Meeker County Homes For Sale
The County has countless unique features and attractions, a few of them being the Twine Ball Museum in Darwin, and beautiful Lake Ripley in Litchfield. If you’re looking for relaxed living just outside of the Twin Cities metro area, you’ll find it here. View our listings of homes for sale in Meeker County and find your new place today.
Median Home Price: $145,120
Meeker County is filled with well-maintained parks and facilities for residents to take advantage of. From boating, fishing, hiking and more at Clear Lake Park to ball fields, horseshoe courts, volleyball, swimming, and camping at Lake Koronis Regional Park there is no shortage of great spaces to enjoy the outdoors. Meeker County is also home to a host of other parks and recreational amenities that can be used all year round.
Shopping in Meeker County is provided mainly in Litchfield, with small service shops and boutiques found throughout the county in cities like Grove City and Dassel. Retail in Litchfield includes everything from florists to auto shops to antiques and vintage clothing. Whether you’re looking for clothing, gifts, or anything in-between, you’ll find it nearby in Meeker County.
Restaurants in Meeker County are serving up everything from pizza to sandwiches to burgers and more. If you’re hungry for mouthwatering ribs, Peter’s on Lake Ripley is the perfect place to stop; for spectacular steaks and pork chops there’s Bonfire Bar & Grille; and for fantastic burgers and sandwiches A Blue Moose Grill & Pub – located near the Twine Ball Museum – is a great choice. No matter what you’re hungry for, you’ll find something to please any palate in Meeker County.
Meeker County is committed to protecting its natural resources. The Meeker Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) was organized in 1949, and continues to keep promote sustainable, environmentally friendly practices throughout the county.
School districts providing educational services to residents of Meeker County include the following:
Meeker Public Transit provides public transportation services to the residents of Meeker County. These services are available throughout the county, with Dial-a-Ride services offered to residents of Litchfield. All transit vehicles are equipped with wheelchair lifts so that all residents have easy access to reliable transportation.
The Meeker Board of Commissioners governs Meeker County at the local level, providing administrative and legislative oversight to all county policies, budgets, and operations. This body is made up of five members, each elected by their respective districts.
Meeker County, named for Judge B.B. Meeker, was established in February of 1856. The same year, a sawmill was erected, and within the next six years, flourmills were constructed in several communities within the county. After the Civil War, the population of Meeker County boomed, welcoming a wave of northern European immigrants. With the additional residents, schools were built and industries including dairy and livestock (hogs and cattle) thrived. Today, Meeker County is home to just fewer than 25,000 residents and continues to grow.