Dassel is a city in Meeker County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 1,469 at the 2010 census. In Bloomberg BusinessWeek's list of 'The Best Places to Raise Your Kids 2011', Dassel finished as runner up for the State of Minnesota, finishing behind Cokato.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.1 km²), of which, 1.5 square miles (3.8 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (5.73%) is water.
U.S. Route 12 and Minnesota State Highway 15 are two of the main routes in the city.