Real Estate in Burnsville MN
Originally a rural Irish farming community, Burnsville was fully built by the late 2000s. The name Burnsville is attributed to an early Irish settler and land owner, William Byrne. His surname was recorded as “Burns” and was never corrected.
Known in the metro area for its regional mall, Burnsville Center, the city is also a recreational attraction with Alimagnet Dog Park, a section of Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve, and 310-foot (94 m) vertical ski peak Buck Hill. Minnesota River wildlife is protected by the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge.
Burnsville Minnesota Real Estate
Burnsville has been building a downtown area called Heart of the City with urban-style retail and condominiums. The Burnsville Transit Station serves as the hub and headquarters of the Minnesota Valley Transit Authority, providing regional bus service to five other suburbs.
In 1950, just before the World War II postwar housing boom, Burnsville was still a quiet township with a population of 583 people. According to the 2010 Census, Burnsville is the 14th largest city in Minnesota with a population of 60,306. Today, Burnsville is home to over 2,200 businesses, ranked #7 in the State of Minnesota for amount of retail sales and ranked #11 in the State of Minnesota in number of manufacturing firms.
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Burnsville MN Homes for Sale
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