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Graceville is a city in Big Stone County.
One tradition says the community was named for Thomas Langdon Grace, bishop of Saint Paul
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Graceville. For links to other places called Graceville, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Graceville is 45.569N. The longitude is -96.434W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,112 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 585.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Graceville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Big Stone County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56240 ZIP code.
45% of Graceville residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Graceville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Graceville was $15,451, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Graceville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Graceville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $203. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $575.
Libraries in Graceville include Graceville Public Library ... View libraries
Big Stone County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Graceville political report.
The average commute time for Graceville workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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