax: 320-563-4823
email: bbruce@traversenet.com




COUNTY GOVERNMENT


Traverse County Recorder
702 2nd Ave N
Wheaton, MN 56296-1412
Phone: 320-563-4622

Wheaton Chamber

Wheaton Area Chamber of Commerce
Community 1st National Bank
1024 Broadway Avenue (corner of Bdwy & 11th St.)
Wheaton, MN 56296
Phone: (320) 563-8271
After Hours: (320) 563-4764

Wheaton Organizations

Wheaton Area Chamber of Commerce
Community 1st National Bank
1024 Broadway Avenue (corner of Bdwy & 11th St.)
Wheaton, MN 56296
Phone: (320) 563-8271
After Hours: (320) 563-4764

Wheaton Libraries

Wheaton Library
901 First Avenue North
Wheaton, MN 56296
Phone: (320) 563-8487
Fax: (320) 563-8815

Wheaton Schools

School Website


Pearson Elementary School (K-5)
710 4th Ave. North
Wheaton, MN 56296
Phone: 320-563-8191


Wheaton Middle/High School (6-12)
1700 3rd Ave. S.
Wheaton, MN 56296
Phone: (320) 563-8282
Fax: (320) 563-4218 Wheaton

Miscellany

The population of Wheaton was:
1970 - 2,029
1980 - 1,969
1990 - 1,615
1999 - 1,750

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