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Cottage Grove Police Department
Craig Woolery(Director of Public Safety)
7516 80th St S,
Cottage Grove, MN, 55016

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The city of Cottage Grove, also called "The Original Grove" encompasses the following counties: Washington. Cottage Grove's government type is Mayor-Council. It is comprised of the Mayor, who is currently Myron Bailey.

Cottage Grove encompasses land area: 33.62 sq mi (87.08 km2), water area: 3.86 sq mi (10.00 km2)  10.30%. The elevation is 814 ft (248 m) above sea level. According to the 2010 United States Census, the local population is 34,589. This equates to a population density of 1,028.8/sq mi (397.2/km2). The local time zone is Central (UTC−6).

Local area codes are 651. The Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code for the city is 27-13456, which is used in computer filings when non-government agencies and contractors fulfill government contracts. Additional information and the official website of the city is found at www.cottage-grove.org.

Cottage Grove /ˌkɒtɨdʒ ˈɡroʊv/ is a city located 8 miles (13 km) south of Saint Paul in Washington County in the State of Minnesota. The city lies on the north bank of the Mississippi River, north of a backwash from the confluence with the Saint Croix River. Cottage Grove and nearby suburbs form the southeast portion of Minneapolis-Saint Paul, the sixteenth largest metropolitan area in the United States, with about 3.5 million residents. The population of Cottage Grove was 34,589 at the 2010 census.

The city is a bedroom community of Saint Paul and to a lesser extent Minneapolis linked by U.S. Highways 10 and 61 (co-signed). Once a rural township known for the state's first creameries and wheat production, the area was served by rail lines, river shipping, and grist mills. The primary settlers were from New England and left their architectural influence, which is preserved today.