Frazee ( 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.
The community was originally named Detroit and later Third Crossing before adopting its name of Frazee. 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, owner of a sawmill.
Frazee was the birthplace of Kieth Engen (1925-2004), a noted operatic bass who had a highly successful career in Germany.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.11 square miles (2.87 km2), of which 1.06 square miles (2.75 km2) is land and 0.05 square miles (0.13 km2) 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.
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,350 people, 540 households, and 325 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,273.6 inhabitants per square mile (491.7/km2). There were 595 housing units at an average density of 561.3 per square mile (216.7/km2).