Fergus Falls / Elbow Lake / Ashby, Minnesota

About the Area

Fergus Falls is the largest city in Ottertail County at a population of around 13,000 residents. It is a very well-kept and scenic community, with numerous city parks and a historic flavor about it. The RiverWalk is a central feature of the community, where you can take a stroll along with the surrounding nature, bordered by interesting homes from many years past. If you are looking for a longer journey, Fergus Falls is also the head of the Central Lakes Trail, which is a full-use paved trail that winds along lakes and ponds on its 55 mile path to Osakis to the southeast.

Located in the southwestern portion of Ottertail County, Fergus Falls is a bit removed from the expansive water bodies east toward Battle Lake and north toward Pelican Rapids. But the region still has its share of lakes in the 500 to 1,500 acre range - and many smaller ones - that offer extensive choices in lake homes and cabin properties. Since the city is right on the western edge of lake country, you will find most of these larger bodies to its east and south along the Interstate 94 corridor - and also near Ashby and Elbow Lake.

The larger lakes near Fergus Falls are Ten Mile Lake, Wall Lake, Stalker Lake and Swan Lake. Jewett Lake and Long Lake are also decent sized water bodies north of Fergus Falls toward Pelican Rapids, where waterfront real estate is popular for residents of both cities. And Pelican Lake, Pomme de Terre Lake and Barrett Lake offer the most lakeshore to the south and southeast toward Elbow Lake and Ashby.

You may find more waterfront listings in the area by checking out the Detroit Lakes link and the Greater Minneapolis and St. Paul link to the right of the Minnesota map on our search page. Real estate agents in the area may use several different multiple listing services to display their properties, so to get the best information without spending a lot of time you may want to contact us or one of our local real estate experts to help you cut through the clutter.

Communities

  • Ashby
  • Barrett
  • Carlisle
  • Charlesville
  • Dalton
  • Edwards
  • Elbow Lake
  • Elizabeth
  • Erdahl
  • Fergus Falls
  • French
  • Hereford
  • Herman
  • Norcross
  • Roberts
  • Underwood
  • Wall Lake
  • Weggeland
  • Wendell
  • Western

Lakes

  • Alkali Lake
  • Ask Lake
  • Back Lake
  • Bah Lakes
  • Bahle Lake
  • Barrett Lake
  • Beebe Lake
  • Big Lake
  • Big Stone Lake
  • Blacken Lake
  • Briggs Lake
  • Bromseth Lake
  • Burns Lake
  • Chautauqua Lake
  • Church Lake
  • Clear Lake
  • Cormorant Lake
  • Devils Lake
  • Doughty Lake
  • Eide Lake
  • Ellingson Lake
  • Fish Lake
  • Fossan Lake
  • Grinder Lake
  • Hansel Lake
  • Hermenrud Lake
  • Holtz Lake
  • Hoot Lake
  • Horseshoe Lake
  • Huset Lake
  • Indian Lake
  • Island Lake
  • Jewett Lake
  • Johnson Lake
  • Lacey Lake
  • Lake Formoe
  • Lake Mason
  • Lake Oscar
  • Larson Lake
  • Little Lake
  • Long Lake
  • Loon Lake
  • Melby Lake
  • Mill Pond Lake
  • Mineral Lake
  • Moses Lake
  • Mud Lake
  • Mustinka Flowage
  • Niemack Lakes
  • North Ten Mile Lake
  • Olsen Lake
  • Onemile Lake
  • Opperman Lake
  • Orwell Lake
  • Patchen Lake
  • Pebble Lake
  • Pelican Lake
  • Peterson Lake
  • Pomme de Terre Lake
  • Red River Lake
  • Reed Lake
  • Rose Lake
  • Round Lake
  • Sewell Lake
  • Shady Grove Lake
  • Shaver Lake
  • Sommer Lake
  • Sproul Lake
  • Stalker Lake
  • Swan Lake
  • Sylvan Lake
  • Ten Mile Lake
  • Torstenson Lake
  • Turtle Lake
  • Upper Lightning Lake
  • Vinge Lake
  • Wall Lake
  • Wedel Lake
  • Werk Lake
  • Worm Lake
  • Wright Lake

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