The city of North Mankato is located in Nicollet and Blue Earth counties and is the 76th largest city in the great state of Minnesota with a population of just under 14,000.
North Mankato, MN is neighbored just to the South across the Minnesota River with Mankato, MN the 22nd largest city in the state. The two cities currently have a combined population of nearly 53,000 and are both thriving communities with a wide array of economical, educational, social, and residential offerings.
One of North Mankato’s most prized assets is its immediate accessibility to wide spread recreational parks, lakes, natural prairies, forest areas, bluffs and bike/walking that run directly alongside the Minnesota River. The city also offers a diverse array of activities for all ages and interest levels during all seasons of the year. Activites and destinations such as Spring Lake Park, Sibley Park Zoo, Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota, and Minneopa State Park are all within a few miles distance. Summer activities like Fun Days (Fun Days Parade), North Mankato Farmer’s Market, Blues on Belgrade and so many others make North Mankato not only a great place to live but also a great place to play.
The educational system is a central component of the thriving community and life in North Mankato with offerings ranging from pre-Kindergarten through Post-Secondary education, including Hoover Elementary School; Monroe Elementary School; Garfield 6th Grade Elementary School; Dakota Meadows Middle School
and South Central College.
North Mankato is considered an ideal residential destination for those who want immediate access to big town amenities, but who want the small-town feel.
For more information, about life in North Mankato, MN visit: https://www.northmankato.com/