UPDATED FEB. 2021
People have been drawn to Watertown because of the natural beauty, natural resources, and vibrant local economy. The city is known for a great school system, the Luce Line Trail, the Crow River, a farmers market featuring local vendors, parks with playgrounds, good roads, safe neighborhoods and caring people. These are a just few of the things that make Watertown special.
Arts & Recreation
The city has a vibrant arts and entertainment community that promotes plays, concerts, performances, and other events at the Performing Arts Center, and there is always something happening. Those who enjoy sports can take in an amateur baseball game at Highland Park, home of the Watertown Red Devils of the Crow River Valley baseball league.
The community prides itself on small town charm and sense of community which is showcased every year during Rails to Trails; the annual celebration the third weekend of every July, with live music, a classic car show, a 5K fun run, fireworks, and the hunt for the Golden Spike.
Safety & Education
Watertown has a low crime rate and peaceful neighborhoods, and is proud of its first responders, well-trained fire department and police force.
Watertown-Mayer Public Schools provides dynamic community education programming that draws hundreds of participants each year.
Carver County offers services through the Watertown Public Library which was remodeled in 2013 to include a technology lab. The library is a gathering place year long, offering activities for all ages.
City hall: 952-955-2681
309 Lewis Ave. So.
Watertown, MN 55388
Law enforcement: 952-361-1231
City council meetings take place at 6:30 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday every month at 309 Lewis Avenue So., Room C, Watertown, MN 55388