Place:Mapleview, Mower, Minnesota, United States


Coordinates43.683°N 92.967°W
Located inMower, Minnesota, United States
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Mapleview is a city in Lansing Township, Mower County, Minnesota, United States. It is situated directly to the north of Austin's Oakwood Cemetery and can more or less be considered a suburb of Austin, although it is politically independent of it. The population was 176 at the 2010 census. It was named for row of maple trees that once stood on the west side of town.


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The village of Mapleview was incorporated in 1945 to provide facilities for about 100 families. In 1948 a plot of land north of town was purchased and this is where the liquor store, fire station, water tower, pump house and equipment garages were eventually built. In 1954 the city bought four acres along Murphy Creek and this became Hillside Park. The fire house was built in 1958 and is currently running 2 fire trucks and 17 volunteer fire fighters. Natural gas was made available to residents in 1962. Mapleview and city of Lyle, MN share Police protection though a police commission of 2 city council members from each city and Michael P. Langstaff as Police Commissioner.

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