Communities New Prague
A bridge between rural and suburban/metropolitan
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.
SmartAsset released rankings from its second annual Healthiest Housing Markets Study for 2016 and New Prague made the list at number 8 in Minnesota. The study measures market health by the average number of years residents spend in homes, home values, ease of sale, and the costs associated with ownership.
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Population with High School Education or Higher
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The CDA collaborates with private and public resources to connect cities with options for affordable rentals, making sure that no matter your means you can live in New Prague. Philipp Square is a 55+ community owned by the CDA.View Website
Four Seasons Fun
New Prague is home to Cedar Lake, a popular destination for fishing, ice fishing, water skiing, and jet skiing. A snowmobile trail runs through the lake during the winter season.
Downtown New Prague is not only historic, but also prepped for growth. Throughout 2020, the city will replace aging city utilities, reconstruct the roadway and include streetscaping amenities such as lighting and sidewalk improvements.
The median home cost in New Prague is $218,700. Additionally, New Prague has earned a spot in the annual SafeWise 20 Safest Cities in Minnesota Report for 2016.
Certified Shovel-Ready Lots
Sites certified under our Shovel-Ready program have had all of the planning, zoning, surveys, title work, environmental studies, soils analysis and public infrastructure engineering completed prior to the site being offered for sale. For more information or ask a question, please contact Stacy Crakes.
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Tax abatement is a temporary deferral of taxes by the city, county, or a combination of both. The tax abatement proceeds can be used to pay for public improvements that benefit the property, acquire and convey land, reimburse the cost of improvements made to the property, and other development costs.
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General Contact Information
118 Central Avenue N.
New Prague, MN 56071
Main Phone: 952-758-4401
Utility and Service Providers
Electric: New Prague Utilities Commission, Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative
Natural Gas: CenterPoint Energy
Water & Sewer: New Prague Utilities Commission
Internet & Telephone: Bevcomm, Inc., Comcast