Communities - St. Cloud

City of St. Cloud

Cathy Mehelich, Economic Development Director
City of St. Cloud St. Cloud Housing and Redevelopment Authority
(320 ) 650-3111

City Population: 65,842 (2010 Census)
Population Growth Rate: 11.4%% (2000-2010)

Major Transportation Routes: Interstate 94, US Hwy 10, MN Hwy 15, MN Hwy 23, Northwest Airlink

Top Employers: CentraCare Health Systems/St. Cloud Hospital, State of MN, Veterans Administration, Electrolux Home Products, School District #742, New Flyer USA, Inc., Wolters Kluwer Financial Services, Bluestem Fulfillment, City of St. Cloud, Stearns County, Coborn’s, Spee Dee Delivery Services, Grede Foundries, Woodcraft Industries, Sysco Western MN, AMCON block & Precast, St Benedict's Care Center

Chamber of Commerce:
St. Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce 320-251-2940

City Services:
City Hall 320-255-7201

St. Cloud Area School District ISD 742 encompasses a total of eight elementary schools, two middle schools, and two high schools.  For more information call 320-253-9333 or visit  The City is also home to one university (St. Cloud State University) one technical/community college (St. Cloud Technical & Community College) and four independent colleges (College of St. Scholastica, Rasmussen College, Minnesota School of Business, and College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University.

Medical Services/Hospitals:
St. Cloud Hospital -
VA Medical Center -

Mail Services:
First Class Post Office and Express Service available.

Financial Institutions:
American Heritage National Bank, American National Bank of Minnesota , Bank Vista, Bremer Bank, Liberty Savings Bank, MinnWest Bank, Northern Star Bank, St. Cloud Federal Credit Union, Stearns Bank, U S Bank, Wells Fargo Bank

St. Cloud Times (daily)

Radio Stations:

Utilities and Services:
St. Cloud Utilities 320-255- 7225

Xcel Energy 800-895-4999
Connexus Energy 763-232-2600
Stearns Electric Association 800-962-0655
East Central Energy 800-254-7944

Natural Gas:
Xcel Energy 800-895-4999

Telecommunications: (Telephone, Cable, Internet)
CenturyLink Communications Residential: 800-244-1111; Business: 800-603-6000
Charter Communications 1-888-438-2427
Hughes Net

Airport Information:
St. Cloud Regional Airport Information

The Greater St. Cloud Development Corporation is a private-sector, member-based organization of regional businesses and community leaders within Benton, Sherburne and Stearns counties in central Minnesota. With community-wide commitment, the GSDC is working to harness the vast resources of this growing economic region. The GSDC is charged with spearheading the economic development efforts of the greater St. Cloud region by identifying and unifying opportunities to engage community leaders, foster business growth, expand and nurture the area's talent base.

The St. Cloud region represents an ideal opportunity for business growth and expansion, as well as professional development and advancement for talent. The area offers multiple universities and vocational schools, a diverse business base and many cultural events.

Economic Development Contact:

Sherburne County Govt Center
ATTN: Dan Weber
           Assistant County Admin
13880 Business Center Dr NW
Suite 100
Elk River, MN 55330-4668

Office Location & Hours

Phone: 763-765-3007
Fax: 763-765-3002
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