Welcome to the Dawson Area! 
Below you’ll find information that’ll make your move to the region a smooth transition. Visit www.prairiewaters.com for more information on things to do, restaurants, local businesses events, community amenities and more!

Visitor and Relocation Guide

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Download and view the ONLY regional visitors and relocation guide in the four-county region. Guide includes information on city, county and state parks, fishing, hunting, shops, outdoor activities, healthcare, childcare, education, housing and highlights our counties and communities. 

Find all the info that will help ease the transition of moving into the area here! 


Houses for Sale

Area Realtors 

Renting in Dawson

  • 1433 Walnut Street, Dawson, MN 56232
  • 425 15th Street, Dawson, MN 56232
  • 247 North Third Street, Dawson, MN 56232
  • 1280 Locust Street, Dawson, MN 56232
  • 491 Sixth Street, Dawson, MN 56232
  • 384 Third Street, Dawson, MN 56232
  • 1059 Pine St, Dawson, MN 56232


Child Care

  • Dawson-Boyd Blackjack Babies Child Care provides a safe, stimulating, and caring environment for children ages six weeks to preschoolers. Our focus is to provide an encouraging educational experience, promoting social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development. Committed to the families we serve, we strive to give parents complete peace of mind, while being seen as a shining example of what a quality childcare center should be. 


  • Highly qualified staff -  student focused. Dawson-Boyd has a great staff that cares and promotes student success.
  • Student opportunities to excel - academically, athletically, and in the arts. Dawson-Boyd does a great job providing a well-rounded education!
  • Strong support and engagement with and from the community. Dawson-Boyd has great community support and people value education.