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Location of the city of Miesvillewithin Dakota County, Minnesota
Location of the city of Miesville
within Dakota County, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Dakota
 • Total 1.75 sq mi (4.52 km2)
 • Land 1.75 sq mi (4.52 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
935 ft (285 m)
 • Total 125
 • Estimate 
 • Density 69.83/sq mi (26.97/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 651
FIPS code 27-42092
GNIS feature ID 0647830

Miesville is a city in Dakota County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 125 at the 2010 census.

U.S. Highway 61 serves as a main route in the community. Minnesota Highways 20, 50, and 316 are nearby.

Miesville is home to an amateur baseball team, the Miesville Mudhens, which participate in Town Team Baseball.


Miesville was founded in 1874 by John Mies, and named for him. A post office called Miesville was established in 1884, and remained in operation until 1903.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.80 square miles (4.66 km2), all of it land.

Miesville is located in the southeast part of Dakota County.


The population of Miesville was 23 in 1923 with three business establishments. In 2009 the population was 135.

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 126
1970 192 52.4%
1980 179 −6.8%
1990 135 −24.6%
2000 135 0.0%
2010 125 −7.4%
2019 (est.) 122 −2.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 125 people, 52 households, and 33 families living in the city. The population density was 69.4 inhabitants per square mile (26.8/km2). There were 57 housing units at an average density of 31.7 per square mile (12.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White.

There were 52 households, of which 21.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.8% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.5% were non-families. 30.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 23.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 3.03.

The median age in the city was 48.8 years. 20% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20% were from 25 to 44; 28.8% were from 45 to 64; and 24.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 44.0% male and 56.0% female.

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