Albertville

Albertville

Welcome to Albertville! Find Your Place Here.

Albertville’s motto is “Small town living. Big city life.” Located halfway between the Twin Cities and the St. Cloud metropolitan area, Albertville is a thriving community to live, work, and visit. Check out homes for sale in Albertville, MN today.

Staying close to their roots, the close-knit Albertville community prides itself on being a friendly city. With the amenities of the city and the small town feel, you are guaranteed to find a plethora of activities for the whole family, excellent schools, low crime rates, and a variety of beautiful parks and trails. If you are looking for homes for sale in Albertville, check out our Albertville real estate listings below!

39 Active Homes For Sale  |  Median Home Price $292,900
Recreation

The city of Albertville is dedicated to providing quality green space and recreational activities to their residents. With eleven parks, a variety of walking paths, playgrounds, athletic fields, and a park shelter, there’s no shortage of things to do outdoors including our Friendly City Days held every June. During the winter the city maintains three skating rinks including a full sized hockey rink, all in addition to the indoor ice arena operated year-round. Whether you want to skate, picnic, or play, the parks and recreation department of Albertville has you covered.

Shopping

If you love to shop and love designer deals, Albertville is the place for you. The city is home to the famous Albertville Premium Outlets mall, which is filled with designer labels available at discount prices. Whether you’re looking for clothing, shoes, luggage, home goods, or anything in-between, the Premium Outlets has a store for you—from Adidas to Guess to Lululemon Athletica and so much more.

Dining

Albertville’s dining scene has something for absolutely everyone. Whether you’re in search of out-of-this-world eats or an old favorite, you’ll find it here. Space Aliens Grill & Bar serves up everything from pizza to baked potatoes to steaks. Looking for something more traditional? Check out Neighbors Eatery & Saloon for a hand-pattied burger or a bowl of homemade soup.

Green/Environmental

The city of Albertville is proud to be a Minnesota GreenTown. This designation means that the community does what it can to institute sustainable policies and practices wherever possible. The city provides composting and recycling services to residents as well as hosting a Farmer’s Market, helping to promote sustainable, local eating.

Schools

Two school districts provide educational services to the citizens of Albertville:

  • St. Michael Albertville (ISD #885): This district prides itself on its rigorous educational standards and excellence throughout all schools and facilities. The district has been recognized as a winner of the Minnesota Scholastic Art Award.
  • Elk River (ISD #728): Elk River Public Schools has been recognized for excellence in academics, art, and athletics, with test scores continually exceeding national averages.
Transportation

Metro Transit provides Park and Ride lots in nearby Elk River and in Maple Grove that Albertville residents can take advantage of to commute into the downtown districts of the Twin Cities.

Local Government

The local governing body in Albertville is the City Council. The council consists of five members including the mayor and four council members—all elected at large. The Mayor serves a two-year year term and the council members serve alternating four-year terms, with local elections held every two years. The City Council delegates the policies and ordinances that are administered by the City Staff.

City History

The city of Albertville began its history as a small town site named Hamburg in 1881. That same year, the Minneapolis and Northwestern Railroad Company purchased a strip of land in the area, which connected Hamburg to the Clearwater area. By 1882, the railroad connected the area to St. Cloud as well. The town was renamed St. Michael’s Station and in 1902 was incorporated into a village. As further developments, including the Church of St. Albert, continued the suggestion was given to change the name to Albertville, and in 1919 the name was legally changed.

The city of Albertville is dedicated to providing quality green space and recreational activities to their residents. With eleven parks, a variety of walking paths, playgrounds, athletic fields, and a park shelter, there’s no shortage of things to do outdoors including our Friendly City Days held every June. During the winter the city maintains three skating rinks including a full sized hockey rink, all in addition to the indoor ice arena operated year-round. Whether you want to skate, picnic, or play, the parks and recreation department of Albertville has you covered.

If you love to shop and love designer deals, Albertville is the place for you. The city is home to the famous Albertville Premium Outlets mall, which is filled with designer labels available at discount prices. Whether you’re looking for clothing, shoes, luggage, home goods, or anything in-between, the Premium Outlets has a store for you—from Adidas to Guess to Lululemon Athletica and so much more.

Albertville’s dining scene has something for absolutely everyone. Whether you’re in search of out-of-this-world eats or an old favorite, you’ll find it here. Space Aliens Grill & Bar serves up everything from pizza to baked potatoes to steaks. Looking for something more traditional? Check out Neighbors Eatery & Saloon for a hand-pattied burger or a bowl of homemade soup.

The city of Albertville is proud to be a Minnesota GreenTown. This designation means that the community does what it can to institute sustainable policies and practices wherever possible. The city provides composting and recycling services to residents as well as hosting a Farmer’s Market, helping to promote sustainable, local eating.

Two school districts provide educational services to the citizens of Albertville:

  • St. Michael Albertville (ISD #885): This district prides itself on its rigorous educational standards and excellence throughout all schools and facilities. The district has been recognized as a winner of the Minnesota Scholastic Art Award.
  • Elk River (ISD #728): Elk River Public Schools has been recognized for excellence in academics, art, and athletics, with test scores continually exceeding national averages.

Metro Transit provides Park and Ride lots in nearby Elk River and in Maple Grove that Albertville residents can take advantage of to commute into the downtown districts of the Twin Cities.

The local governing body in Albertville is the City Council. The council consists of five members including the mayor and four council members—all elected at large. The Mayor serves a two-year year term and the council members serve alternating four-year terms, with local elections held every two years. The City Council delegates the policies and ordinances that are administered by the City Staff.

The city of Albertville began its history as a small town site named Hamburg in 1881. That same year, the Minneapolis and Northwestern Railroad Company purchased a strip of land in the area, which connected Hamburg to the Clearwater area. By 1882, the railroad connected the area to St. Cloud as well. The town was renamed St. Michael’s Station and in 1902 was incorporated into a village. As further developments, including the Church of St. Albert, continued the suggestion was given to change the name to Albertville, and in 1919 the name was legally changed.

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