About This Place
Mendota Heights is in Dakota County, Minnesota, United States. It is a first ring southern suburb of the Twin Cities. The population was 11,071 at the 2010 census. It is one of the wealthiest cities in America; it ranks on the list of highest-income places in the United States with a population of over 10,000.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the very small town has a total area of 10.1 square miles (26.1 km²), of which, 9.4 square miles (24.2 km²) of it is land and 0.7 square miles (1.8 km²) of it (7.05%) is water.
Interstate Highway 35E, Interstate Highway 494, Minnesota Highways 55 and 110 are four of the main routes near the town.