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City of Minnetrista

Minnetrista is a city in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States. The originated in Dakota language, in which minne means “water” and trista means “crooked.” The city is mostly rural and still has material agricultural activity, involving corn, beans, hay and horses. It is described by some as on the boundary between the rural agricultural areas and the Twin Cities. The population was 6,384 at the 2010 census.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 30.76 square miles (79.67 km2), of which 25.82 square miles (66.87 km2) is land and 4.94 square miles (12.79 km2) is water.[8] The city is almost entirely in Hennepin County. County Roads 15, 44, 92, and 110 are its main routes.

Lakes in Minnetrista include Whaletail Lake, Little Long Lake, Mud Lake, Ox Yoke Lake, and Saunders Lake, as well as several bays of Lake Minnetonka. Six Mile Creek runs through the western part of the city and brings the runoff from about 17,000 acres (69 km2) to Lake Minnetonka.


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