The City of Afton is located approximately fifteen miles east of downtown St. Paul, south of I-94 on the eastern border of Minnesota. Afton is nearly 25.6 square miles in size and contains a variety of diversified land uses including agricultural, rural residential and commercial districts - the latter primarily located in the Historic Village along the beautiful St. Croix River. Over 2800 residents enjoy Afton's unique, rural character.
The St. Croix River offers exceptional opportunities for boating and fishing, two marinas in town and even a boat launch ramp. The City also has a large, beautiful park in the old village where kids can play or you can sit and have a picnic. Afton has many fine shops and a variety of unique restaurants to make visiting Afton a perfect getaway.