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Mendota Heights is a beautiful suburb of the Twin Cities, home to several attractive houses, townhomes, condos and apartment condos. The residential neighborhoods in Mendota Heights are located along the Mississippi River and Minnesota River, and residents enjoy easy access to the bluffs, nature preserves and wooded areas. Many Mendota Heights homes and real estate properties are located within a short drive from the regional highway system, making it easy for residents to commute to downtown Minneapolis, St. Paul and other parts of the city with ease.

Mendota Heights is the first ring southern suburb of the Twin Cities, and is ranked as one of the highest-income places in the United States. The area spans approximately ten square miles, and is served by Interstate Highway 35E, Interstate Highway 494, Minnesota Highway 55 and Minnesota Highway 110. One of the city’s major employers is Sun Country Airlines, headquartered right in the heart of Mendota Heights.

The city of Mendota Heights was incorporated as a village in 1956 and was officially named a city by 1974. The city has a rich history in European fur and trading industry, and is located a short drive from the historic village of Mendota, home to the American Fur Company post. The city shares National Register Historic Districts with the City of Mendota and Fort Snelling, including the Fort-Snelling-Mendota Bridge that was the world’s largest concrete bridge, spanning the Minnesota River in 13 equal arches.

Residents of Mendota Heights homes, townhomes and condos can enjoy a number of community events and activities throughout the year, including the Mendota Heights parks celebration, the annual Firefighters’ Dance, the National Night Out, Performances in the Parks, the Fishing Derby, and the Community-wide Spring Clean Up. The city also hosts a holiday lighting event each year.

Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy several adventure activities and recreational activities at nearby lakes and parks.  Mendota Heights is located a short drive from Friendly Marsh Park and the Somerset Country Club. It is also nestled between Hornbean Lake, Sunfish Lake, Copperfielld Ponds Park, Rogers Lake and several other small ponds and lakes that are well-suited for fishing, picnicking and nature walks.

Residents of Mendota Heights can learn about native wildlife, plants and nature with a day at Pike Island Park or the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area, also located a short drive west of the city. Both of these destinations are open year round and are perfect for skiing, fishing, hiking, biking and nature walks.

Since Mendota Heights is located less than a twenty-minute drive from heart of the Twin Cities, it is an attractive place to call home for working professionals, students, and families who want to enjoy the benefits of an upscale suburban lifestyle and have easy access to the city. If you’re interested in Mendota Heights real estate properties, use the Mendota Heights MN MLS search tool above to take a close look at the latest active listings and available properties. You’ll find a wealth of attractive Mendota Heights real estate properties to meet your needs, tastes and budget.

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