Watertown is the regional retail center for northeast South Dakota and western Minnesota with a retail trade area of more than 100 miles in any direction and a customer draw of 100,000+. It also draws 75,000+ for healthcare services.
The Redlin Art Center (pictured top) is home to works made famous by artist Terry Redlin and is located nearby drawing over 150,000 visitors annually. Watertown is also home to Bramble Park Zoo, Dakota Sioux Casino, Lake Area Technical Institute-voted 1 of the top 5 two-year colleges in the nation, and award-winning artist Josh Spies. Watertown is the gateway to the Glacial Lakes Region known widely for its fantastic hunting and fishing and is located on the primary route between the Twin Cities and the Missouri River.