7.2 out of 10

North St. Paul

45.0196521280102 -92.9953124326948
Great for
  • Clean & Green
  • Cost of Living
  • Internet Access
  • Parking
  • Peace & Quiet
Not great for
  • Medical Facilities
  • Resale or Rental Value
  • Eating Out
  • Gym & Fitness
  • Nightlife
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4/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 4/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 3/5
  • Nightlife 4/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 2/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 4/5
  • Parking 4/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Public Transport 4/5

"Extraordinary Small town in the cities"

Great neighborhoods with plenty of parks for the entire family. Summer time in North St Paul Downtown is great fun. Enjoy the cars lined up and down the main street on Fridays nights (June thru part of Sept) "History Cruzer", listen to a variety of music and come for the food. Also, during the summer months June- Aug there are Concerts in the Park and Gateway trail.
North St. Paul is one of 11 Minnesota cities to have a wind turbine to create clean, renewable electricity under the “Hometown WindPower” program. Not to mention the Awesome landmark of the Giant Snowman!
4/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 4/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Eating Out 2/5
  • Nightlife 2/5
  • Parks & Recreation 3/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 4/5
  • Lack of Traffic 4/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 5/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 4/5
  • Public Transport 3/5
  • Medical Facilities 4/5

"A conveniently affordable place to live"

North St. Paul is close to everything. It is easy to get to both downtowns, and many popular restaurants and shops. Now that they've finished the Highway 36 project, the town is much more walkable. I remain hopeful that the historic downtown area can be revitalized. A downtown like that is a treasure and one I hope the community fights to save.
  • Giant snowman
  • Wind power
  • Sad downtown area

"North St. Paul Homes & Real Estate"

Situated on the shores of Silver Lake, a little over ten miles northeast of St. Paul is where you can find the city of North Saint Paul. This city is rich in history with the town being recognized as an official village in 1887. On of the main attractions of North St. Paul is what can be tagged as the world’s biggest snowman made of concrete. It is 40 feet tall and is located along Highway 36. It is considered as the city’s official symbol.
North St. Paul is a small industrialized town that has been transformed into a first class suburb. If you are planning to move anywhere, you mat want to seriously considering transferring to North St. Paul because of its tightly-knit community and friendly neighborhood. Despite its quiet, rural ambiance, North St. Paul is adapting to new technologies consistently searching for novel ways of improving the lives of the people who dwell in its community.
North St. Paul is blessed with a large quantity of churches, schools, and city parks. It also has an amazing and quaint downtown area and some of the most peaceful districts you can ever find. The city offers great quality life because aside from its passive ambiance, it is linked closely with a lively metropolitan area that offers a wide variety of jobs, recreational opportunities as well as social entertainment options, great health care and amazing higher education choices.
What is great about the city of North St. Paul is that although it invests actively in infrastructure enhancements, it still maintains its small-town quaint features by making sure that the designs of current and future developments follow a specific environmentally protective character. One proof that North St. Paul is an ideal place to live is its abundance of parks. Some of the amazing parks in the area include Casey Lake Park, Tower Park, the Southwood Nature Preserve, Silver Lake Park, Polar Park, Northwood Park, Hause Park, Dorothy Park, and Colby Hills Park.
For those who have not been to the Regional Gateway Trail, now is your chance to make these wonderful experiences a part of your life by living in North St. Paul. This amazing trail is 18 miles long and it runs from St. Paul up to the northern part of Stillwater at Pine Point Park. The family can truly enjoy hiking through lakes, wetlands, and fields. You will simply be amazed at such rustic amenities in a city setting. There are designated areas where you can even make your trek on top of a horse. You can even ride a carriage or challenge yourself with your mountain bike.
The city council of North St Paul is aggressively involved in improving the amenities of the Regional Gateway Trail.

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