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:


Kootasca Community Action still has funding available to residents of Bovey for housing rehabilitation. Please click on the link below for more information.

Kootasca Community Action 

If you would like more information please contact:Jessica Beaulieu E-mail: Phone: 1-877-687-1163 or 218-999-0837


Due to Christmas and New Year's Day falling on a Tuesday, garbage collection for those weeks will be on Wednesday December 26th and Wednesday, January 2nd 


The Bovey City Hall will be closed on the following dates in observance of the Holiday Season:

Monday, December 24th, 2018
Tuesday, December 25th, 2018
Monday, January 31st, 2018
Tuesday, January 1st, 2019

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.















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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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