Location & Directions

Truman is a community of 1,100 that lies twenty miles to the north of the Iowa border in south central Minnesota. Founded when the railroad came through the area in 1899, our city features an independent school district, exceptional quality of life, and a safe atmosphere to raise a family. We think you’ll agree that Truman is truly a great place to call home!

Please take your time and browse our website.   If you’re planning a visit to town, we’ve got you covered there too!  We would love to have you visit in person.

Truman is located on Minnesota Highway 15.  We are 10 minutes north and south of major multi-lane freeways.  Travelers on Interstate 90 will take Exit 102 at Fairmont.  Travel 10 miles north on Highway 15 to find Truman.  Travelers coming from the north (Mankato or the Twin Cities metro area) will take US Highway 169 south to Minnesota Highway 60 west.  Travel 10 miles south on Highway 15 after you exit Highway 60.

Greyhound bus stations are located at Fairmont (10 minutes), Madelia (20 minutes), or Mankato (40 minutes).  Travelers getting to the area by air will fly into Minneapolis/Saint Paul (2 hours – all major airlines), Rochester (90 minutes – Northwest, American), or Sioux Falls (2 hours – Northwest, Delta, AmericaWest, United).  Well-maintained freeways from these airports lead to Truman.  Our nearest Amtrak station is in Saint Paul (2.5 hours).

If you still have questions please feel free to contact City Hall, look to the city directory.  You can ask for general information or if someone in a specific department can be of assistance to you, contact them directly.


Truman, Minnesota

Truman, MN 56088.