Scott County

WelcomeMap_2014_COUNTIES_SCOTTScott County is a good mix of rural and suburban areas. With easy interstate access over the river, it is a great place for business expansion. Businesses are attracted to Scott County for its land choices, industrial parks, infrastructure and accessible location.  The county is home to parks, trails, lakes, wetlands, a strong school system, enchanting communities; and a plethora entertainment choices.


25 miles southwest of Minneapolis. The Minnesota River defines its northwestern border.


US 169, I-35W

Major Employers:

Canterbury Park race track, Murphy’s Landing living history museum, Elko Speedway, Mystic Lake Casino, the Renaissance Festival, and ValleyFair Amusement Park.


School Districts

Belle Plaine


New Prague

Prior Lake-Savage


Private Schools

Holy Family Academy Our Lady of the Prairie

Prior Lake Christian

St. John the Baptist

St. John the Baptist

St. Michael’s Catholic

St. Paul’s Lutheran

St. Wenceslaus

Shakopee Area Catholic

Trinity Lutheran