Plymouth Real Estate Information

Plymouth is a relatively large edge city found in the central eastern portion of the state of Minnesota. Plymouth has a population of approximately seventy thousand, one hundred residents, making it the third largest suburb of the Twin Cities and the seventh largest city in the entirety of the Land of Ten Thousand Lakes. Plymouth is situated in Hennepin County, which is the most heavily populated county in the state of Minnesota. Plymouth is found approximately fifteen miles away from Minneapolis, and slightly further away from Saint Paul, although it is considered a suburb of Minneapolis-Saint Paul. Plymouth covers a total area of approximately thirty five and one third square miles, including just less than two and a half square miles of standing surface water. Plymouth has grown by more than five thousand residents since the last census was taken in the year two thousand.

The earliest known record of human inhabitation in what is now considered Plymouth dates back to about the fifteenth century, when the Dakota or Sioux Indians established a settlement near Medicine Lake. The first American settler in the region was Antoine LeCounte, who started a household in the area four years after exploring the region in eighteen forty eight. Plymouth was known for a time as Medicine Lake, although when the community was officially incorporated in the year eighteen fifty eight, the town was given its current name. Plymouth was reincorporated as a village in the year nineteen fifty five, as a statutory city in the year nineteen seventy four, and as a charter city in nineteen ninety two.

The wide variety of amenities available to residents of Plymouth real estate, in addition to the high quality of Plymouth properties themselves, are a few of the factors which led to Plymouth being ranked the number one city to live in the United States by Money Magazine's annual rankings in 2008. The educational needs of Plymouth are met by five separate school districts, Wayzata District, Robbinsdale District, Osseo District, West Metro Education Project District, and Hopkins District. Plymouth is also home to a number of private and religious schools.