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About Carver County

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Carver County, Minnesota is located just southwest of the "Twin Cities" of Minneapolis and St. Paul.  It is the least populated of the seven metro counties, but is the state's fourth fastest growing county as well.  The estimated 2006 population of 86,236 is expected to more than double by 2030.  It is geographically one of the metro area's smallest counties, but takes great pride in being an upscale community with beautiful natural surroundings.  Our county offers the ideal combination of a picturesque setting and an attractive professional opportunity.

The county is comprised of the following cities and townships:

Cities

 

Townships


Carver
Chanhassen
Chaska (county seat)
Cologne
Hamburg
Mayer
New Germany
Norwood Young America
Victoria
Waconia
Watertown
  Benton
Camden
Dahlgren
Hancock
Hollywood
Laketown
San Francisco
Watertown
Waconia
Young America

Carver County is home to an array of recreational activities, including renowned golf courses, beautiful pristine lakes, and miles of hiking and biking trails with some of the most breathtaking parks. 

While Carver County is preparing for forward momentum and explosive growth through 2030, we are steeped in a rich history which represents the culture, passion, and pride that has made our county what it is today.  These attributes come together to make Carver County the best place to live, work and play.  (For more information on Carver County's history, please visit our Historical Society website.)

 

Carver County Government Center
600 East 4th Street, Chaska, Minnesota  55318
(952) 361-1500
8:00am - 4:30pm Monday through Friday
Offices are closed on legal holidays


       
    Directions to County Facilities A Taste of  History
    Frequently Called Numbers County Map
    Quality of Life Indicators Report - 2003 Carver County Population and 
    Demographic Information
    Carver County Code of Ordinances 2030 Comprehensive Plan
     
    Mission Statement:
    The mission of Carver County is to meet the service requirements and special needs of our residents in a fiscally responsible way.  We will plan the county's growth to preserve its rural uniqueness and urban compatibility.