Scott County CDA Communities

Explore the cities that make our county great

Belle Plaine

Conveniently positioned along U.S. Highway 169 between the Twin Cities and Mankato, Belle Plaine has grown 80% in recent years while retaining its small-town charm. 7,000 residents enjoy the big-city conveniences and historic charm.

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Elko New Market

Throughout the last decade, Elko New Market has been the fastest growing city in Minnesota. A prosperous community with a median income of $118,000* it is located off of I-35 just south of the Twin Cities. Shopping, recreational opportunities, and plenty of entertainment venues make Elko New Market a great place to call home.

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Jordan

Nestled along the wooded bluffs and rolling hills of Scott County, Jordan has a country feeling while only being minutes from the metro. The city has over 95 acres of industrial park space and plenty of new roads and infrastructure to support future growth. And it’s right up the road from Minnesota’s Largest Candy Store!

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New Prague

New Prague's motto is "A Tradition of Progress," and it shows. Located just 45 miles southwest of Minneapolis/St. Paul and in close proximity to Interstate 35 and U.S. Highway 169, residents and businesses enjoy New Prague's small-town feel, outstanding amenities and quick access to the Twin Cities.

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Prior Lake

Known for the beautiful lakes, Prior Lake is on the southwest edge of the Twin Cities. It’s also home to Scott County’s largest employer, Mystic Lake Casino. Future growth is influenced through with hundreds 300 acres of vacant commercial, business park, and industrial land to develop.

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Savage

Over the past 20 years, Savage has transformed from a small city of fewer than 4,000 people to a growing suburb of over 29,000 with one of the Twin Cities' highest median incomes. According to statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau, Savage's population has grown by 30 percent over the past decade and will continue to see double-digit growth over the next several years.

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Shakopee

Incorporated in 1857 as a booming river town, Shakopee is rich with history while maintaining a progressive future. The county seat of Scott County, as well as home to Minnesota’s only outdoor amusement park, Shakopee has a highly skilled workforce that attracts a variety of businesses to our area.

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