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Economic Development

St Croix River Highway - Copy (2)Located just east of the St. Croix River, about 30 miles from the Twin Cities of Minneapolis/St. Paul, the Village of Somerset is a community of nearly 3,000 residents in a county of 98,838 people. The Village offers the best of small-town living with city amenities within reach.

Somerset is growing thanks to a number of factors:
  • A new bridge on the main route to the Twin Cities
  • A robust and diverse local business climate means good manufacturing, office, medical and professional jobs close to home
  • A supportive local government with flexible zoning and permitting processes
  • Somerset School District is in the top 30% of districts in Wisconsin
  • The Apple River and surrounding area offer a wealth of outdoor recreational opportunities
  • Strong housing market
TID 5 Economic Development Opportunities
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Somerset Commerce Center
The new Somerset Commerce Center is a 45-acre development that has everything in place to welcome businesses of any industry to our industrious village. Learn more about our industrious village.
      • Excellent access to markets
      • A strong workforce 
      • Respected training and educational institutions
      • Competitive wages
      • State and local tax advantages
      • Supportive local government

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Centennial Farms Acres

A new, 160-acre property ready for commercial and residential development just a short distance from Minneapolis and St. Paul. If you are a developer deciding where to site your next residential project, the Village of Somerset is an idyllic setting and smart investment. Our pro-growth local government offers flexible permitting and zoning options and a supportive partnership model. Learn more about our thriving community.

Commercial Lots Available

Village of Somerset -Parcel Finder App

Village of Somerset - Comprehensive Plan (amended 12-8-18)

Plan Commission Forms: (Plan Commission Application, Application to Rezone, Conditional Use Permit Application)

For More Information

Robert Gunther
Public Works/Economic Development Director
Village offices: 715-247-3395

St Croix Economic Development Corp.