Welcome to Cottage Grove
Cottage Grove is a growing community in the southeast Twin Cities metropolitan area. Located on the north bank of the Mississippi River, north of the confluence with the St. Croix River, it has a beautiful rolling landscape. Residents can take advantage of convenient access to urban opportunities while enjoying the recreational amenities, open spaces, high-quality schools and close-knit community that Cottage Grove offers.
Community Quick Facts:
Cottage Grove has proved to be a successful location for companies such as 3M, Renewal by Andersen and Up North Plastics. Leading industries include retail, health care and social services, accommodation and food services, and other service-related businesses.
Location: 10 miles south of St. Paul, linked by U.S. Highways 10 and 61
Population/Size: 36,106 residents/37.5 square miles
833 – South Washington County Schools
With an appreciation for community and family, there are many activities for residents to enjoy. The city has more than 30 parks and more than 45 miles of trail. It also has a three-sheet ice arena and River Oaks, an 18-hole championship public golf course, as well as an 18-hole disc golf course at Oak Woods. Cottage Grove is rich with history and has numerous historical attractions, including historic Cedarhurst Mansion, Schilling Archeological District, Grey Cloud Lime Kiln, Historic John P. Furber House, Lamar Avenue Larch Trees, and Hope Glen Farm. Community events are popular, such as the Cottage Grove’s annual Strawberry Fest that draws thousands of residents together to celebrate.
City Website: https://cottage-grove.org/