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City of Cottage Grove: A Brief History

Realtor David Olson Client Review

The early settlers of Cottage Grove, Minnesota were mostly from New England. These settlers brought with and used their style of government and architecture. Because of this, the city was known as “New England of the West”. The settlers originally were grain farmers, but later turned to dairying, and Cottage Grove became known for its […]

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City of Cottage Grove: Community Life

Realtor David Olson Client Review

The City of Cottage Grove, Minnesota is located in Washington County 10 miles south of the Twin Cities. Platted in 1871, Cottage Grove covers 33.62 square miles of land and 3.86 square miles of water. Situated on the north bank of the Mississippi River, the city is a thriving, friendly community with a present day […]

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City of Cottage Grove: Parks & Trails

Realtor David Olson Client Review

Cottage Grove is laid out over 37.48 square miles and has the more land adjacent to the Mississippi River than any other city in Minnesota. With over 1,100 acres of parkland, Cottage Grove has outdoor opportunities for all ages. The extensive park system includes over 34 parks with a variety of amenities. Some of the […]

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City of Cottage Grove: Schools & ISD 833

Realtor David Olson Client Review

Cottage Grove is part of the South Washington County School District, which is Independent School District 833. Within the school district, 17,700 students are served through 4 high schools, 4 middle schools, and 15 elementary schools. The City of Cottage Grove is home to two high schools, a middle school, and six elementary schools. Each […]

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Cottage Grove Minnesota

Realtor David Olson Client Review

Situated in southern Washington County, Cottage Grove, Minnesota, is a rapidly growing community in the Southeast Twin Cities metropolitan area. Located minutes from St. Paul, and just 22 miles from Minneapolis, the 35,000 residents and thriving businesses take advantage of their convenient access to urban opportunities, while still enjoying the recreational amenities, open area, high-quality […]

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