Get Hooked on Preston, MN

October 25th, 2023 10:50 AM by Roxanne Johnson

Preston is an easy town to “Get hooked on.” Known for their Trout Days celebration, Preston sets beautifully on the Root Rivers as the county seat of Fillmore Count. Preston offers various job opportunities and community attractions, and a hometown feel to the community.

Preston’s community boasts numerous businesses available to you, to fit your lifestyle and daily needs. Active Businesses in Preston include:

  1. Grocery Store, Hardware Store, Dollar Store
  2. Clinic, Pharmacy, Ambulance, Fire Department, Senior Housing
  3. Floral & Gift Shop, Antique Store
  4. Restaurants, Liquor Store, Bowling Alley
  5. Automotive Repair, Gas Stations, Body Shop
  6. Bank, Attorneys Office, Accountant, Insurance
  7. Library, Parks, Bike Trail, Golf Course, Bait Shop, Fishing, Kayaking, Canoeing, Tubing, National Trout Center, Tennis Court, Historic Forestville, Mystery Cave, Forestville  State Park (Hiking, Horseback riding, and camping), Tack Store
  8. Hotel & Motel Lodging, Camping  
  9. Childcare Center & Elementary School
  10. State Veterans Cemetery, Serviceman’s Club & Veteran’s Home to Come

Preston is home to many community organizations for all ages with community events and celebrations; as well as various organizations for a variety of interests including several recreational activities, an active community foundation, churches, and volunteer EMS.

Take one visit to Preston and you will “get hooked on” the lifestyle Preston has to offer. Their Economic Development Board welcomes businesses. While the small town offers several necessities and businesses to support, it is an easy drive to Rochester MN or La Crosse WI. Preston is a Telecommuter-Friendly city, a designation given to communities that have committed to coordinating with broadband providers, realtors, employers, and others to promote the availably of telecommuting options. Love where you live, work where you live, keep it simple!


Here’s why people of the Preston community love where they live...

“Easy access to the Root River for fishing, and the trail for walking.”

“Working locally saves me so much time, no commute!” 

“Supporting my friends in their business adventures.” 

“The simplicity of it, less distractions. The further off the map the better.” 

“People know, care and support each other.”

“Tight knit community support.”



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Posted by Roxanne Johnson on October 25th, 2023 10:50 AM

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