Welcome to the City of Brainerd

City Calendar | Meetings and Events

2016 Construction Projects

  • 2016 Crack Sealing Project - bid request closes May 6 at 2:00pm
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Geotourism Website Program for The Mississippi River

Mississippi River Partnership Plan (pdf)

South 6th Street Reconstruction from Hwy 210 (Washington St) to Joseph St. This project is scheduled for 2017.

Employment Opportunities

City Newsletter
Brainerd City News

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Committee Openings Committee Application Forms (pdf)
City Regulations All Residents Should Know - Pools, Fences, Sheds, Etc. (pdf)

Recreational Fire Regulations (pdf)

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

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

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