Are you new in town?Welcome to Rochester! Let's get acquainted. Rochester, Olmsted County's seat and Minnesota's third-largest city, sits aside Zumbro River's south fork, and spread outs for about 54 square miles. Here are seven things you need to do to get settled.

Update your address at the post office

Rochester:

1445 Valleyhigh Drive NW, 55901

102 S. Broadway, Ste 100, 55904

1224 Eastgate Drive SE, 55904

Byron:218 Byron Ave. N, 55920

Oronoco:10 N. Minnesota Ave., 55960

Stewartville:120 2nd St. SE, 55976

Kasson:14 E. Veterans Memorial Hwy., 55944

Update your driver's license and register to vote

Within 30 days of moving, visit the Department of Public Safety Driver and Vehicle Services (DVS).

Olmsted County Government Office

151 SE 4th St., Rochester, MN 55904

507-328-7630

Start utilities

Electricity and water:

Rochester Public Utilities

4000 E River Rd. NE, Rochester, MN 55906

507-280-1500

RPU.org

Electricity:

People’s Energy Cooperative

1775 Lake Shady Ave. S, Oronoco, MN 55960

507-367-7000

peoplesrec.com

Gas:

Minnesota Energy Resources

1995 Rahncliff Ct #200, Eagan, MN 55122

800-889-9508

minnesotaenergyresources.com

Set up waste/recycling pick-up

Advanced Disposal

507-281-5850, advanceddisposal.com

Sunshine Sanitation

507-285-5550, sunshinesanitation.us

Waste Management

877-480-4439, wm.com

Apply for a library card

Rochester Public Library

101 2nd St. SE, Rochester, MN 55904

507-328-2300

rochesterpubliclibrary.org

Hook up internet, television, phone

Charter Spectrum

855-757-7328, spectrum.com

CenturyLink

507-765-9999, centurylink.com

DirecTV

1-855-493-3473, directv.com

DISH Network

1-855-548-2369, usdish.com

Get familiar with our local publications

Post-Bulletin

You're reading it right now. Rochester's daily newspaper since 1925. Named Minnesota Newspaper Association's 2018 Daily Newspaper of the Year.

Call 507-285-7600, or click herefor subscription information.

Rochester Magazine

The city’s award-winning, glossy monthly: Your city, your life, your magazine.

Call 507-285-7770, or click herefor subscription information.

507

Southeastern Minnesota’s weekly premier what-to-do guide filled with arts, entertainment, food, drinks and more. 507 is inserted in the Post-Bulletin every Thursday and is distributed free at select locations around the city.

Click here to read 507 online.

Looking for other services?

Doctor

Dentist

Optometrist

Hair salon

Car repair

Grocery store

Keep the non-emergency police line handy: 507-328-6800