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Tour of Minnetonka, Minnesota

Updated: Apr 12, 2021

If you're moving to the twin cities and looking for a beautiful lake side suburb, and only 20 minutes away from downtown Minneapolis, Minnetonka is the place for you! Named after lake Minnetonka, one of the biggest lakes in Minnesota, this suburb is rated as one of the best school districts in Minnesota.

Minnetonka is a suburban city in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States, about eight miles (13 km) west of Minneapolis. Minnetonka's name comes from the Dakota Sioux mni tanka, meaning "great water".

The city is the home of Cargill, the country's largest privately owned company, and UnitedHealth Group, the state's largest publicly owned company.

Quick Facts

  • Population: 54,000

  • Rated #1 best school district on

  • Part of the city includes the eastern tip of Lake Minnetonka, one of the largest lakes in Minnesota.

  • Tom Petters – former CEO of Petters Group Worldwide convicted of running a 3.65 billion dollar Ponzi scheme, is from Minnetonka.


  • One of the best school districts in Minnesota

  • Lake Minnetonka

  • Gorgeous homes

  • Big lots

  • Convenient & safe


  • Expensive - average home price is $399k

  • A bit far away from the cities

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