Waconia is a growing, prosperous community located in Carver County just 30 minutes from the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area (see map below). With a population of nearly 9000, the city combines small town warmth and cosmopolitan sophistication. We are proud of our strong school district, exceptional healthcare facilities and established industrial parks.
Waconia has a rich history and a population dedicated to preserving it. The city of Waconia borders the southern shores of Lake Waconia, adding a unique natural beauty and appeal also found in our parks and surrounding agricultural spaces. All these amenities combine to make Waconia a great place to live, work and play.
From our early childhood programs to our outstanding local schools, community eduction programs and even a four year college, there is opportunity for everyone. See the list of area schools and programs.
Waconia and the surrounding area are a great place to work. A wide range of employment and entrepenuerial opportuniites are available within our vibrant business community.
Lakeside tranquility, small town charm, a multitude of trails and parks offer relaxing outlets for times when you want to kick back. If you enjoy playing hard and adventuring with friends, Waconia has all types of lake recreation, outdoor competiitions, events and opportunities.
Call 952-442-5812, email or stop by the Waconia Chamber Office at 209 South Vine Street Waconia, MN 55387.
Ask us for a Relocation Pak that includes a list of attractions, utility information, voter and vehicle registration and more.