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Choosing to live in Clearwater, Minnesota provides residents with access to great city amenities - most notably the area’s park system and close proximity to St. Cloud.

Median Home Price: $154,100.00

Clearwater

Recreation

Clearwater is home to 5 community parks – including Sportsman’s Park, Spring Street Park, Eldorado Park, Riverside Park, and Lions/Lioness Park. Amenities at the parks include facilities for disc golf, baseball, basketball, horseshoe, and more. Meanwhile, the River Country Bike Trail connects 3 of the aforementioned recreational areas.

Shopping

The city itself includes a number of stores – including a thrift shop, drugstore, hardware store, grocery, and hardware store. For more shopping options, you can travel about 13 miles northwest from Clearwater and into St. Cloud.

Dining

Popular eating spots with top ratings on Yelp include Nelson Bros Restaurant & Bakery, The Kettle (traditional American), D&L Taco Gringo, and the Brick Yard Bar & Grill.

Green/Environmental

The City of Clearwater website provides recycling services, including preparation tips and pick up dates. The residents of the city take great care of the area, with many devoted to green practices.

Schools

Clearwater is within School District 742, part of St. Cloud. Institutions of higher education just outside the city and in St. Cloud include St. Cloud Technical College, St. Cloud State University, Rasmussen Business College, and others.

Transportation

Getting around Clearwater is mostly done by driving. The city itself is located near Interstate 94 and just about 10 minutes from the St. Cloud Regional Airport.

Government

Clearwater features a mayor and city council. Council meetings are held twice a month on the first and third Mondays. More information on the city’s Mayor and Council can be found on Clearwatercity.com.

City History

Clearwater was founded back in 1856, with settlers coming from New England and Canada. Those native to the area referred to it as “Suland,” while it became known as “The Big Woods” to those new to the area. In 1897, what’s known as a “cloud burst” destroyed the city’s mill dam and bridge for railroad. An interesting side note: Clearwater has the longest operating ferry on the entire Mississippi, according to the city. Today Clearwater’s population is just over 1,770 people.

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