About This Place
Big Lake is a city in Sherburne County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 10,060 at the 2010 census.
U.S. Route 10 and Minnesota State Highway 25 are two of the main arterial routes in the city.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.4 square miles (11.3 km²), of which, 3.6 square miles (9.3 km²) of it is land and 0.8 square miles (2.0 km²) of it (18.04%) is water. A portion of the city lies along the Elk River.