Welcome to Eagan Minnesota
Eagan is a city located in Dakota County in the state of Minnesota. The city is located south of Saint Paul and southeast of Minneapolis. Many people that have members of the family working in both downtowns love Eagan’s location since it offers reasonable drive times to both of the Twin Cities. Per the 2010 census, Eagan has a population of 64,206 is and ranked as Minnesota’s 11th largest city and 6th largest suburb of Minneapolis and St Paul. Eagan is conveniently located off of Interstates 35E and 494 and just 15-20 minutes southwest of downtown St. Paul and Minneapolis. Also, Eagan is only 5 minutes from the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport and Mall of America®.
MSP International Airport has been recognized as the 3rd Best Airport in the World among airports serving 25 to 40 million passengers a year.
Eagan is the new home of the Minnesota Vikings! Viking Lakes, a world-class 200-acre development, features Twin Cities Orthopedics Performance Center, TCO Stadium and more on the horizon. The newly opened TCO Performance Center is just one completed phase-out of many and boasts a state-of-the-art media facility, staff offices, Vikings Museum and expanded locker room.
Twin Cities Premium Outlets features over 100 stores, taking up approximately 409,000 square feet of prime retail space near the intersection of Highway 13 and Highway 77 (Cedar Avenue) in Eagan. Shoppers will enjoy savings of up to 65 percent at a variety of leading manufacturers of apparel, shoes, and home goods. Twin Cities Premium Outlets features covered walkways for enjoyable year-round outdoor shopping.
Eagan is also close to Mall of America, Enjoy SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium, Minnesota Zoo, Canterbury Park and many other great area attractions. Also enjoy Cascade Bay, Minnesota’s largest outdoor municipal waterpark, or The Blast, a two-story play area for the pre-school set.
Eagan’s rolling hills and wooded areas create a naturally serene setting. The city has many inviting parks and nature preserves in which to relax or learn more about Minnesota’s abundant natural resources. Whether you enjoy touring lovely gardens, kayaking on a pristine lake or hiking along wooded trails, you can find a quiet spot to unwind and take in Eagan’s natural beauty.
Minnesota Valley Transit serves Eagan and the surrounding area and is an unusual transit system. Most of Eagan is served by highly rated School District 196 – http://www.mnschools.com/school-finder/school-districts/rosemount-apple-valley-eagan-196/ and features Eastview High School and Eagan High School.
For convenient location to both downtown, good shopping, great amenities, high quality of life…Eagan is hard to beat!