Welcome to Zimmerman!
Zimmerman is a small rural community in Sherburne County located at the intersection of US Highway 169 and County Rd 4. Its population was 5228 at the 2010 US census for the city proper, but the zip code includes Livonia Township and parts of Baldwin Township. Conveniently located only 45 minutes to Lake Mille Lacs or Minneapolis! Every year over Memorial Weekend, they kick off summer with the annual Wild West Days sponsored by the Zimmerman Civic Club. There is a parade, carnival and many more fun events for the whole family.
For the outdoor enthusiast, Zimmerman is the gateway to the Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge, and provides trails, tours and education as well as the Sand Dunes State Forest, which has a little something for everyone… Camping, fishing, swimming, trails for horseback riding, hiking, snowmobiling and so much more!
Zimmerman is also home to many recreational lakes for year round use. Lake Fremont and Blue Lake are located just east of Zimmerman, and Ann Lake is located West of Zimmerman in the Sand Dunes State Forest. Elk Lake, Cantlin Lake and Lake Diann are all located to the north. Whether it is swimming, boating or fishing, there is a place for you! Looking for a great waterfront property? Click here to see current waterfront homes for sale.
Golf Fanatic? Get your game on at Fairway Shores, an exciting 9 hole executive course located just north of Zimmerman. Have you always dreamed of living on a golf course? Click here to see current homes for sale on Fairway Shores.
There are 3 schools that serve the Zimmerman area. Zimmerman Elementary is home of Kindergarten through second graders, and the Zebra Pride! They are ZEBest! Westwood Elementary is the newest school, built in 2004 and is home to third through fifth graders who demonstrate their WILD pride. Zimmerman Middle and High School is home to sixth graders through twelfth graders. The Zimmerman Thunder is proud to offer a wide range of sports and after school activities for all interests. All the schools are part of the ISD 728. To see how they are ranked, click here.
Curious about the demographics of Zimmerman? Click here for information on income, age, education, crime and weather risk assessments. In this report you can also find restaurants, shopping, places to worship.
This is the time to check out brand new Zimmerman MN home construction listings because land is not getting more plentiful or affordable, and interest rates probably won’t fall much lower, either. Due to the extremely low inventory of homes for sale, new construction was up significantly in the Zimmerman area in 2013 and is expected do the same in 2014! New Zimmerman homes offer better structural engineering, higher energy efficiency, and an overall improvement in quality and construction of work. Floor layouts are more practical, and the closets are definitely bigger. Expect to find stainless steel appliances, upgraded stone countertops, fireplaces, double vanities in the master bath, and separate shower/tub setups in master bathrooms. Many new Zimmerman MN homes offer three car garages and spacious lots. Check out the lots that are available here! Zimmerman new home construction is affordable, and many these new houses qualify for USDA zero down financing! Looking to get preapproved for financing? Click here for an online application today and get fully approved! Be sure to contact me for representation… remember the sales person at the model is representing the builders best interests, Not Yours!