8.1 out of 10

Lake Elmo

44.9993188938197 -92.90236542598
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5/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 4/5
  • Pest Free 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 3/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 5/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 2/5
  • Medical Facilities 4/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 3/5

"Small Town Feel - Picturesque, Peaceful & Great for Outdoors Enthusiasts!"

Lake Elmo is a gem of a community! It's just a hop and skip from St. Paul, but yet, once you are there - it feels like your miles away from the cities! Rural in nature, peaceful, family-oriented, lots of outdoor space, cross country ski trails, bike trails, horse trails, tubing hills, lots of lakes for fishing, and boating..........something for everyone! Nature is in ABUNDANCE in Lake Elmo, families often see deer and wild turkey roaming through their neighborhood - simply BEAUTIFUL.

"Lake Elmo Homes & Real Estate"

Lake Elmo City is located in Washington County in the state of Minnesota. A large portion of the city of Lake Elmo is maintained as farmlands which gives the city its rustic, rural ambiance. The place has a lot of amazing things to offer especially to potential residents.
When it comes to education, Lake Elmo is served by the Stillwater School District. Some of the schools in the city include Lake Elmo Elementary School and Oakland Jr. High School which has become one of the very first beneficiaries of Apple’s One to One laptop Program. Serving students within the Lake Elmo vicinity is the Rasmussen College-Lake Elmo campus. The school offers bachelor and associate degree courses and is focused on specific fields of learning such as business, design, technology, criminal justice, nursing, and other health sciences.
There are 18 parks in the Lake Elmo district. The Sunfish Lake Park and Washington County’s Regional Lake Elmo Park Reserve are the two largest parks here. The entire Lake Elmo park system offers various exciting activities such as skiing, horseback riding, organized sports, picnics, and other outdoor opportunities. Although all parks in the Lake Elmo provide recreational facilities, each is unique in its own way. Some of the parks in the area include Carriage Station Park, Demontreville Park, Heights Park, Heritage Park, Homestead Park, Kleis Park, Lake Jane Hills Park, Lions Park, and Pebble Park.
Other attractions within the Lake Elmo vicinity include the Oakdale Gun Club, Washington County Fair, Lake Elmo Event Center, Tartan Park Recreation Center, St Croix Meadows Greyhound Park, Indian Mounds Park, Fitzgerald Theater, Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, Xcel Energy Center - Minnesota Wild, and a lot more. The Ordway Center hosts a variety of event like for instance Broadway musicals, opera, orchestra, and other cultural performances. You can also visit the Minnesota State Capitol which is only 12 miles away from the center of Lake Elmo. This is where the Minnesota House of Representatives, the Minnesota Senate, and the Office of the Governor is all housed in. about the same distance is the Wilfrid Laurier University which is named after the seventh Prime Minister of Canada.
The city is wonderful place to rear your children. Aside from its excellent schools, the city is a mixed rural and urban area where you can find tranquility and everything that you need at the same time. Very few can match the serenity and amenities that Lake Elmo can offer and it the place ha always been regarded as one of the best places to live in the country. Aside from the various commercial establishments and the amazing natural spots all over the city, the warmth of the people of Lake Elomo is truly the best.

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