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Welcome to Bovey, Minnesota

Bovey, population of 702 offers affordable small town living in the beautiful setting of rural Minnesota.  The City of Bovey provides essential services, such as municipal sewer & water, police, library and fire protection.  Situated five miles east from Grand Rapids, Bovey is located just off Highway 169.

Bovey is an 100 year old historic Iron Range community, where mining was once a prominent fixture.  It's city hall is a registered historic site and features a grand ballroom, city offices, police department and public library.   Most notably known for the site of the famous Picture Grace.

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City Office Hours and
 Contact Information

The City offices are
open from
9:30 a.m. until 2:30p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. 
1st and 3rd Wednesday from
3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 

2nd Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

4th Wednesday from 9:30 to 2:30. 
Closed on Fridays.

 The office can be reached at
The city fax
 is 218-245-
 Regular Meeting Dates
The Bovey City Council meets
 the first and third Wednesday
 of each month at 6:00 p.m. in
 the City Hall Clubroom.
 Anyone wishing to be on the agenda should contact the city office by noon the Friday before the meeting.


Painting by Keith Thompson


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