Cold Spring, Minn., home to an estimated 4,000 residents, is located in Stearns County at the gateway to the Horseshoe Chain of Lakes in central Minnesota. Developers have deemed this beautiful city as "the best kept secret in Minnesota." Residents enjoy a median household income of about $55,800, which is slightly higher than the Minnesota state average. According to Sperling's Best Places, Cold Spring has experienced a population increase of almost 13 percent since 2000. Those searching for Cold Spring apartments for rent are sure to find a welcoming community among beautiful scenery.
Those living in apartments near Cold Spring are looking at an average commute of 22 minutes, which is six minutes faster than the state average. If you're looking for employment opportunities, Stearns County's largest industries include agriculture, retail and service industries. In fact, Stearns County leads the state in agriculture and has grown to be Minnesota's top county for organic farming.
For business-related travel, there is an Amtrak Station as well as a regional airport nearby in St. Cloud. The town also offers bus service from Northstar Link, Greyhound Bus and a public metro system, providing residents with various outlets of transportation. If residents are looking to drive, Stearns County runs parallel with Interstate 94 and is about 80 miles from the Twin Cities. A more common option is to commute to nearby St. Cloud, which is just a half hour's drive from Cold Spring.
Cold Spring and its surrounding areas are full of various entertainment options. Relax at a movie with friends at the Quarry Cinema. This fairly new theater is equipped with five screens, stadium seating, recliner seats and digital sound to provide guests with a unique movie-going experience.
If you're looking to get outdoors, the Cold Spring baseball park, home of the Springers baseball team, holds games during the summer months for residents to enjoy. There is also Frogtown Park which has activities for all ages. The river provides a scenic backdrop and there is a playground as well as a path for walkers and bikers.
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