City of Red Wing

Living in Red Wing

Living in Red WingWhat Sets Red Wing Apart From Other Cities?

Red Wing has some special features that set it apart - and not just the obvious such as the Mississippi River, the bluffs, hanging flower baskets and a quaint Victorian downtown. The city is home to an unusual mix of businesses and institutions. The list includes a world renowned 100-yearold shoe company, a correctional facility, two incinerators, a double-reactor nuclear plant, Mdewakanton Sioux Indian reservation, a casino and U.S. Lock & Dam No. 3. The city enjoys a working riverfront as well as two bustling harbors. Up to 7,000 loaded barges transporting more than 10 million tons of products pass through the dam just north of Red Wing every season. Farm products account for at least half of that, followed by chemicals and crude materials. The shipping season typically runs from mid-March through late November. U.S. Lock & Dam No. 3 is among the busiest on the Upper Mississippi River.

Community Living Nearly 16,300 people call Red Wing their homes. With master-planned neighborhoods and numerous housing options, Red Wing provides an outstanding quality of life which has become synonymous with the city. Red Wing is a full-service city, meaning that the municipality has dedicated police, fire and utility services to efficiently serve its residents. With a favorable environment and structure, Red Wing has attracted numerous businesses. Red Wing's Port Authority continues to connect new businesses with resources in the community. The local Chamber of Commerce also plays an important role in economic development. Not only can people live and work in Red Wing, but there are numerous recreational opportunities as well. From the Parks and Recreation Programs to cutting-edge facilities, there truly is something for everyone.


Red Wing Housing and Redevelopment Authority
428 W. 5th Street
Red Wing Housing & Redevelopment Authority

Health Care

Fairview Red Wing Medical Center
651.267.5000 or 1.866.297.9215
701 Fairview Blvd
Fairview Red Wing Medical Center

Red Wing Health Center
1412 West 4th Street
The Health Center offers care to adults of all ages and provides physical, occupational and speech therapy.

Public Transportation

Hiawathaland Transit / HART
Toll Free - 866-623-7505
Public Transportation

Nursing Homes

Fairview Seminary Home
906 College Avenue

Fairview Seminary Home, an 85-bed, long-term care facility located in a wooded residential neighborhood in Red Wing, is home for many adults who find it difficult to live a totally independent lifestyle either for long-term or traditional care.

St. Brigid’s at Hi-Park
213 Pioneer Road

St. Brigid’s at Hi-Park is a community which provides independent apartments, an assisted-living plan, memory care services and an 65-bed skilled nursing facility where residential and rehabilitative care is offered in an atmosphere of comfort and security.

Ebenezer at Fairview Red Wing
470 Fairview Boulevard

Ebenezer at Fairview features a range of living options including independent living, assisted living and leading edge memory care with services and amenities tailored to specific needs.


Real Estate

Coldwell Banker Nybo & Associates Real Estate
2809 South Service Drive
Coldwell Banker Nybo & Associates

Counselor Realty of Red Wing
107 Hill Street #B
Counselor Realty

Edina Realty
139 Tyler Road South
Edina Realty

Lawrence Realty and Construction
610 Main Street
Lawrence Realty and Construction

RE/MAX of Red Wing
Historic Pottery District
2345 Old West Main Street
RE/MAX of Red Wing 

Star Realty
910 Main Stree
Star Realty - Siewert Construction

Tittle Real Estate
2000 West Main Street
Tittle Real Estate

Red Wing Property Management Company - Property Management & Rentals
651.206.1761 201 East Ave, Suite A
Red Wing Property Management Company

Schools, Colleges & Library

Red Wing High School students place in the top fifth percentile on PSAT scores which contributes to Red Wing’s placement in the top ten schools in Minnesota. Post secondary education is available within the city’s limits offering more than 70 diverse programs.

Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies
154 Tower View Drive
Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies

Minnesota State College- Southeast Tech
308 Pioneer Road
Southeast Tec

Red Wing Public Schools, Distric 256
2451 Eagle Ridge Drive
District 256

Other Resources

Red Wing Public Library
225 East Ave.
Red Wing Public Library

Food Shelf
388.9302 or 385.7521 after hours
1755 Old West Main St.
Red Wing Food Shelf

Donating your own fresh fruits and vegetables to the Red Wing Area Food Shelf, located at 1755 Old West Main St, is easy! Just stop in during any open hours.

The Food Shelf is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Fridays from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. During those hours, volunteers are available to accept produce and other goods.

Everything Red Wing

County of Goodhue

Red Wing Downtown Main Street
Hello and welcome to Red Wing Downtown Main Street. Our mission is to bring you, your business, your friends and relatives to beautiful downtown Red Wing, Minnesota. Our lovely historic downtown district is a popular destination not only for tourists, but for also for those of us who live, work, shop, eat and play here!

Minneosota High-Speed Rail