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Minnetonka, MN

Minnetonka, MN

Minnetonka, MN

Moving to Minnetonka, MN

Where is Minnetonka? It’s located in Hennepin County, Minnesota and is only eight miles west of Minneapolis via I-394 E. If a move to Minnetonka is in your plans you may be interested to know that it is home to the country’s largest privately owned company, Cargill, and that its name originates from the language of the Dakota Indians, meaning “great water”. Minnetonka has much to offer its residents, and with a population of around 49,735 it has just enough connection to the big-city life to make it exciting, and just enough friendly citizens to make it comfortable. Welcome to Minnetonka, we think you’ll like it here!

The weather in Minnetonka. The weather in Minnetonka is expected from the north. Residents and visitors experience freezing winters and mild summers. Average temperatures range as low as 12 degrees and slowly rise to low 30’s during the winter months, and the upper 50’s-lower 70’s in the summer months. Say hello to snow if you’re moving to Minnetonka, which has approximately 50 inches annually! Rain, on the other hand, reaches about 27 inches annually, with the most falling in July at 3.7 inches.

Getting around in Minnetonka. Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport is within 30 miles of the Minnetonka city center, as well as an Amtrak station. 83% of Minnetonka residents drive to work. Taking I-394 E and I-94 E, Saint Paul is just 28 minutes from the city by car and Plymouth just 12 minutes via I-494 N.

Playing in Minnetonka. The weekend brings several fun opportunities for residents of Minnetonka. Those willing can make the trip to Bloomington, merely 18 minutes away, can enjoy all that the Mall of America has to offer, the ultimate destination for the shopping-savvy and adventurous. Otherwise, the city manages as many as 96 public turf grounds, including 17 athletic fields, 20 hockey/skating rinks for winter fun, and 81 miles of maintained exercise and sport trails and sidewalks. Local shopping centers include Ridgedale Center, which features a Macy’s, Sephora, and an Apple Store.

Dining in Minnetonka. No matter the meal, Minnetonka has you covered when it comes time to dine. For great service, homespun cuisine, and generous portions all for a great price, Crossroads Delicatessen is the place to go. Enjoy lunch or brunch with the kids or the gang, as well as great hours and a full bar—try the Matzo-Ball Soup! Spasso is the premier Italian restaurant in Minnetonka. One truly can’t go wrong with the quantity and quality of the cuisine at such an affordable price—try the gluten-free pizza! Finally, there’s Pairings Food & Wine Market, an American restaurant and combined market that has a trendy atmosphere and food worth the price. The menu is seemingly endless with mouth-watering choices, and the beer and wine selection is top notch. Try the Butternut Squash Panini!

Helpful Links for Moving to Minnetonka, Minnesota
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Relocation Information

The service center for Minnetonka, MN is located in Eagan, MN.

Information about Minnetonka, MN

Est. Population: 49734
County: Hennepin
Latitude: 44.9333
Longitude: -93.4833
Zip Codes: 55305