Sherburne County

WelcomeMap_2014_COUNTIES_SHERBURNESherburne county is positioned to support two growing markets, St. Cloud area to the northwest and Mpls/St. Paul to the southeast.  Its cities are small enough to maintain a strong sense of community, while still large enough to have all of the amenities desired for metro living.  Residents enjoy the areas lakes, the Mississippi River, numerous parks and trails, the Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge, and Sand Dunes State Forest. Sherburne County enticing younger families with its low crime rate, taxes and housing prices.



Northwestern edge of the Greater MSP region.


US 10, mainline of the BNSF Railway, MN 25, Commuter rail service via the Northstar Corridor.

Major Employers:

Cymbet Corp, Tescom, Remmele Engineering, Metal Craft Machine and Engineering, Sportech, E & O Tool and Plastics, Appert Foods, Faribault Foods, Crystal Cabinets,  United States Distilled Products,  Cargill Kitchen Solutions, and a Cargill research facility.

School Districts

Elk River

Big Lake High School


Spectrum High School

Private Schools

Solid Rock Christian Academy

St. Andrews Catholic

St. Johns Lutheran School