Detroit Lakes

About Detroit Lakes

Detroit Lakes is the county seat of Becker County, located 45 miles east of the Fargo–Moorhead. We have more than 400 lakes within 25 miles of Detroit Lakes. Its economy is fueled by seasonal population increases, with tourism being the area's chief industry along with agriculture. The city has a total area of 15.20 square miles, of which, 10.22 square miles is land & 4.98 square miles is water.

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Real Estate Statistics
Total Listings 93
Average Price $301,713
Highest Price $1,250,000
Lowest Price $49,000

Homes for Sale in Detroit Lakes

Homes for Sale in Detroit Lakes

93 Properties Found. Page 1 of 16.
Photo of Listing #20-27373

12926 Timber Lane, Detroit Lakes

$1,250,000 - 5 Beds, 6 Baths, 6,032 Sf

MLS® # 20-27373

Counselor Realty Of Detroit Lakes
Photo of Listing #20-28592

10945 280th Avenue, Detroit Lakes

$934,000 - 2 Beds, 1 Baths, 1,040 Sf

MLS® # 20-28592

Re/max Lakes Region
Photo of Listing #19-3910

49883 Fish Lake Rd., Detroit Lakes

$850,000 - 4 Beds, 3 Baths, 3,170 Sf

MLS® # 19-3910

Counselor Realty Detroit Lakes Llc
Photo of Listing #19-6661

507 North Shore Dr., Detroit Lakes

$839,900 - 5 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,343 Sf

MLS® # 19-6661

Counselor Realty Detroit Lakes Llc
Photo of Listing #19-4316

804 South Shore Dr., Detroit Lakes

$779,000 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 4,486 Sf

MLS® # 19-4316

Re/max Lakes Region Llc
Photo of Listing #19-3915

2062 Elmwood Dr., Detroit Lakes

$699,000 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 2,866 Sf

MLS® # 19-3915

Exp Realty

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Detroit Lakes Real Estate

Detroit Lakes, the county seat for Becker County, encompasses over 400 lakes within 25 miles. Interestingly, Detroit Lakes is near the geographical center of North America, and it occupies the highest point of land between Winnepeg, Canada and the Gulf of Mexico. For its residents and visitors, Detroit Lakes offers the amenities of a full-fledged city, but the special treatment typical of a small rural town.

Detroit Lakes History

"Strait" in French is "Detroit" and Detroit Lakes gets its name from a French Catholic Priest who proclaimed it to be a beautiful "strait" when he first arrived. Later, in 1926, a public vote changed the name to include a reference to the many neighboring bodies of water.

Detroit Lakes Attractions

There is so much to see and do in Detroit Lakes including fishing, boating, scuba diving, skiing (snow and water), sailing, river tubing, horseback riding, golfing and tennis. You can even visit an authentic log cabin, a wetland sanctuary and a mile-long white sugar sand beach. It's no wonder Detroit Lakes real estate is so popular!

Detroit Lakes Resources



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Listing information last updated on December 31st, 1969 at 6:00pm CST.

Listing information last updated on December 15th, 2019 at 12:17pm CST.