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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.


October  2022

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The Count Down has begun!  The General Election is here! It's time to get your votes in! Check into the Election Page to find helpful links to voting information and the League Of  Women voters candidate forum with the mayoral candidates Mayor Jeff Pilon and Candidate Matt Wessling.

The City of Nowthen would like to show our support for those suffering through Domestic Violence.  We have Declared October 2022 Domestic Violence Awareness month.   


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If you, or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence you can contact the Alexandra House at (763)-780-2330 or visit their website  by clicking this link

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

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