Dakota County

WelcomeMap_2014_COUNTIES_DAKOTA

Dakota County boasts a vibrant business community, high quality neighborhoods, an outstanding school system, libraries, parks and public services. The Minnesota Zoo, located here, is one of the best zoos in the country. Residents have access to outdoor recreation with the Mississippi and Minnesota Rivers and regional parks.  Winter enthusiasts can enjoy downhill skiing at Buck Hill and the regional trail system for cross-country skiing and snowmobiling.  The Burnsville Performing Arts Center and the Lakeville Area Arts Center provide many local culture experiences to the county’s residents.

Location:

Southeast end of the Greater MSP region. Northern Dakota County communities enjoy quick access to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport via I-494 & MN 77

Access:

I-494, I-35, I-35E, I-35W, MN 52, MN 77

Major Employers

CHS cooperative, Thomson Reuters (legal research), Delta Air Lines, Patterson Companies, Goodrich Sensor Systems, Unisys, and Flint Hills Resources oil refinery.

School Districts

Burnsville-Eagan-Savage
Source: greatermsp.org
Source: greatermsp.org

www.isd191.org

West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan Area Schools

www.isd197.org

Farmington

www.farmington.k12.mn.us

Hastings

www.hastings.k12.mn.us

Intermediate School Dist. 197

www.isd197.k12.mn.us

Inver Grove Heights

www.invergrove.k12.mn.us

Lakeville

www.isd194.k12.mn.us

Randolph

www.randolph.k12.mn.us

River Heights Charter School

651.457.7427

Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan

www.district196.org

South St. Paul

www.sspps.org

Paideia Academy

www.paideiaacademy.org

Prairie Creek Comm School

www.prairiecreek.org

Private Schools

All Saints Catholic

www.allsaintschurch.com

Becks Montessori

www.becksmontessori.com

Berea Lutheran

www.clclutheran.org/berea

Christian Heritage Academy

www.chacademy.com

Christian Life

www.christianlifeag.org

Convent of the Visitation

www.visitation.net

Crown of Life Lutheran

www.crownoflife.org

Faithful Shepherd Catholic School

www.fscsmn.org

First Baptist

www.fbcrsmt.org

Glory Academy

www.gloryacademy.org

Good Shepherd Lutheran

www.goodshep.com

Holy Trinity

www.holytrinitys.org

Journey Montessori

952.953.6441

Living Word Academy

www.livingwordaflc.org

Pine Harbor Christian Academy

www.theharborchurch.com

Southview Christian

www.scsmn.org

St. Croix Lutheran High

www.sclhs.org

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic

www.parshesonline.com

St. John the Baptist

www.stjohnb.com

St. John Vianney

www.stjohnvianneyschool.org

St. Joseph’s Catholic

www.stjosephcommunity.org

St. Joseph

www.churchofstjoseph.org

St. Mathias

www.stmathias.com

St. Michael

www.stmichaelweststpaul.org

St. Thomas Academy

www.cadets.com

Tesseract

www.tesseractschool.org

Trinity Lone Oak Lutheran

www.tloschool.org

Trinity School at River Ridge

www.trinityschools.org