The City of Rosemount is 15 miles south of the Twin Cities metropolitan area. With land area of nearly 36 square miles, Rosemount residents enjoy the advantages of living in a community with both a small town and large metropolitan city atmospheres. Unusual for a city of its size, Rosemount combines industry, agriculture, and agricultural research with a rapidly growing residential community providing an excellent environment in which to live and work. The western part of Rosemount exhibits a dynamic, expanding residential community with an older, yet vital, commercial center at its heart. Housing options include single family homes, townhomes, condominiums, and affordable housing. Residential developments with hundreds of homes are currently under development, and this pattern of growth will continue for years to come. Rosemount is a close-knit community in touch with the urban environment. Rosemount is a community rich with resources: undeveloped land; easy access to Minneapolis, St. Paul, and other major markets; quality education; and friendly residents.