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City of St. Paul Park: Schools & ISD 833

Realtor David Olson Client Review

The City of St. Paul Park, Minnesota is located within the South Washington County School District, which also serves the cities of Cottage Grove, Newport, Woodbury, Afton, Denmark, and Grey Cloud Island Township. The 84 square mile District 833 has a population of approximately 94,000, 17,600 of which attend schools within the district. Within St. […]

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City of St. Paul Park: Parks & Trails

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St. Paul Park is spread across 2.99 square miles of land and 0.59 square miles of water. Situated on the Mississippi River, the city offers a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities. With nine parks offering a variety of amenities, St. Paul Park has something for all ages. Abdella Memorial Park: This park, in a residential […]

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City of St. Paul Park: A Brief History

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Named after the “Father of his Country”, Washington County, Minnesota was founded in October 1858. In May 1858, Minnesota became a state. With about 1300 acres, St. Paul Park was established as an incorporated village in Newport Township in 1887-1888. Some of the first settlers in the area were Joseph Hugenin, R.S. Snow, and William […]

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City of St. Paul Park: Community Life

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St. Paul Park, Minnesota is situated in Washington County on the Mississippi River. Home to 5,332 residents, the City of St. Paul Park maintains a close-knit community. Located just five miles downstream from St. Paul, St. Paul Park is conveniently close to the metro area. St. Paul Park is a friendly, thriving community with a […]

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Community Life in North St. Paul Minnesota

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North St. Paul is home to over 12,000 residents who make up the city’s thriving community. Located in Ramsey County, North St. Paul’s community is one of the oldest, with the city’s official establishment dating back to 1887. Even though the suburb is located right next to large, bustling City of St. Paul, the community […]

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City of North St. Paul: Parks & Trails

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North St. Paul, Minnesota is home to an extensive parks and trail system. The city lies on just over 3 square miles of land, but maintains 8 different parks. Each of these parks offers unique amenities for residents of the city to enjoy throughout the year. Recently, the city of North St. Paul has been […]

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City of North St. Paul: Schools & ISD 622

Realtor David Olson Client Review

The North St. Paul, Minnesota community  is served by Independent School District 622. The district enrolls students in the communities of North St. Paul, Maplewood, Oakdale, Lake Elmo, Landfall, Pine Springs, and Woodbury. In total, the district serves over 74,000 residents over 42 square miles of land. Within North St. Paul itself, there are three […]

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City of North St. Paul: A Brief History

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The City of North St. Paul, Minnesota is one of the oldest suburbs in the entire state of Minnesota. The city was initially named Castle, after its founder Henry A. Castle. Castle was characterized for his many diverse activities. He is known for his role as a soldier in the Civil War and later as […]

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Community Life in West St. Paul Minnesota

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Located just 4 miles south of St. Paul and 11 miles east of Minneapolis, West St. Paul, Minnesota is home to almost 20,000 residents. Established in the late 19th century on the west bank of the Mississippi River, the small, family-friendly community of West St. Paul enjoys the beauty and tranquility of the country as […]

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CIty of West St. Paul: Parks & Trails

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West St. Paul, Minnesota has an area of 5.01 square miles, 4.91 square miles of which is land and 0.10 square miles of water.  Within the city, there are over 14 different parks offering a variety of amenities for all ages.  Some of the most popular parks include Garlough Park, Marthaler Park, Weschcke Park, Albert […]

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CIty of West St. Paul: School and ISD 197

Realtor David Olson Client Review

Students in West St. Paul are served by school district 197, which assists the community and surrounding areas, including Eagan and Mendota Heights. District 197 mission is to give children a lifelong passion for learning, provide them with the opportunity to reach their academic potential, and prepare them for their life ahead. District 197 serves […]

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City of West St. Paul: A Brief History

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The first inhabitants of West St. Paul were the Sioux and Mendota Indians. The Sioux people lived in the villages of Kaposia in what is now the east side of the city, while the Mendota people lived on the west. The date of their settlement is believed to have been several years before any white […]

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Community Life in South St. Paul Minnesota

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The city of South St. Paul is home to a little over 20,000 residents and is one of the few undiscovered treasures in the metro area. Located just 8 miles south of St. Paul, South St. Paul is a small community that has a family-friendly atmosphere.  Much of the small city’s community was formerly shaped […]

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City of South St. Paul: Parks & Trails

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South St. Paul, Minnesota is comprised of over 6 square miles of land. The city’s park system maintains 15 different park areas that cover over a total of 240 acres. The different park types include Community Parks, Neighborhood Parks, and Special Use Park Areas. South St. Paul residents enjoy outdoor recreational activities through the various […]

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City of South St. Paul: Schools & ISD 6

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Students in South St. Paul are served by South St. Paul Special School District 6, which was established in 1890 when voters established an independent Board of Education. Currently, the district serves around 3,500 students in two elementary schools, one secondary school, and an alternative learning center. The city is also home to two private […]

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City of South St. Paul: A Brief History

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The earliest inhabitants to the South Saint Paul area were the Mdewakanton Dakota Indians. The tribe’s members lived in a village known as Kaposia on the banks of the Mississippi River. However, in the years between 1851 and 1854, the Indians were moved from the area by the federal government in order to open the […]

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St. Paul Park Minnesota

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The city of St. Paul Park, Minnesota is located southeast of St. Paul and on the southwestern border of Washington County. Encompassing a total area of 3.58 square miles and home to over 5,300 residents, St. Paul Park is a medium-sized suburb. The city is located on the banks of the Mississippi River, providing scenic […]

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North St. Paul Minnesota

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North Saint Paul, Minnesota is a small town of 3 square miles that fringes upon the eastern edge of Ramsey County. Once a small manufacturing village, this city converted into a first-ring suburb. North Saint Paul truly upholds a small-town feel but simultaneously appreciates its part of a larger region. With over 125 years of history, […]

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St. Paul: West Side

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The West Side neighborhood is rich with diversity, as it has the largest concentration of Latino residents in the Twin Cities. The landscape extends from the River Flats which are home to many businesses to the Bluffs which offer magnificent overlooks of downtown Saint Paul and are home to some of Saint Paul’s premium older […]

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St. Paul: West Seventh

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Older neighborhood organizations and new neighborhood gathering spots, thriving entertainment in the Seven Corners area near downtown, and peaceful residential areas make the West Seventh neighborhood of around 10,000 residents a special place to live. West Seventh has miles of trails bordering the Mississippi that attach to downtown and provide excellent views, outstanding schools, a […]

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St. Paul: Union Park

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Situated in the western portion of the city of St. Paul, Union Park is a gathering of smaller neighborhoods including Merriam Park, Lexington-Hamline, and Snelling-Hamline. Though the neighborhood as a whole is mainly residential, Union Park includes several large sections of the Midway commercial and industrial areas along University Avenue. The Central Corridor Light Rail […]

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St. Paul: Thomas-Dale

Realtor David Olson Client Review

Thomas-Dale, with a population of 15,000, is Saint Paul’s most diverse neighborhood. This diversity is replicated not only in its local residents of many ethnicities, but in the amazing and unique shops, restaurants, and services that can also be found. University Avenue is the foremost commercial hub in the neighborhood, as it hosts about 100 […]

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St. Paul: Summit-University

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Summit-University is St. Paul‘s oldest neighborhood. The high river bluffs give the area its name. The Summit-University neighborhood, with a population of 16,000 residents, is culturally diverse, and home to people from Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia. Well-maintained homes and buildings from the late 1800’s flourished in the neighborhood, with popular and well-known landmarks all around. […]

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St. Paul: Summit Hill

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Summit Hill encompasses the eastern portion of Grand Avenue, between Macalester-Groveland to the west and Downtown to the east. It’s a more affluent neighborhood, and home to many students who attend nearby institutions. Summit Hill, which is one of the smaller neighborhoods in the city with a population of just over 6,500 residents, is a […]

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St. Paul: Saint Anthony Park

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The Saint Anthony Park neighborhood is nearby the University of Minnesota-St. Paul campus, and borders Northeast Minneapolis on the west and the Minnesota State Fairgrounds on the east. It has been host to three Minnesota governors: William Marshall, Andrew McGill, Elmer L. Andersen. In the late 1800’s the neighborhood held the estates for the well […]

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St. Paul: Payne-Phalen

Realtor David Olson Client Review

Payne-Phalen is a mainly residential neighborhood that is east of Interstate 35E. The neighborhood is named for its own Phalen Park, Lake Phalen, and Payne Boulevard, the main street. Payne-Phalen is the largest neighborhood in St. Paul, with 30,000 residents. Just a few minutes from downtown St. Paul, and ten miles from downtown Minneapolis, residents […]

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St. Paul: North End

Realtor David Olson Client Review

The North End is predominantly a residential neighborhood of 26,000, with convenient access to shops and restaurants along Rice Street and other small retail corridors. The North End neighborhood is home to several schools, parks, and recreation centers, resulting in a family-oriented neighborhood. The 18-mile Gateway Trail that attaches Saint Paul to Stillwater begins in […]

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St. Paul: Macalester-Groveland

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The Macalester-Groveland neighborhood is situated in western Saint Paul. With 18,000 residents, the neighborhood ranges east from the Mississippi River to Summit Hill. The neighborhood is a rich mixture of single-family homes with lively commercial strips. The Summit Avenue Historic District, with superb mansions from the late 1800’s, borders the northern boundary of the neighborhood. […]

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St. Paul: Highland Park

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Highland Park is a neighborhood in St. Paul‘s southwestern portion. It is bordered by the Mississippi River on the west, south, and east, and Macalester-Groveland to the north. Highland Park Tower is the main local landmark. Highland Park was at one point the site of a large Ford Motor Company plant, and there are current […]

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St. Paul: Hamline-Midway

Realtor David Olson Client Review

The Hamline-Midway neighborhood is renowned for being active, family-oriented, and full of amenities. Hamline University and more than ten other educational institutions are scattered throughout the neighborhood, attracting students from around the metro area. Several civic groups speak to local issues from urban greening to engaging youth and elders. Shops, parks, recreation centers, restaurants, and […]

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St. Paul: Greater East Side

Realtor David Olson Client Review

The Greater East Side neighborhood is situated between the Saint Paul‘s largest and most densely populated city districts and contains 28,000 residents, most of them middle-class. The neighborhood is located in the northeast corner of St. Paul, with the city of Maplewood bordering it. The Greater East Side neighborhood offers suburban luxuries that are just […]

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St. Paul: Downtown

Realtor David Olson Client Review

The majority of people believe that the Downtown neighborhood’s borders are Interstate 94 to the north and Kellogg Boulevard and the Mississippi River to the south. However, the legitimate border of the neighborhood is a little further north, at University Avenue. Downtown St. Paul is know as an arts, amusement, and business center, as well […]

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St. Paul: Dayton’s Bluff

Realtor David Olson Client Review

Dayton’s Bluff is a neighborhood on the east side of the Mississippi in the southeast part of Saint Paul. It is a historic neighborhood of almost 17,000 with exceptional views of the skyline, the Mississippi River and even downtown St. Paul, and is just fifteen minutes outside of the heart of Minneapolis. Dayton’s Bluff is […]

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St. Paul: Conway-Battle Creek-Highwood Hills

Realtor David Olson Client Review

The Conway-Battle Creek-Highwood Hills neighborhood is located on the south-east end of St. Paul, bordering the Greater East Side Neighborhood to the north, the city of Maplewood to the east, and the Mississippi River on the west. Although just two miles from downtown, this residential neighborhood has a more suburban feel, as it is a […]

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St. Paul: Como

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Not to be confused with the Como neighborhood in Minneapolis, the Como neighborhood in St. Paul is an attractive and peaceful residential neighborhood with a population of almost 12,000 residents. The neighborhood encompasses Como Park, and contains many features such as Lake Como, the Como Zoo, and the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. The State Fairgrounds are […]

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St. Paul Minnesota

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The city of St. Paul, commonly referred to as “the most livable city”, is one of the largest and most famous cities within the state of Minnesota. As the state’s capitol, St. Paul holds a special significance among the hearts of Minnesota residents. Encompassing an area of over 56 square miles and acting as the […]

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City of St. Paul: Parks & Trails

Realtor David Olson Client Review

The city of St. Paul, Minnesota is home to a wide array of parks. Ranging from massive, regional parks, to tiny, neighborhood offerings, residents and visitors alike have plenty of options to explore. With amenities available for those seeking both active and passive forms of outdoor recreation, there are seemingly endless opportunities to have fun […]

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City of St. Paul: Community Life

Realtor David Olson Client Review

The city of St. Paul, Minnesota is a vast, dynamic city. With 17 unique neighborhoods, each of which containing their own distinct communities and amenities, there are plenty of different lifestyles to choose from. The following article provides a brief overview of each individual neighborhood and the lifestyle found within. Not to be confused with […]

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City of St. Paul: A Brief History

Realtor David Olson Client Review

Saint Paul is the second biggest city in the state of Minnesota, the county head for Ramsey County, and home of the state capitol. The source and evolution of the city’s growth was a result of Fort Snelling, the first main United States military presence in the state, and because of its position along the […]

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City of St. Paul: Schools & District 625

Realtor David Olson Client Review

Saint Paul Public Schools is one of Minnesota’s larger school districts and serves more than 39,000 students. Well trained and extremely devoted staff, trailblazing academic programs, and strong community support are among the district’s highlights. The student population is diverse, with students who speak more than 125 languages and dialects. There are over 25 elementary […]

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