City of Cottonwood, Minnesota

Photo montage: butterfly, bicyclists on a trail, a father and daughter playing outside, and sunflowers
 

City of Cottonwood, Minnesota

Photo Courtesy of Randy Larson / Can Dad Camera LLC.
Photo Courtesy of Randy Larson / Can Dad Camera LLC.

Cottonwood, Minnesota is a growing community of about 1,200 residents. We are located in Southwest Minnesota on the shores of beautiful Cottonwood Lake, whose surrounding trees have given Cottonwood its name.

Cottonwood is also located on State Highway 23. Nearby cities that are also served by Highway 23 include Marshall, (12 miles) and Granite Falls (15 Miles). Highway 23 also serves as the main thoroughfare that connects the cities of St. Cloud, MN; Willmar, MN; and Sioux Falls, SD.

Cottonwood offers its inhabitants both the advantages of a small community and the conveniences of a growing town. Known for its hospitality, Cottonwood is a quiet, friendly town that has not lost sight of the values and traditions of the past. Yet the town offers numerous services, is near to larger commercial centers, and possesses a forward looking leadership, allowing Cottonwood to provide its people with the necessities and pleasures of modern life. 

The City of Cottonwood's Winter Parking Ordinance is now in effect.  Please see the WINTER PARKING INFORMATION document below for more information. 

2018 DOG AND CAT LICENSES ARE HERE   - All dogs and cats in the City of Cottonwood, over three months old, are required to be licensed and have proof of rabies vaccination.  License fees are $10.00 through March 1st.  After March 1st, they are $15.00. 

COMING HOME DAYS 2018 - FRIDAY, JULY 13TH - SUNDAY, JULY 15TH!

 
Official Website for the City of Cottonwood, Minnesota