Stearns County is home to 30 cities and 34 townships. The city of St. Cloud is the County Seat. In recent years Stearns County has experienced an influx of new residents and steady population growth is expected for decades to come. We have a thriving economy, friendly communities, an affordable cost of living and quality health care. Stearns County is also home to several universities, colleges and business schools. Agriculture, especially dairy production, has always been a principal industry and important source of economic activity in Stearns County. Other industries have grown in the county’s economy including: health care, tourism, retail, service and manufacturing- especially granite production. Our location in central Minnesota provides accessibility and affordable land and labor for businesses.
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Southwest Initiative Foundation
Small Business Development Center (SBDC)