7.5 out of 10

Stearns County

Ranked 13th best county in Minnesota
45.4978440347495 -94.4027886052722
Great for
  • Internet Access
  • Clean & Green
  • Peace & Quiet
  • Resale or Rental Value
  • Neighborly Spirit
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Reviews

5/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 4/5
  • Clean & Green 4/5
  • Pest Free 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 4/5
  • Internet Access 4/5
  • Lack of Traffic 4/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 4/5
2yrs+

"Where City & Country Make For A Great Place to Live"

Stearns County was founded in 1855. As of the 2010 census, the population was 150,642. Its county seat is Saint Cloud. It was named after Charles Thomas Stearns, a local politician. The county fair is held in Sauk Centre, a city near the west edge of the county. Much of the county is farming.
Pros
  • Open Farm Fields
  • Very Good County Road System
  • Many Lakes In The County

Best Cities in Stearns County

1

St. Cloud

3.5/5
"Downtown Shopping and Entertainment Scene"
45.5511206753652 -94.1613382149809

Unranked Cities in Stearns County

Albany

3.5/5
"Rural Faming Community"
45.6295317935878 -94.5693649243927

Avon

3.5/5
"Small Town With Lakes & Easy Access to Larger City"
45.605632295912 -94.4333633114907

Cold Spring

3.5/5
"Granite, Granite, Granite"
45.457847300773 -94.4243121799676

Freeport

3.5/5
"Close Knit Farming Community"
45.6622083673214 -94.6903292040617

Sartell

3.5/5
"Sartell - A Great Suburb Growing Up"
45.6162899842083 -94.2150247687962

St. Augusta

3.5/5
"Where Country Meets Community"
45.4519372526995 -94.19037497243

St. Joseph

4.5/5
"Pleasant Acres: A slice of MN NICE!!"
45.5587779819943 -94.3112716161758

Waite Park

3.5/5
"Big Cities Amenites with Small Town Feel"
45.5415983798425 -94.2471900003735
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