Welcome to the City of Shoreview, MN
Shoreview is a distinctive and vibrant community located in Ramsey County, just 10 miles northwest of St. Paul. Recognized for our abundant lakes, wetlands and open spaces, our quality parks and trails system offers splendid recreational and leisure opportunities. We are proud of the way we protect this natural environment of 11 lakes, over 1,400 acres of parkland and open spaces and our extensive park system that now includes 10 parks. Shoreview encompasses an area of 7,800 acres or 12.2 square miles.
Almost 27,000 residents enjoy Shoreview's natural-setting, quiet and safe neighborhoods and excellent employment opportunities. The variety and quality of housing choices and close proximity to downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul makes Shoreview an easily accessible and desirable place to live.
Consistently ranking among the best places to live in the region, Shoreview also boasts one of the lowest crime rates in the region. Shoreview students receive some of the highest ranked scores of any school districts in Minnesota - a true testimony to the exceptional educational opportunities available in our schools.
Shoreview is a financially sound city with a strong tax base and well-respected local business community. The City of Shoreview holds a Aa2 bond rating, one of the highest ratings that can be achieved for a city of our size. We have received numerous national honors for our fiscal management and long-range financial planning.
Shoreview is a community respected throughout the Twin Cities metropolitan area for its high quality of life, neighborly values, active and caring citizenry and civic stewardship.