Lindstrom, Minnesota, is located approximately 35 miles north of downtown St. Paul. In 2017, it had a population of 4500 people whose average age was 38 years. That year, its average income per household was more than $80000.
Occupying nearly four square miles of the Chisago Chain of Lakes, the city is found along U.S. Highway 8.
Chisago Lake, among the Ojibwe people, was known as a place of beauty. The name “Kichisaga” translates to “fair and lovely waters.” The many lakes surrounding the area of Linstrom have always been bountiful, and by the mid 19th-century, had attracted Swedish settlers who were primarily farmers.
Lindstrom was platted in 1880, incorporated in 1894, and reincorporated in 1908. It has had a city charter since 1950.
One cannot look far without finding some form of waterfront property in the center of Lindstrom. Large homes demanding a price above $1 million occasionally hit the market. Smaller homes with docks and private lots can be found for as much as $400000.
The median property value of Lindstrom, in 2018, was reported to be $203000
Ranked by Niche.com as number 84 of the 366 places with the best public schools in the state, Lindstrom has a total of seven schools serving it.
Nearby Chisago Lakes Elementary School as well as Chisago Lakes High School both have excellent reputations.
It's hard to stay on dry land in Lindstrom. Its lakes are very popular, although other recreation can be found in its numerous parks. Its downtown area features shops and restaurants that are family friendly.
Karl Oskar Days, celebrating Swedish heritage, occurs annually with parades, fireworks and more.
Named by Niche.com as the second best place to live in Chisago County, Lindstrom is a fantastic place to purchase a home. TAG Group works every day with clients interested in Lindstrom's real estate, and we operate throughout the whole of Minnesota.
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