Sunshine Landscape and Irrigation is proud to be serving homes in Zimmerman MN and we’re happy that you’re considering living here.  We thought you might like to know a bit more about this interesting and vibrant community.


The city of Zimmerman Minnesota is located in Sherburne County.  It is a mostly rural community.  The main route to the city is US Highway 169.  Zimmerman is located 42 miles north-northwest of Minneapolis and 33 miles east-southeast of St. Cloud.

Originally Zimmerman was known as the Village of Lake Fremont and was incorporated in 1910.  It was only in 1967 that the name was changed to Zimmerman, an influential local farmer that promoted the notion of the Great Northern Railroad coming through the area.  The city is often described as the “Gateway to the Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge,” it offers quite a panoramic view.  Zimmerman is known for a number of recreational activities such as camping, fishing, sailing, boating and cross-country snowmobiling and skiing.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.56 square miles (9.22 km2); 3.42 square miles (8.86 km2) is land and 0.14 square miles (0.36 km2) is water.

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