Imagine strolling through a historic downtown district, marveling at Victorian architecture as the river sparkles along the banks. Antique stores — selling everything from rare to whimsical — line the streets. Welcome to Stillwater Minnesota, a beautiful city located on the banks of the St. Croix River.
Washington County is one of Minnesota’s wealthiest and most educated counties, and Stillwater is no exception. Excellent, award-winning schools have 80 percent of graduates attending post-secondary schools. Located 24 miles east of Minneapolis, Stillwater residents can commute easily into the Twin Cities.
Referred to as the “birthplace of Minnesota,” the state charter was written here in 1843. Stillwater was settled in 1837, shortly after treaties were signed with the Dakota and Ojibwa Nations.
Stillwater is home to many historic sites, including the oldest standing courthouse in Minnesota. Stillwater has over 200 acres of park land and green space.
Rent an apartment in Stillwater and enjoy a high quality of life in a friendly river town.