North St. Paul, MN, residents live by the motto "An Extraordinary Small Town In The Cities." This motto suits the little town perfectly as apartment renters are a mere 16 miles from Minneapolis, home of the Minnesota Twins baseball team, and only 10 miles from the capital city of Saint Paul. The distinctive history of this city is evident in everything from its quaint, brick-built neighborhoods and shops downtown to the 20-ton snowman named as official city mascot. When looking for an apartment to rent, this area has a lot to offer students, families and sport enthusiasts alike.
The area formerly known as Castle Site was founded by a man named Henry A. Castle in 1870. Within 17 years, this little town on the shores of Silver Lake had blossomed into its own thriving city and was incorporated in 1887 when it was given the name North Saint Paul. In a city so proud of its history, the four main roads running through the city are named for Henry Castle and his family.
Today, North St. Paul is home to about 12,000 residents. Each one of the neighborhoods in North St. Paul, MN, is a tight-knit community bonded over the residents' combined history as much as their bright prospects for the future.
A city as rich in history as North St. Paul has a great selection of museums and art houses in nearby neighborhoods. Perfect for a day relaxing alone or educating the little ones, the Alexander Ramsey House gives visitors a glimpse into the lives of Victorian-era residents through the home of the county's founder. The Cathedral of Saint Paul and Historic Fort Snelling will help keep apartment renters who are interested in history happy for a long time.
Apartment renters looking for more action can soak up all the sports excitement Minnesota has to offer. With so many great sporting events and arenas close by, there is never a shortage of things to do. Head over to Minneapolis and take in a baseball game at Target Field, home of the Minnesota Twins major league baseball team. If you have a need for speed, two racetracks nearby hold NASCAR sanctioned races: Elko Speedway and Raceway Park.
Getting around the area is easy by car or bike. Local public transportation is available via buses and ride van services as well as taxi services.
Students or future students looking for a place to rent with ample higher education opportunities will find Saint Paul College, Century College and the University of Northwestern all close by.
Employment opportunities available to those looking to rent in the North St. Paul, MN, area are plentiful with the City of North St. Paul and Saint Paul College leading the way as top employers.