Delano Homes For Sale
Known for its amazing schools, the city was voted “Best School for your Housing Buck” in 2013 by Forbes magazine. It is also home to the oldest and largest Fourth of July celebration in the state, dating all the way back to 1857. The community boasts a wonderful small-town feel, while reaping the additional entertainment and dining options available in the nearby metropolitan area. Sound like a place you’d like to live in? Take a look at our wide selection of homes for sale in Delano, and contact your local ReMax agent for more details!
Median Home Price: $261,930
Delano’s Parks and Recreation Department provides extensive recreational programming and facilities for the residents of the city. From beautifully maintained parks and trails to youth and adult athletic programs and classes, there is no shortage of fun activities to partake in in Delano.
Whether you need to stop by Flippin’ Bill’s to grab something on the go, or are looking for a more extensive shopping experience, Delano has the store for you. From professional services to supplies for your horses to consignment furniture and more, you’ll find it all here. Plus, the high-end Shoppes at Arbor Lakes in Maple Grove is only a short drive away!
If you want a classic drive-in dining experience or something more formal, Delano has the selection of restaurants perfect for any palate. Stop by Peppermint Twist Drive in for fast and delicious burgers fries and shakes. If you’re looking for something a little more traditional, try Dave’s Town Club for fantastic wings and other favorites.
The city of Delano and its residents care about environmental sustainability. Utilizing recycling programs, a city compost site, and programs such as the Delano Community Market, the Community Garden, and the Farmers Market, the city is promoting responsible sustainable options for its residents.
Delano Public Schools provides educational services, programs, and resources to the citizens of Delano. This district has invested heavily in enhancing student learning with the use of innovative learning technologies in the classroom as well as cross-functional curriculum ensuring student readiness for life after high school.
The Trailblazer Transit Program provides public transportation services to the citizens of Delano. The bus service is by schedule only, primarily for the use of senior citizens.
The Delano City Council consists of five members and is responsible for governing the city at the local level by creating city policies and budgets as well as administering them. The members of the council include the Mayor and four councilmembers all elected at-large.
The first permanent settlers to arrive in what is now Delano staked their claim to the land in 1855. The population fluctuated greatly, as settlers would come, just to be driven back to larger settlements during Native American uprisings or other hardships. Finally, after the Civil War ended, the town began to grow firmer roots.
By 1868 the railroad had reached Delano, and with it came an ever-growing number of German and Polish settlers. The population increase prompted businessmen to take note of the area, and soon came stores and hotels. Though the community still utilizes the rich farmland for agricultural purposes, the City of Delano is now a dynamic community with over 5,000 residents.