The City of Goodhue, a growing population of just over 1,000, wishes to welcome you to our fine city. Goodhue was incorporated April 2, 1897, and is surrounded by some of the finest farmland in the country.

Here are a few things that you’ll want to know about Goodhue:

  • City Hall is open M-F from 8 am – 4 pm. Our phone is 923-4310 or email us – just click here:
  • Garbage and recycling is picked up every Thursday morning, Please have both containers to the street by 7:00 am.
  • Water and garbage is billed monthly with quarterly actual reads (January, April, July & October)
  • Permits are needed for just about anything that involves the house structure; including re-roofing & decks. Call City Hall for information.
  • Burning Permits for outside of city limits can be obtained at under Permits
  • We have a compost site located on Broadway St.
  • Rosie Park reservations can be made at City Hall
  • Dog licenses are available at City Hall. They are due by July 29th yearly at 4:00 pm. Please have your shot records and $7.00. Dog License Form
  • Goodhue Welcome Service – just click here:

Goodhue Public School

Goodhue Public School
Independent School District #253
Provides education to students in grades Preschool-12
School web site


Goodhue City Parks

Rosie Park
In 2002 Len Lodermeier and family donated the acreage in memory of Len’s wife RoseMary. With a collaboration of local businesses, service organizations, private donors and many volunteers Rosie Park was completed in 2008.

Cranston Heights Park

In 1902 Goodhue purchased land to be used for a water tower and a city park. Over the years the American Legion, Civic Club and Jaycees have made various improvements.

Heritage Park
In 1999 a group of community members had the vision of creating a service project that involved the local youth. Through Project Playground $40,000 was raised primarily by area youth. Heritage Park was constructed in 2001 through volunteer labor.