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City of Kerkhoven

Kerkhoven is a cozy Minnesota town nestled in the southeast corner of Swift County. Kerhoven has no shortage of fun community events, local amenities, job opportunities, and kind citizens. With it’s convenient location, right along U.S. Highway 12, Kerkhoven stays connected while maintaining the favorable small town, friendly atmosphere.

Town & Country Days

This annual summer event is a hit for the whole family! Enjoy a parade, live music, food vendors, kids activities, tournaments, and more! ​


KMS School District

Great education is available in Kerkhoven through the Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg (KMS) Public School District. The elementary school is located in Murdock and the Junior High and High School is located in Kerkhoven.

KMS takes pride in it’s student-centered education. With it’s caring staff, KMS helps students explore opportunities and realize their potential.

Around Town

The Kerkhoven Golf Club

The Kerkhoven Golf Club is a beautiful nine hole golf course located right on the edge of town right along Highway 12. The course is great for golfers of all levels.​

Sweets Icecream

Sweets is a famous ice cream shop in Kerkhoven! This cute spot is not lacking in character or ice cream options. They offer a variety of flavors in in the form of shakes, malts, and more!

Pillsbury Pool

Pillsbury Pool is a great community pool, open June through August. They offer swimming lessons, family events, and a tasty concession stand.

Riverview Dairy

Riverview Dairy was the first dairy built in Swift County, and has since developed three more dairies in the county. The company is driven by innovative ideas and passionate about developing people, while utilizing state-of-the-art technology. They offer guided tours and education to local schools.

Monson Lake State Park

Kerkhoven is located just 13 miles away from the beautiful Monson Lake State Park! Go fishing, bird watching, kayaking, hiking, or enjoy the quiet campground and picnic area.

Make Kerkhoven your home!

Whether you are a new or prospective resident, or just have an interest in the Kerkhoven area, check out this packet for a quick run down of important information on city service, rental properties, childcare, and more!