City Program

St. Francis

The City of St. Francis is the perfect blend of small town atmosphere and big city opportunity. The City of St. Francis has been able to blend rural and city living into a unique community of over 7,500 people, serving a market of approximately 21,537. The City of St. Francis serves as a regional commercial center for Northern Anoka County and Southern Isanti County. The city’s main corridor - Highway 47 provides prime commercial sites that serve the local economy and commuter traffic needs. This 126-mile stretch reaches from Minneapolis to Aitkin with daily traffic counts exceeding 12,000. The corridor provides retail leasing and development opportunities. In addition, the cities Bridge Street corridor serves as a commercial downtown offering unique business and development opportunities. Consider St Francis for your next business venture, relocation project or residential development.


Business Relief Grants The City will be offering COVID Relief Grants to Businesses and Nonprofits. Applications are due by September 20, 2020. Check with the city for more information."> or contact Kate Thunstrom


23340 Cree Street NW | St. Francis, MN 55070





Joe Kohlmann

City Administrator


Kate Thunstrom

Community Development Director