Welcome to Slayton!
Located between two major highways, Slayton is known as the "Hub City" of southwest Minnesota. Cities such as Pipestone, Marshall, Windom and Worthington are neighbors within a thirty mile radius. As the county seat of Murray County, Minnesota, Slayton is home to the County Government Offices, Court Administration Offices, and Law Enforcement Offices which are located in dual buildings at the south end of Broadway Avenue.
Slayton is surrounded by lakes, museums, an orchard and other awesome things to see and do for fun.
Days of '87 Celebration - The Slayton EDA, Murray County Draft Horse Show, and the Slayton Area Chamber of Commerce have teamed up to deliver a fun and exciting weekend of events. Held the weekend after the 4th of July each year, this celebration is a salute to the yer 1887 when Slayton was founded.
Relay for Life - Help celebrate life and find a cure for cancer in the annual relay for life walk held the second weekend in August.
Prairie Day Parade - Sponsored by the Slayton Area Chamber of Commerce, the parade is held on Saturday during fair week in August.
Murray County Fair - The county fair is held each summer in August at the Murray County Fairgrounds located on the south edge of Slayton.
Autumn Boutique - This two-day event, sponsored by the Slayton Women of Today, is a shopper's paradise. The autumn boutique is held each year the Friday and Saturday after Labor Day at the Murray County Fairgrounds in Slayton.
PARKS & RECREATION
The City of Slayton offers a variety of recreational activities for all ages. Slayton is home to several beautiful parks with basketball and tennis courts, volleyball courts, horseshoe pits, playground equipment, shelters, restrooms, and lights for evening use. Cool off at the state of the art Slaytona Beach West Pool.
MURRAY COUNTY CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
PreK-12 education programs. Home of the Rebels. MCC continues to rank above state standards in math, reading, and science assessments. The same holds true for attendance and graduation rates.
The Slayton Community is full of excellent businesses waiting to serve you. Check out their website in the links above!