you looking for great open spaces and elegant country living?
With a population of only 3,628, Medina may be the perfect
location for those who enjoy a change from the bustle of city
Medina is located about 25 miles
from Minneapolis on the western edge of Hennepin County. It
is comprised mainly of residence and has a small retail area.
Most of Medina's residents shopping needs are met the
neighboring communities such as Plymouth, Wayzata and
Minnetonka. Medina's commercial and industrial activities are
confined primarily to the Hamel area.
Medina is home to many hobby
farms, larger horse operations and estate properties. It
offers it's residents recreational areas close to home such
as, city parks, lavish golf courses and Baker Park Reserve, a
popular Hennepin Park and host to Lake Independence, picnic
areas and a giant play area.
1980 population: 2,623
1994 population: 3,628
2000 projected population: 3,400
1997 median home price: $339,500
Average household size: 3.19
Nearest major shopping area:
Ridgedate Mall, Minnetonka
Nearest medical facilities:
Clinics in Maple Plain and Wayzata
City Hall telephone: (763) 473-4643
Chamber of Commerce telephone: (763) 478-2054
Farms, huge ten-acre lots, and horses are prominent in Medina,
located in west-central Hennepin County 15 miles west of
Minneapolis. This area is popular with people who enjoy the
out-of-doors and the rural atmosphere. Several small lakes and
the Morris T. Baker Park Reserve can also be found in Medina.
The 2,000-acre Reserve, which offers good access to Lake
Independence, occupies approximately one-fifth of Medina's
land. It has camping areas, ball fields, an 18-hole golf
course and dozens of well-groomed trails. Medina also
maintains seven city parks.