Why Choose Oakdale?
Oakdale is a suburb in the Twin Cities metro area, located to the northeast of St. Paul. It is approximately 8 miles from downtown St. Paul and 18 miles from downtown Minneapolis. Oakdale covers two major freeways, providing direct access to downtown St. Paul. Because of its close proximity to St. Paul and the suburban lifestyle it provides, it’s a popular draw for commuters.
Though many commuters call Oakdale home, the city is the international headquarters of Imation, and 3M is just outside the city limits in neighboring Maplewood.
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What’s the City Like?
The typical Oakdale home is between 1500 to 2000 square feet, with many models having been updated to include finished basements, increasing their square footage dramatically. Most of the homes were built after 1950, though there are some original models that predate much of the city itself, stately farmhouses built more than 100 years ago. Homes in Oakdale come in all styles, from single level to multi-level split, and most commonly feature with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. Most of the lots are standard city lots, approximately 1/4 acre in size.
What’s Going On in Oakdale?
Oakdale contains 24 parks and open spaces, which include fields for various sports, an archery range, and a nature preserve. One of these parks, Richard Walton Memorial Park, is home to the annual Summerfest celebration. This yearly celebration features a parade, carnivals rides and games, musical performances, food, fireworks, and more. Oakdale also offers one public 18-hole golf course, Oak Marsh Golf Course, with full banquet hall and event center.
Immediately to the east, Lake Elmo Park Reserve offers more than 2,000 acres of trails and recreation, with more than 80% of its property being reserved for preservation and protection. The trails provided are both paved and unpaved, and they offer mixed-usage for hikers, mountain bikers, and equestrians.
Oakdale is roughly 7 miles from the nearest major hospital, with many medical clinics located near the city limits. Public bus service is available, with routes and stops on major thoroughfares in and around the city.
What Schools Will the Kids Attend?
Oakdale is served by School District #622, serving Oakdale, Maplewood, and North St. Paul. Within the city limits are Oakdale Elementary (PreK-5), Eagle Point Elementary (K-5), Castle Elementary (K-5), Skyview Community School (K-8), and Tartan High School (9-12).
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