Home of the Picture Grace

PO Box 399

Bovey, MN 55709



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.

Connect to the new Itasca Area Community Portal at:


The Public Works Dept. will begin the
semi-annual fire hydrant flushing the week of Oct. 8th and should finish by the end of the week. Click the link below for information on why fire hydrant flushing is important.

Hydrant Flushing FAQ                            















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The City
Clerk's hours are:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm on Monday, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm on Tuesday, 12:00 pm- 6:00 pm on Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. -5:00p.m. on Thursday and 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. on Friday.


The City Clerk is now located in the Library.

 The office can be reached at

Fax: 218-245-1633


Mail to:

City of Bovey

PO Box 399

Bovey, MN 55709



 Regular Meeting Dates
The Bovey City Council meets
 the 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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