Litchfield Homes For Sale
In addition to the beautiful surroundings, Litchfield is located just 60 miles west of the Twin Cities metro area on Hwy 12. Litchfield is home to an excellent school system, thriving businesses, and more than fifteen parks, a nature center, and an outdoor archery park. If you would like more information on homes for sale in Litchfield, MN, view our listings online or contact your Re/Max Results agent today!
Median Home Price: $135,260
The city of Litchfield is filled with great recreational amenities for residents to enjoy. With more than 15 city parks, a miniature arboretum, picnic shelters, sport courts and fields, and more, there’s no shortage of maintained outdoor spaces for residents to take advantage of. There’s even an outdoor archery park! From swimming, boating, and fishing on Lake Ripley, to playing a round on the 18-hole golf course Litchfield has something for everyone.
Litchfield has a plethora of shops and boutique for residents to browse. Whether you’re looking for antiques, clothing, gifts, or anything in-between, there’s a store in Litchfield for you. Want to hunt for the perfect vintage find? Check out Very Vintage or Sibley Antiques. Need home goods, knick-knacks, or gifts? DeAnn’s Country Village Shoppe has the eclectic mix of items that is sure to please.
The city of Litchfield has a variety of dining options ranging from authentic Mexican cuisine to pizza and everything in-between. Some hometown favorites: Peter’s on Lake Ripley serves up delectable rips, and great sandwiches for those looking for southern comforts and American classics. Then there’s Carlito’s Mexican Restaurant and Cantina, which offers Mexican favorites in a fun atmosphere. No matter what you’re craving, you’ll find the perfect place to chow down in Litchfield.
The city of Litchfield provides weekly single-sort curbside recycling pick up services to residents. The city also has a composite site, and encourages citizens to participate in environmentally friendly practices allowing for a more efficient and sustainable community.
Litchfield Public Schools, Independent District 465, provides educational instruction and services to Litchfield residents of all ages. The district consists of five schools, and prides itself on academic excellence. District 465 has taken a stand against bullying and provides extensive student support programs that help to maintain a positive learning environment.
Meeker County Public Transit provides public transportation services to the residents of Meeker County, including those living in Litchfield. All buses are handicap accessible and run from 6:30am-6:00pm Monday-Friday, 8:00am-1:00pm Saturday, and 7:30am-12:00pm Sunday.
The Litchfield City Council is governing body responsible for the administration and legislation of all city policy. The council consists of the Mayor, one at-large councilmember, and five councilmembers elected by the citizens of their particular ward of the city.
Litchfield was first settled in 1869 when the railroad reached the area from St. Paul. The beautiful region was prime for growing wheat, which remained the primary industry for some time. The area transitioned from wheat farming to dairy and livestock, which Litchfield butter winning recognition at the Chicago Worlds Fair. Many other industries entered the area, from a glove manufacturer to bankers, creating what is now the historic downtown district. Today, Litchfield is a small but thriving city with just over 6,500 residents.