Battle Lake is a bustling little community wrapped snugly around the western edge of West Battle Lake in central Minnesota's "lakes country." The City has a population of 875 however with increasing development adjacent to the City and on nearby lakes, it appears to be much larger. A number of businesses, services and programs are available for residents and visitors alike; you'll find most anything you need right in Battle Lake.
A golf course, restaurants and several lakes, resorts and campgrounds close by offer opportunities for leisurely entertainment. The City’s municipal water and sewer systems were recently upgraded and have adequate capacity for future development. Municipal owned natural gas and electric utilities offer affordable and dependable service for the present and future. We hope to have the opportunity to show you many more reasons to make Henning your home.
Find us on the map at the center of Otter Tail County with Minnesota major highways 108 and 78 intersecting. In the last census, Ottertail’s population grew by nearly 20% from 471 to 572. Most recent demographer survey shows another increase of 31. Because Ottertail is located in lakes country and where you want to be, the city is growing, progressive and a great place to work, play, live and to be involved. Located 3 hours from Minneapolis/St. Paul, 1 ½ hours from Fargo/Moorhead, 1 hour from Brainerd, there is plenty of things to do to relax, get involved with various organizations, satisfy your need for the great outdoors and meeting great people.