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                                      The  City of Nowthen is located  in the northwestern  corner of Anoka County. The city was founded  in 1869 as Burns Township and later    was incorporated into  The City of Nowthen on June 30, 2008.    Nowthen is approximately 35.1 Sq.  miles   with a population of 4,443 people.    We have two parks, Nowthen Memorial park and pavilion ,  located in the city center and  Twin Lakes park  is beautiful  with trails,  beach,  pavilion and boat  dock.    We invite you to come experience  our   spacious country side.


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Nowthen Updates

The Nowthen City Council Meeting is August 11, 2022 at 7PM at Nowthen Historic Townhall, located at  19800 Nowthen Blvd NW.  

Attention Nowthen! The City will be delaying the start of our new recycling center hours.  The Recycling Center will remain open Tuesday-Saturday 11am to 5pm. We will inform residents of any changes as things develop.

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Special City Council Meeting of The City of Nowthen City Council. 
Thursday August 11, 2022
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Lets Celebrate!

The City of Nowthen City Council will be hosting a Reception to welcome our new City Administrator, Scott Lehner. 
We would like to take a moment as a community to acknowledge this significant step forward! We welcome Residents, business persons and anyone who has taken an interested in The City of Nowthen to come on out to celebrate!
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City of Nowthen Elections

The City of Nowthen is launching into the 2022 Election Season.

If you are interested in City Government and would like to be a servant leader in our community we are now accepting Affidavits of Candidacy for Mayor and two Council Seats.


The Candidate Filing period will be open Tuesday August 2nd, 2022 and Tuesday August 16th, 2022 during City Office Hours. All Candidate Filings must be received by Tuesday August 16th, 2022 by 5pm. 
Candidate filings need to be brought or mailed to:
Nowthen City Hall
8188 199th Ave. NW
Nowthen, MN 55330


Election Primary will be held
August 9th, 2022, 7AM to 8PM


"Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success."    - Henry Ford 

City of Nowthen    •    8188 199th Avenue NW,  Nowthen MN    •    763-441-1347

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