The City of Inver Grove Heights was founded in 1965 and has since grown considerably. The supply of vacant land which attracted the original settlers is still attracting people today. The community that was started by a few settlers is expected to have a population that exceeds 44,000 by 2020.
Inver Grove Heights is home to approximately 30,000 residents who have chosen this area whose boundaries expand over 28 square miles of rolling wooded terrain that provides for an engaging mix of residential dwellings and commercial facilities. In addition, the schools, park facilities, community center and golf course (add golf link?) are among the Twin Cities best. Depending on the location of your home in Inver Grove Heights, K-12 students are served by School District 199 and District 196. With Higher Education needs being met by the Inver Grove Heights Community College.
Located in Northern Dakota County, Inver Grove Heights is in close proximity to the Mississippi River Valley, which provides a beautiful natural setting and year-round recreational activities. Lakes, ponds, and wetlands cover many areas of the city. With over 25 parks, maintained by parks and recreation, you can explore the sights and trails within Inver Grove Heights. Residents have a wide choice of housing, ranging from apartments to large-lot estates.
There has been significant commercial development recently, with the arrival of several restaurants, a hotel, and a 16-screen movie theater all within an area adjacent to Highway 52 and Blaine Avenue.
From the unique and diverse history that the community grew from, to the values and quality of life that make it home to thousands today, Inver Grove Heights is a particularly good choice when looking for a home, a business opportunity, or a place to spend some time with your family exploring.
Every September the community celebrates with Inver Grove Heights Days. Highlights include a treasure hunt, many sporting activities and tournaments, street dance, parade, and fireworks display. This is a family-centered event that attracts people from all around the area.