Welcome to Hudson
Neighboring Minnesota just across the St. Croix River in Wisconsin, Hudson is considered to be part of the Twin Cities metropolitan area, and is one of the fastest-growing communities in the area. A charming and historic downtown is complemented by its beautiful riverfront location and a great business climate.
Community Quick Facts:
Location: 18 miles east of St. Paul, north of Hwy 94 in Wisconsin’s eastern bank of the St. Croix River.
Population/Size: 38,000 residents. The Hudson area includes the city of Hudson, the village of North Hudson and the towns of Troy, St. Joseph and Hudson.
Hudson School District
Over the past decade, Hudson has seen an influx of new business. The Hudson Industrial Park just off of I-94 has been a model of planned growth and diversity. Many retail businesses — national chains as well as smaller boutique shops — are at home in Hudson. Leading industries include wholesalers, manufacturing, construction and utility services: power, gas, steam, water and sewage. Large-scale manufacturers include Nor-Lake, Inc., GM Service and Part Operation, GEA, Croix Gear and Phillips-Medisize.
The St. Croix River is a recreational destination for boating, fishing and swimming. Hudson is host to four golf courses. Hikers will enjoy Willow River State Park, where a dam, lake, trout stream, sandy beach, prairie remnants and a nature center are all featured on the park’s 2,891 acres of rolling countryside. The Phipps is a regional treasure in the St. Croix Valley, offering a spirited blend of performances, exhibitions and classes. Downtown has a great variety of fine and casual dining, antique shops and boutiques, along with charming bed–and–breakfasts to host out-of-towners.