Albert Lea, MN

Town in Freeborn County, MN

Sponsors of Albert Lea, MN

Since the founding of our communities, organizations, businesses and citizens have stepped forward to build and serve their community. Click on any of the logos below to learn about those who made this website possible! If you would like to learn about becoming a sponsor CLICK HERE!

About Albert Lea, MN

The Land between the Lakes

In 1855, a small settlement sprang up along the northwest edge of a lake that Joseph Nicollet had named for Lieutenant Albert Lea. By 1856, the prosperous little village of Albert Lea was well on its way towards fulfilling a great future!

Today, the city of Albert Lea is located at the crossroads of Interstates 90 and 35, about 90 miles south of Minneapolis. Albert Lea is the county seat for Freeborn County, and its location at the crossroads of two interstates easily links it to most major Midwest markets while it serves as the proud home of notable industrial, retail, agricultural, and medical enterprises.

Downtown Albert Lea has the largest intact Commercial Historic District in the state of Minnesota and offers unique shopping and business opportunities in a scenic lakeside setting of lovely neighborhoods and parks. Albert Lea’s burgeoning cultural life includes annual festivals and events that draw visitors from a wide area. Visit Albert Lea for a nighttime and you just might want to stay for a lifetime!

Businesses of Albert Lea, MN

The businesses of our towns are truly the lifeblood of each community, click on any businesses below to learn about them, to learn how to add your business to your town and county page CLICK HERE!

Community Organizations of Albert Lea, MN

Small towns and rural communities throughout the Midwest are looking for ways to strengthen their economies, provide better quality of life, and build on local assets. Here you will find the organizations that stabilize, preserve, and revitalize the small towns and rural areas alike. To submit your organization to be included on your town and county page CLICK HERE!

Events of Albert Lea, MN

The small towns of the Midwest have long shared pride in their communities through festivals and events! Citizens from each community, working together, continue to offer entertainment options that not only appeal to their citizens, but visitors to their community! Below you will find festivals and events you are sure to want to attend! If you would like to have (DST) include an annual festival or event on your town and county page CLICK HERE!

Faith Communities of Albert Lea, MN

Throughout the years faith organizations have not only been an essential part of a town's religious life, but its community life. Below you will find stories about these organizations, If you would like to induct a faith organization to be added to your town and county page CLICK HERE!

Points of Interest of Albert Lea, MN

The communities of the Midwest have a lifestyle unique to their region — rich in history and points of interest like no other! Below you will find points of interest you are sure to want to visit! To nominate a landmark, historic location, museum, etc. as a point of interest on your county and region page CLICK HERE!

Freeborn County, MN

Visit our county page and you will learn about the contributions made by the citizens from our town and county (founders, business people, volunteers, entrepreneurs and military veterans). Here you will find information about our town and county's points of interest, festivals/events and faith community. You also will learn about the community organizations that have built and continue to build strong communities (chambers, community groups, and departments, etc) and much more when you visit the Freeborn County, MN page.

Citizens of Freeborn County, MN

The citizens from our towns for generations have exhibited a pride in community and a enterprising spirit! Click on any of the citizens below to learn more about them. To nominate a citizen to be added to your town and county page CLICK HERE!

Veterans of Freeborn County, MN

Veterans come from many walks of life and whether a veteran has severed two decades ago or two days ago, they have made our freedoms possible. Below you will find stories about many who have served. If you would like to nominate a veteran to be included on your town and county page CLICK HERE!