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The Dodge County EDA is a dedicated group that seeks to expand upon the outstanding qualities already present in the county. Making Dodge County a more livable place by creating a welcoming environment for business and industry is our #1 priority. Whether you are thinking about moving your business into Dodge County, have been operating your company within the county for years, or would just like to discuss different business opportunities available in Dodge County, we are here to help!
Dodge County is located in southeastern Minnesota and includes six cities: Mantorville (county seat), Claremont, Dodge Center, Hayfield, Kasson, and West Concord. Only about an hour's drive south of the metropolitan area of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Dodge County is only minutes west of the third largest city in the state, Rochester (home of the world renowned Mayo Clinic), and minutes east of the city of Owatonna.
Boasting a vibrant and diverse economy, Dodge County is home to a range of industries from heavy manufacturing to some of the most fertile agricultural land in the world. Businesses of every kind and size have found success throughout the county. Located within a short distance of the Interstate 90 and 35 corridors, an international and municipal airports as well as access to freight rail, getting your product to market couldn't be simpler.
Dodge County is also a great place to live. With excellent schools, beautiful homes, and only minutes from some of the largest employers in the state, consider one of the wonderful communities of Dodge County your family's next home.