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
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
Electricity and water:
Rochester Public Utilities
4000 E River Rd. NE, Rochester, MN 55906
People’s Energy Cooperative
1775 Lake Shady Ave. S, Oronoco, MN 55960
Minnesota Energy Resources
1995 Rahncliff Ct #200, Eagan, MN 55122
Set up waste/recycling pick-up
Apply for a library card
Rochester Public Library
101 2nd St. SE, Rochester, MN 55904
Hook up internet, television, phone
Get familiar with our local publications
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.
The city’s award-winning, glossy monthly: Your city, your life, your magazine.
Call 507-285-7770, or click herefor subscription information.
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.
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