The City of Cold Spring is located in Central Minnesota approximately 14 miles southwest of the regional trade center St. Cloud on State Highway 23 and 65 miles northwest of the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area. The community, the sixth largest of 13 in Stearns County, includes approximately 2.6 square miles (1,673 acres) of land with a population of 3,788 and approximately 1,492 households, according to the 2007 State Demographer's estimate.  Important traffic corridors in the City include Highways 23, CSAH 2 and 50.  Interstate Highway 94 is within 10 miles of City limits.

Cold Spring is contained within the Sauk River Watershed District and within the political boundaries of US Congressional District 6 and MN Legislative District 14B.  The City is bordered by Wakefield Township.

View the links below for area maps.  Cold Spring City and Stearns County maps are also available at City Hall.

Regional.pdf View a regional map of Cold Spring's location in the state
City Business Map.pdf View a map with a directory of Cold Spring area businesses