St. Cloud is a city in the U.S. state of Minnesota and the largest population centre in the state's central region. St. Cloud is the county seat of Stearns County and was named after the city of Saint-Cloud, France, which was named after the 6th century French monk Clodoald.
St. Cloud has a population of over 68,040 people. St. Cloud also forms part of the wider St. Cloud metropolitan area which has a population of over 201,093 people.