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Why Elk River?

31 Jul 2017


It’s not hard to understand why people choose to live and work in Elk River, Minnesota. It features the very best aspects of small town living, yet is big enough to have excellent amenities and is conveniently located.

Elk River is a safe community, with great schools and health care services. The pretty city sits at the junction of the Mississippi and the Elk River and has a wonderful downtown area with local businesses. It has 800 acres of parks and trails, two city golf courses, a senior center and a strong arts community.

Its convenient location about 30 miles northwest of the Twin Cities and commuter rail line to downtown Minneapolis makes it simple for residents to access big city attractions and activities when needed. Learn more about why people choose Elk River. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elk_River,_Minnesota

City of Elk River Economic Development
13065 Orono Parkway | Elk River, MN  55330
phone 763.635.1000