(We Welcome You!)

 

Welcome to Montgomery. Whether you are just visiting or looking for a new place to call home for your family or business, we hope the information here will help you learn more about our special place we are proud to call "home."

We invite you to explore the rich opportunities and the "good life" that Montgomery offers you.

Excellent education, health care, business and recreational facilities, and the stable family environment of open country spaces are some of the reasons why people move to Montgomery. Located just far enough from the shadow of the Twin Cities/Metro area to be a community of its own, yet close enough to provide quick access to what the metro area has to offer. In its rural setting, Montgomery is quiet and safe, yet conveniently located only 35 minutes halfway between Burnsville and Mankato.

 

Make Yourself Right at Home

The rich history of Montgomery goes back to 1856 when an influx of immigrants settled and cleared this area known as the "Big Woods." Czech immigrants predominated. Still today, the largest Czech population in Minnesota is found in the Montgomery area.

Those early settlers left behind a rich legacy of proud ethnic heritage, hard work, perseverance, a strong code of ethics, and a will to progress. That heritage is still carried on in our community today. Montgomery is a growing, progressive city surrounded by some of the richest farmland in Minnesota.

 

History of Montgomery
 
Montgomery is at the heart of a beautiful area of tree-covered rolling hills and lakes and streams. The southeastern region of the state, originally settled by Indians, was a part of the extensive forest known as "The Big Woods."
 
Between 1856 and 1860, a number of Czech, German and Irish families began to settle in the area. Within the following 20 years, the number of Czech pioneers settling here made the township the largest Czech-populated area in Minnesota.
 
The area's Czech heritage plays a major role in the area's development and community life.
 

 


 

For more information, contact

Montgomery Area Community Club

 

e-mail: kolackydays@frontier.com

 


 

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