Historic Owatonna, Minnesota is located in southeastern Minnesota within Steele County and around the Straight River and has a population of over 25,000. The notable Steele County Historical Center has actively preserved its history and sponsors the Village of Yesteryear, its pioneer village, as a tribute to the past with its historical buildings and museums. Downtown, you can visit the 1908 National Farmers Bank building, now operating as a Wells Fargo branch, which is listed in the National Register of Historic Places as a national landmark.
The city boasts hiking and skiing trails, including almost two miles of hard-surfaced, handicapped-accessible trail, in the Kaplan’s Woods Parkway. Lake Kohlmier is also part of this nature center. Friends and family unite at the many parks and trails, on the golf course, at the Riversprings Water Park or at a weekly summer concert. In August, Owatonna is the family-friendly setting for the Steele County Free Fair.
Owatonna is known for its commerce, tourism and exceptional healthcare provided by Owatonna Allina Hospital and Owatonna Mayo Clinic. With its highly accessible location and proximity to the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro, Owatonna appeals to businesses and families. The highly educated population of this growing community embraces its appealing setting, quality of life and job opportunities (more than the average in the manufacturing, finance and insurance sectors). With its large industrial workforce, the city has an enviable retail business that draws shoppers from miles around.
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