Barnesville is located southeast of Moorhead, Minnesota, along I-94 and is a quick and easy drive from the Fargo Moorhead metro area. It offers small town living close to the amenities of a larger city and is in close proximity to Lakes country. 


The Barnesville School District is a K-12 school. The elementary is located at 305 5th St SE and enroll students grades Kindergarten through 5th grade. The middle school and high school is located at 302 3rd St SE and enrolls grades 6-12. 

​Parks and Recreation Areas

Barnesville is home to eleven parks, a municipal swimming pool, ice skating rink and seasonal Farmers Market.​

  • Wagner RV/Camping Park

  • Willow Creek Golf Course

  • Blue Eagle Park

  • Blue Eagle Lake - swimming beach and dock swimming area.

  • George J Dahm Park

  • McGrath Park

  • Friendship Park

  • Skating Rink & Warming House

  • Summer Dog Park

  • Del Acres Park

  • Peterson Park

  • Harry Holland Park

  • Stonebridge Park

  • Thompson Park

For a complete description of each park and information about all these parks, please visit the city of Barnesville website. ​

Barnesville Housing Incentives

  • 2 Year Property Tax Rebate
  • Any new home constructed within the Barnesville city limits will receive free installation and hookup for water, telephone and sewer; in addition to free base utility charges for electricity, telephone, water, sewage and garbage for one full year, plus free cable installation and one month of preferred cable service.

Minnesota Homeowner's Homestead Credit Refund 218.299.5310

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