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City Government
   Mayor  James B. Hovland 2 20 +85.93%
City Council
  City Council At-Large  Ron Anderson 1 18 +0.77%
   Kevin Staunton 1 18 +7.15%
  City Council At-Large  James Pierce 1 20 +3.08%
  Carolyn Jackson 0 20 +3.43%

Parents > United States > Minnesota > MN Counties > Hennepin  
Established January 01, 1860
Disbanded Still Active
Last ModifiedRP August 01, 2019 01:58pm
Description Situated immediately southwest of Minneapolis in Hennepin County

Many major highways run through or are close to Edina, making it readily accessible to all within the metropolitan area. Minnesota State Highways 62 and 100 divide the City into four sections. Minnesota Highway 169 and Minnesota Highway 100 extend north and south. Interstate Highway 494 and Minnesota Highway 62 extend east and west. Minnesota Highway 7 is within three miles of the City. Interstate Highway 394 is within five miles.

Major employers in the City include Fairview Southdale Hospital, Jerry's Enterprises, Golden Valley Microwave Foods, Health Risk Management, Wells Fargo Funding Co., Nash Finch Co., International Dairy Queen, Roach Organization and Techpower.

Edina has numerous retail shopping centers, including Southdale Center, the first climate-controlled, fully enclosed mall in the United States. Other shopping centers include Galleria, Yorktown and Centennial Lakes Plaza. The City also boasts a thriving downtown area at 50th Street and France Avenue, known simply as "50th & France."

There is just one hotel in Edina, Marriott Residence Inn, adjacent to Edinborough Park. One of Edina's crown jewels, Edinborough is a multi-use development that also includes an indoor park.

Edina values its history. The Baird and Grimes homes and Country Club District are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Grange Hall and Cahill School, owned by the City and located across from City Hall in Tupa Park, are also on the Register.


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Sep 28, 2007 03:00pm Blog Entry Breaking: Edina Mayor to Change Parties, May Join CD3 Race  Article mtrz