Plainview, Minnesota is a good place to visit and a great place to live! Located 22 miles northeast of Rochester, Minnesota, residents have the best of both worlds! Small town living with easy access to big-city amenities a short distance away!
Job openings are available in a variety of fields in Plainview or a short commute away in Rochester, Winona, Lake City or other area communities. And training and practical experience is available from a variety of institutions throughout the area.
New residents have their choice of homes in Plainview’s older sub-divisions, historic district or new housing developments. They can join civic and special-interest community groups, like the Community Theater, the Lions Club, or various church groups. Area parents organize and promote training, classes, leagues and tournaments for kids of all ages.
Plainview is the crossroads between three major recreation areas—the Whitewater River Valley and Carley State Park to the south, the Zumbro River Valley and Lake Pepin to the north, and the Mississippi River Valley to the east. In town, five city parks offer volleyball, tennis and basketball courts, playground equipment for school-age children, picnic shelters, a skating rink, baseball and softball fields, walking trails and a completely renovated swimming pool. Bowling, volleyball and softball leagues are open to all community members.