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West Saint Paul is located in Dakota County, just south of Saint Paul and the hub of the Twin Cities. The city is aptly named because it sits on the west bank of the Mississippi River, and is a beautiful, rural area with several attractive amenities. Many West St. Paul homes, condos and real estate properties are nestled with the lush green fields and rolling hills in the area, and some are within a short drive from beautiful lakes and parks.

The city of West St. Paul has been ranked the 97th lowest in taxes out of 109 communities, and is home to over 600 businesses, including an industrial park. It is a full-service city, and attracts all types of residents including working professionals, large families, retirees and students who commute to the Minneapolis and Saint Paul colleges and universities. It is served by several intra-city and inter-city bus lines, and is located a short drive from two international airports and the St. Paul Downtown Airport.

West Saint Paul real estate includes a diverse selection of well-maintained houses, and the city has established an official housing program that offers property improvement grants, vacant property grants, rehabilitation loans and other services. The city government is committed to maintaining and preserving the beautiful parks throughout the region, and is actively involved in several West St. Paul community development initiatives.

Residents of West Saint Paul homes, condos and real estate properties have access to fourteen parks, a municipal golf course, a public swimming pool and an ice arena. The city also serves as the home of the Southview Country Club, the Dodge Nature Center, and Thompson County Park. The Somerset Country Club is located a short drive southwest of the downtown area, and residents and visitors alike can also enjoy easy access to the Mendota Heights Par Three Golf Course.

Many West Saint Paul real estate properties are also located within a short walk or drive from newly-built retail centers and restaurants, including a SuperTarget, Lowes Home Improvement Center, Starbucks and Culver’s. Homes on Emerson Hill and the Wentworth Place Townhomes/Condos are just two attractive housing developments that make up the city’s attractive neighborhoods.

Outdoor enthusiasts and adventure seekers living in West St. Paul can enjoy easy access to Pickerel Lake located west of the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area, Crosby Lake in Crosby Lake Regional Park and Snelling Lake located in Fort Snelling  Park to the south. Many of the regional parks and public parks in the area are attractive destinations for hiking, fishing, boating, nature walks and camping throughout the year.

Since West Saint Paul is less than a ten-minute drive from downtown St. Paul, residents of West St. Paul homes, condos, apartments and other real estate properties can enjoy easy access to a number of attractions, popular dining destinations, shopping and entertainment.

West St. Paul offers a number of attractive housing options for all types of residents, and has become a popular choice for residents who want to enjoy the suburban lifestyle with easy access to the city. The city is easily accessible from Highway 52 and within a short drive from the connecting routes to Interstate 35E. Use the West St. Paul MLS search listing tool above to find the most attractive West St. Paul MN real estate properties for your needs and budget.

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