Waseca is a Dakota word meaning rich, especially in provisions.
The Waseca community was settled during the great westward expansion of the United States, by pioneers and entrepreneurs, discovering rich fertile soil for agriculture and sustainability, creating a hub of entrepreneurial spirit. Nestled in the heart of southern Minnesota, Waseca celebrates its rich history which motivates the community towards excellence in many facets well into the future. We can only imagine the possibilities!
Discover Waseca and experience a city full of opportunity and fun. We are fortunate to have two beautiful lakes in our city. Fishing, boating and swimming paradise.
We have a great quality of life in Waseca, great business support, affordable housing and a safe loving environment. We welcome your business here!
Waseca is a hub for medical, financial, manufacturing and shopping in Southern Minnesota. Our rich traditions and our role in history are cherished here, yet the drive to become a modem active and growing city is apparent. We invite you to tour our city museums, festivals, outdoor recreation, family owned businesses and fine neighborhood shops.
Waseca is the seat of Waseca County. The county population is 19,526 and the city has a population of 9,410. Our diversity for employment ranges from government, manufacturing, education and health services