Windom functions as county seat and a transportation hub for the region. The City has a diverse economy including agriculture, manufacturing, medical care and adult care facilities. Along with a number of successful retail businesses, there are a growing number of national and international industries. Windom and its surrounding area have long been safe, desirable communities, featuring excellent public services, schools, clubs, activities and events, many parks, lakes and golf courses.


Windom is located along Minnesota Highway 60, a 4-lane connection between Minneapolis – St. Paul, Minnesota and Omaha, Nebraska.  This location offers excellent shipping routes and connectivity to national shipping networks.

High Speed Internet

Windom is located along the information highway. Numerous fiber networks run through Windom. There are multiple Tier 2 carriers which provide fiber to the home or business.


Windom is located along the scenic Des Moines River and the west side of Cottonwood Lake. The community features a new community center, developed parks system, city swimming pool, and a beautiful downtown square with shopping, greenspace, and dining.