Lino Lakes Homes For Sale
A quick 20-minute drive to either downtown opens up endless dining and entertainment possibilities. If you want to be close to nature while still staying connected to the cities, this is the place for you. Contact us today to view our listings of Lino Lake homes for sale! Median Home Price: $319,900
Lino Lakes is home to a 17 parks and 30 miles of trails boasting 11 baseball/softball fields, 3 ice rinks, and 12 soccer fields. The Parks and Recreation Department of Lino Lakes also provides countless sports leagues and program options for residents of all ages. From t-ball for three-year-olds to adult golf lessons, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in Lino Lakes.
Lino Lakes is home to all different types of shops and boutiques. From big box stores to small gift shops, and from antiques to clothing to shoes and more you’ll find anything you’re looking for in Lino Lakes. Plus, if you’re looking for a shopping mall experience, the Northtown mall is just a short drive away.
No matter what you’re craving, you’ll find something delicious in Lino Lakes. From a quick stop at a fast food joint to a sit down meal at Tria, this city has it all. If you’re looking for something unlike anything you’ve ever had before? Try Orchid Restaurant for a French-Vietnamese fusion to delight any taste buds. Maybe you’re in the mood for something more familiar. Stop by Trappers Bar and Grill for pizza or a burger instead!
Lino Lakes is a Minnesota GreenTown. Being a GreenTown means that the city is committed to becoming environmental responsible by utilizing green practices whenever possible. The city also offers single sort recycling and same-day waste and recycling pick up, making it as possible for residents.
Two school districts serve the residents of Lino Lakes: Centennial School District 12: This district is known for consistently scoring above state averages in reading and math, as well as above state and national averages on the ACT. Forest Lake School District 831: This district is known for comprehensive academic and extra-curricular activities that have received state recognition.
Metro Transit provides public transportation services to the residents of Lino Lakes via the Running Aces Park and Ride lot, which provides commuters service to the downtown Minneapolis area.
The City Council, the local governing body of Lino Lakes, consists of the Mayor and four Council members. The Mayor serves a two-year term while Council members serve four-year terms with election staggered so that they occur every two years. The City Council is also assisted in decision making by several advisory boards and committees.
The area that would become Lino Lakes was first settled as Centerville Township in 1857, and encompassed a total of 36 square miles. The settlement was divided into three sections along ethnic lines. In the 1950s villages started to annex land in the township, and so in 1955 the Village of Lino Lakes was incorporated. In 1972 a change in Minnesota law made the designated Village a City overnight. Today, Lino Lakes is a Twin Cities suburb with 20,216 residents.