Zimmerman is a city in Sherburne County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 5,228 at the 2010 census.
Zimmerman is mostly a rural community. U.S. Highway 169 serves as a main route in the area. The community is 42 miles north-northwest of Minneapolis and 33 miles east-southeast of St. Cloud.
The Village of Lake Fremont was incorporated in 1910. In 1967, the town was renamed the City of Zimmerman. Lake Fremont was named for the western explorer, John C. Frémont, and the name Zimmerman derives from Moses Zimmerman, a local farmer who was influential in promoting the idea of the Great Northern Railway coming through the area.
Every year in Zimmerman on Memorial Day weekend there is a community event called the "Wild West Days". This includes a carnival in Lion's Park, a parade, softball tournament, 5k charity run and many other activities.