About Us

Carver County is just to the southwest of Minnesota’s Twin Cities, amongst rolling farmland, natural prairies, colorful woodlands and refreshing lakes. Named for the explorer Jonathan Carver and founded in 1855, Carver County’s beautiful landscape is home to eleven cities filled with endless opportunities to explore its unique and vibrant amenities.

The extraordinary qualities are no longer a secret, as Carver County is the fastest-growing county in the state. Getting to know the area is simple through the efforts of the Carver County Community Development Agency, #choosecarvercounty. Highlights of the specific businesses and attractions illustrate why Carver County is a great place to visit, live, work and grow.

Learn more about the eleven communities of Carver County below or in our Community Toolkit.