About This Place
Frazee (pronunciation: /freɪziː/ fray-zee) is a city in Becker County, Minnesota, United States. It is the second most populous city in Becker County. The population was 1,350 at the 2010 census. Originally named Detroit and later Third Crossing before adopting its present name of Frazee, the plat of the old town site was made on May 27, 1857. With Becker County not formally organized until 1871, it was the earliest settlement in the area. The city was officially incorporated on January 6, 1891. It was named after R.L. Frazee, an early settler who moved his milling business from Ohio to the early settlement that today bears his name. Today it is best known as the home of "Big Tom: the World's Largest Turkey."
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.4 km²), of which, 0.9 square miles (2.2 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (5.43%) is water.
Frazee is located 46.8 degrees north of the equator and 95.8 degrees west of the prime meridian. Altitude is 1,274 feet (388 m) above sea level.