Plainview is a city in Wabasha County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 3,340 at the 2010 census. The author Jon Hassler was raised in Plainview and some of the places in his writing are based on the town.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.2 square miles (5.7 km²), all of it land.
Minnesota Highway 42, Minnesota Highway 247, and County Highway 4 are three of the main routes in the city.