The city of Rosemount begins where a glacier once ended — leaving a spattered landscape of lakes in northern Rosemount and a glacial floodplain in the south. This prairie was settled by Irish Catholic immigrants in 1853, and their legacy is still evident.
The University of Minnesota, Rosemount Research Center is located on 4,357 acres. Dakota County Technical College is also located in Rosemount.
With Lebanon Hills Regional Park, Spring Lake Regional Park Preserve, and 23 city parks, Rosemount is a great apartment renting location for those who enjoy the outdoors. And with the Minnesota Zoo just five miles away and Fort Snelling State Park just north, Rosemount has something for everyone.
Pine Bend Refinery is a major employer in Rosemount. It is the largest oil refinery in Minnesota and the 11th largest in the nation. In addition, there are 500 acres of industrial and commercial-zoned land. If you are looking for a city where you can work, live, and play, rent an apartment in Rosemount.