Otsego On The Go Go

LITTLE CITY ON THE PRAIRIE IS ON THE BUILD

Third fastest growing city in Minnesota

Otsego MN Homes For Sale

Otsego, where the prairie meets the city. OTSEGO  Township, first settled in October 1852, along the Mississippi and was named for a lake, a township, and a county in New York. The name “Otsego” is an Indian word, meaning “welcome water,” or “place where meetings are held.” This is appropriate because Otsego is where the prairie meets the city. The latest census shows the population is 13,571. Even though it is the youngest of the NW Metro cities (incorporated in 1990) it is growing rapidly.

Otsego River PointeSeveral builders have developments in Otsego; Cal Atlantic, Lennar, Centra, Keyland, and Hedberg are just a few. These developments have a variety of plans and price points. The City of Otsego is in Wright County which averages lower property taxes than neighboring Hennepin County or Sherburne County 

 

Little City on The PrairieThere are many things to do in Otsego and the location make it convenient to access things throughout the Twin Cities metro area or taking a road trip to any of the lakes areas in northern or west central Minnesota. The Super Target is currently the focal point for “big box” retail with the area surrounding ripe for future development. There are several good local restaurants including Boondox Bar and Grille which features vollyball, broomball and patio dining with unique and well done made from scratch recipies. (not your typical bar food) The Pour Wine Bar Bistro is another local favorite featuring a great wine selection and top notch food. Both establishments feature live music from easy listening Jazz to southern rock!!

 

Otsego schools are part of the highly ranked Elk River School District with one elementary school and plans for a Prairieview E-8 school. Otsego is also the home of Kaleidoscope Charter School.  Education excellence is a top priority in the Elk River School District and continuing efforts are being made to improve existing infrastructure as well as strategically adding facilities as the city continues to grow.
PARK, PARKS AND MORE PARKS
There are numerous outdoor recreation opportunities in the Otsego Park system with a variety of venues to meet almost every enthusiast’s desire.CITY PARKS
Beaudry Meadows Park 
Frankfort Park
Kittredge Park
Lily Pond Park 
Prairie Park 
School Knoll Park
Zimmer Park
Carrick Waterfront Park WRIGHT COUNTY PARK 
Otsego Regional Park   This gem is located along the banks of the Mississippi and offers multiple recreation opportunities. There has just been a significant upgrade to facilities to improve access as well. Weather you want to bike, hike, fish, picnic, read or ??? There is a spot for you here. 

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