Nestled along the banks of the mighty Mississippi River in central Minnesota, the city of Sartell is quickly becoming one of the best places in the state to live, work and play. With its pro-business atmosphere, low crime, excellent schools and high quality of life, there are plenty of reasons to call Sartell apartments for rent your new home. According to City-Data, the city has seen an explosive amount of growth, with more than 64 percent of population increase from 2000 to 2010, indicating that Sartell is one of the most sought-after communities in the state. Sartell also boasts a high median household income, making it a very popular place for people looking to move up the ladder.
Sartell got its start in the lumbering and paper company business as early as 1854 in the days leading up to the Civil War. Before the city was named Sartell, the town was dubbed "The Third Rapids" by French fur traders who stopped in the area several times due to its ideal hunting grounds. The city was eventually named after Joseph Sartell, one of the city's earliest settlers. During the 20th century, the city saw plenty of residential and commercial growth after the DeZurik Valve Company became one of the prominent manufacturing companies in the Midwest. Today, the city has grown into a thriving and exciting community of more than 15,800 residents, according to the 2010 U.S. Census Bureau and is showing no signs of slowing down.
One of the community events that brings a lot of pride to Sartell residents is the annual Sartell Summerfest. This annual soiree is complete with a city-wide parade, street festival, live music entertainment and family carnival. The mayor of Sartell also sponsors a 5K in conjunction with the festival, showcasing the good-spiritedness of the community.
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