City of Canby

Gateway to the Prairie 


Welcome to Canby, “The Gateway to the Prairie”. We are the westernmost city in Yellow Medicine County. We sit in the center of a broad-flat valley from which can be seen the Coteaux des Prairies in South Dakota. Canby is located at the junction of U.S. Highway 75 (The King of Trails) and State Highway 68.We invite you to visit our great community and take advantage of all we have to offer. If you are looking for quality of life, this is the place. We offer excellent schools: elementary, high school, private and technical college; a quality health care system: hospital, nursing home, assisted living facilities, wellness center; inviting churches; and an abundance of recreational and leisure activities: hunting, fishing, golf, shooting sports, swimming pool, bowling, movies, camping and also school sports and activities. We also have fresh air, clean water, friendly people, and a safe community. Come for a visit and stay for the quality of life.


For Information on the City, please click on the Welcome Letter!



This is the official web site of the City of Canby, Minnesota | 110 Oscar Ave N, Canby MN, 56220 | Phone: 507-223-7295 | email: