Our Community

MapCorcoran was first populated by the Lakota people, followed by European settlers in 1855, and continues to attract people who appreciate wide open spaces. Corcoran is a picturesque community with a balance of local businesses and a mix of residential neighborhoods, rural homesteads and farms. With rolling hills, an attractive wooded countryside with wildlife enriched wetlands, the City of Corcoran maintains a rural atmosphere, nestled on the western edge of in Hennepin County, approximately 20 miles northwest of Minneapolis. With the future addition of city sewer and water in the downtown area, Corcoran commercial and industrial commerce is poised for growth. Business owners are preparing for growth and opportunity with the future changes the Corcoran Southeast Downtown District will bring. To balance the future growth, the City of Corcoran staff and City Council focus on community vision, environmental impacts, and economic responsibility, to support and guide sustainable growth in Corcoran. A significant portion of Corcoran is agricultural development. With thousands of acres of undeveloped land, including portions along the Hwy 55 corridor and easy access to 94/494 main highways, Corcoran is the next attractive location for business investment. With just under 36 square miles, Corcoran is a large land city and is the same land size as Maple Grove or Plymouth. Other communities surrounding Corcoran include Medina, Loretto, Greenfield, Hanover, and Rogers.

The Corcoran Lions and the Northwest Area Jaycees, both local community organizations, sponsor community events such as Corcoran Country Daze, and the nationally renowned Hamel Rodeo, along with many other events throughout the year, offering businesses an opportunity to connect with local residents through advertiser's booths and various marketing avenues.

With the City of Corcoran planning stages happening for future roadways, pedestrian and bicycle trails, and the future business growth in the Corcoran Southeast Downtown District, it is a perfect time to invest and join the Corcoran community!

Contact City Clerk Michelle Friedrich for more information at 763-400-7031.

Corcoran School Districts

Click here for information on the five school districts that serve Corcoran.

Corcoran Park Shelter/Ball Fields
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Comprehensive Plan
Click here to view the City of Corcoran Comprehensive Plan.

Upcoming City Meetings

Planning Commission Meeting
Council Chambers
7 p.m.

City Council Meeting
Council Chambers
7 p.m.

Parks and Trails Commission Meeting
Council Chambers
7 p.m.

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