Windom, a lively, growing city, is the county seat of Cottonwood County. A transportation hub for the region, Windom is served by U.S. Highway 71 and Minnesota Highway 60. The city has a diverse economy including manufacturing, agriculture, medical and adult care facilities.
Windom’s historic courthouse square is the focal point for a variety of successful retail businesses. Windom has long been a safe, desirable community with excellent public services, schools, clubs, activities and events, many parks, lakes, a golf course and the Des Moines River. Each year the Windom’s residents are pleased to welcome visitors to their Riverfest celebration in June and the Cottonwood County Fair in August.