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Minnetonka, MN

The word "Minnetonka” comes from Dakota Indian mni tanka meaning "great water”
Located about 10 miles west of downtown Minneapolis
Regionally known for Gray’s Bay on Lake Minnetonka
Home to Cargill and United Health Group
Notable residents include Mike Ramsey from the 1980 Olympic "Miracle” Hockey Team and professional figure skater, Jill Trenary.


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*Based on 2010-2013 census data


Three school districts serve Minnetonka. These include Hopkins, Minnetonka and Wayzata districts. Hopkins School District encompasses two-thirds of the schools. Minnetonka District #276 has a unique structure that includes traditional schools and those that include Spanish and Chinese immersion. Boundaries and schools are best defined by clicking on the links below.


Minnetonka Public
Schools #276

Wayzata Public Schools


Minnetonka has always been a great place for business. Since its beginnings as a settlement built around the first privately owned sawmill west of the Mississippi River, to its current status as the home of several multinational corporations, Minnetonka has always been and continues to be seen as an attractive place for business. Minnetonka is home to many businesses including Cargill, Carlson Companies, AmeriPride Services, and many others.

Parks & Recreation


Minnetonka is proud of its reputation as a city that preserves its natural resources. Residents can enjoy 49 community parks, more than 81 miles of maintained sidewalks and trails and more than 1,000 acres of public open space, as well as natural scenery that includes mature trees, wetlands and prairies. Williston Fitness Center offers numerous fitness options ranging from pools, indoor tennis courts and an indoor playground. Click here for more information.

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Our Listings in Minnetonka

208 Park Lane S
7 BR / 5 BA
Year Built: 2007
Sqft: 5,200
For Sale
5628 Hathaway Lane
3 BR / 2 BA
Year Built: 1976
Sqft: 2,383
For Sale