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The city of South St. Paul is located on  the southern edge of Saint Paul and is a family-friendly community that offers the best of suburban living with easy access to the Twin Cities metro area. South St. Paul MN homes, condos and real estate properties are located in several attractive neighborhoods, and within a short drive or walk to area bike trails, rivers, lakes and parks. Whether you’re a large family looking for a friendly neighborhood or a working professional looking to enjoy the suburban lifestyle, you’ll find a wealth attractive homes and real estate properties throughout South St. Paul.

South St. Paul is located southeast of West St. Paul, and once served as one of the major meat packing cities in the United States. This area was formerly inhabited by a band of the Dakota tribe located on the banks of the Mississippi River, and pioneers who ventured to the land west of the Mississippi soon called this area home. The city remained a small farming community until Charles Wilbur Clark realized that the area could be a valuable commercial district. The city flourished with the establishment of a grocery business, and many famous families soon moved into the area to build impressive homes throughout the community.

South St. Paul residents have access to several well-maintained historic churches. These include the Clark Memorial United Church of Christ, St. Mary’s Coptic Orthodox Church, St. Stephens Romanian Orthodox Church and the Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Residents of South St. Paul homes, condos and other real estate properties are employed by several major employers in the area, including Wells Fargo Bank, Dakota Premium Foods, Twin City Bagels, Hat Trick Liquors and the Waterous Company.

Many residents who enjoy outdoor activities including camping, hiking, fishing and skiing can enjoy easy access to several area parks  and lakes, including Friendly Marsh Park, the Mississippi National River Recreation Area, Pigs Eye Lake, Baldwin Lake and Spring Lake. South St. Paul is served by Interstate 494 and the Lafayette Freeway, and is within a short drive from the South Saint Paul Municipal Airport and the Saint Paul Downtown Holman Field.

Fort Snelling State Park and the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge are two other popular destinations for adventure seekers and outdoor enthusiasts. Both are located within a thirty-minute drive from South St. Paul, and provide many opportunities for wildlife viewing, camping, biking, hiking and nature walks. Fort Snelling State Park has several trails that link to Minnehaha Park and the Minnesota Valley National Refuge, and is a popular destination for canoeing, golfing, swimming and hiking on Pike Island.

When you’re searching for the perfect South St. Paul home, condo or other real estate properties, use the South St. Paul MN MLS listing search tool above to find the best match for your needs. Many South St. Paul real estate properties are located within a short walk or drive from area rivers and natural sites, and some are tucked inside a quiet, wooded setting. You’ll be able to search through dozens of South St. Paul MN active listings, and find the ideal home, condo unit or other property.

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