Scott County Homes for Sale is your premiere resource for property listings and information on Scott County! Named in honor of General Winfield Scott, this Minnesota county is home to approximately 128,937 – the population of some Minneapolis-Saint Paul Metro Area cities! That may seem small, but Scott County is one of the fastest growing counties in the state, having increased its population by 55% since 1990. The Scott County seat is Shakopee.
Scott County is trying to manage its growth responsibly, advocating for progressive development concepts and the preservation of open space, natural areas, and agricultural land. As a result, though Scott County developing quite a mix of commercial, industrial, and housing in its suburban areas, it is still primarily rural. Scott County contains such Minnesota cities as Belle Plaine, Jordan, Elko New Market, New Prague, and Prior Lake. Scott County is the home to unique destinations including Canterbury Park, Murphy's Landing, Elko Speedway, Mystic Lake Casino, the Renaissance Festival, Valleyfair Amusement Park, and the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge. Major roadways through the county include Interstate 35 and U.S. Highway 169.
Though Scott County is mostly rural, it is still close enough to the Twin Cities that it offers a wide a variety of real estate options. Homes for sale in Scott County come in a range of architectural types and styles, from typical suburban ramblers and split-levels in Savage to older, unique farmhouses in Sand Creek Township. Whether you are new to the area or thinking about making a big move, contact us today for more information from your Scott County Real Estate Experts!