Mississippi River towns in Minnesota

Inver Grove Heights

Population (2010) 33,880 History The McGroarty family, the first of many immigrants from Ireland to settle in the area, reached the US in 1848. The family included 24-year old John, Bridget, his wife, their 2-year old son Bryan, and John’s 23-year old brother, William. Their trip from New York City to St. Paul took 4 years, probably

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South St. Paul

Population (2010) 20,160 History Located along the bluffs downriver from downtown, the floodplain was the last location for the Dakota village called Kaposia that was inhabited until the mid-19th century. Today's South Saint Paul is a city in two distinct geographic locations: the residential areas and town center are high atop the bluffs, but the

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