Welcome to the City of Brainerd

What's New

Water Main Emergency - UPDATED
ending April 30th

Road Restrictions for the Central Frost Zone go into effect March 18, 2014

Police Department Bicycle Sale May 10, 2014 Noon-2pm at city garage.

City Calendar | Meetings and Events

City Newsletter
Brainerd City News
Jan-Mar 2014
Oct-Dec 2013

Employment Opportunities

Committee Openings

City Regulations All Residents Should Know (pdf)

Recreational Fire Regulations (pdf)

Hunting Regulations in the City (pdf) | Permit Application (pdf)

City of Brainerd
Strategic Plan 2013 (pdf)
Video of Meeting

Images of America: Brainerd
Recently published book about Brainerd history

Crow Wing County
Yellow Ribbon Community


Historical Walk Downtown Brainerd
Historical Walk

Guide Book and Videos

Winter Photos of
Historic Water Tower

Zoning Map | Zoning Ordinance | Subdivision / Platting Ordinance

About Brainerd

Brainerd is a city of 13,590 (2010 census) located along the Mississippi River in central Minnesota. Brainerd is the county seat of Crow Wing County. The City of Baxter borders Brainerd to the west.


Brainerd Public Utilities

Brainerd Lakes Chamber

visitor info and events

Brainerd Lakes Area Economic Develepment Corporation

business resources

visitor and lodging info