Welcome to Mayer, MN

Welcome to the City of Mayer, a small urban community in western Carver County, and home to about 1,700 residents.

Please feel free to visit Mayer and see what the community has to offer.

The Dakota Rail Regional Trail passes through the city. This biking and walking trail is enjoyed by residents and many visitors, and offers unique and picturesque views of the countryside. The paved trail provides walking and biking access from Wayzata to Lester Prairie in McLeod County.

The city sponsors a couple of community events. The third-annual 5K run took place June 13, 2015. The Mayer Rising Community Festival took place July 11, and included activities for youth and adults, including a car and tractor show.

For family and recreational use, there are several community parks with a variety of options and playground equipment.

Mayer is also home to a variety of businesses that offer core services for its residents. Mayer is part of the Watertown/Mayer School District, and is also home to Zion Lutheran School (pre-school through 8th grade), and Mayer Lutheran High School (grades 9-12).

Volunteers are an integral part of any community, and an important part of the City of Mayer. The city is quite often in need of volunteers for various city boards and commissions. A resident only needs to contact city hall to learn about opportunities to become involved. The Mayer Fire Department is often in need of members, and is another means of volunteering.

City council meetings take place the second and fourth Mondays each month, and are open to the public.

Information about the city can be found at www.cityofmayer.com. Inquiries may also be directed to the mayor, city council members, or city staff.

On behalf of the City of Mayer, welcome to the area and to our community. We hope this guide will assist you in choosing Mayer as a place to call home. It’s a great place to live!

Gerry Thomas

Mayor, City of Mayer

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