Cannon Falls

History

Cannon Falls is a city in Goodhue County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 4,083 at the 2010 census. Located along U.S. Route 52 to the southeast of the Twin Cities, Cannon Falls may be best known as the home of Pachyderm Studio, where many famous musicians have recorded their music. Nirvana is probably the best known band to use the site. The group recorded In Utero at the studio.

Cannon Falls is named for the falls along the Cannon River and serves as the western trailhead for the Cannon Valley Trail. Colonel William J. Colvill, a hero of the Battle of Gettysburg, is buried in the Cannon Falls Cemetery. Two American presidents have visited the city. The first, Calvin Coolidge, visited in 1928 to dedicate the memorial erected in honor of Colonel Colvill. The second, Barack Obama, visited on August 15, 2011, to kick off the first day of his campaign for a second term.

NorthfieldWiFi expanded its high speed wireless broadband network in June of 2012. Our services are available to residents within the City of Cannon Falls as well as rural Cannon Falls. NorthfieldWiFi offers its services to residential and business customers alike. Our high speed broadband infrastructure has allowed local business owners stay connected no matter at home or at the office. The City of Cannon Falls relies on the speed and dependability that NorthfieldWiFi offers for it's day to day business opperations. In March NorthfieldWiFi installed a point to point wireless link for the Public Safetly building which connects it to City Hall.