Mendota, Minnesota

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Mendota, Minnesota
State Minnesota
Year founded unknown
Year Incorporated unknown
Country: United States
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Mendota is a city in Dakota County, Minnesota, United States. The name comes from the Dakota word for "where the waters meet." The population was 197 at the 2000 census.

The town was one of the first permanent settlements in the state of Minnesota, being founded around the same time as Fort Snelling. The town houses the oldest church in Minnesota, Saint Peter's. It also houses a small museum which used to be the Hypolite Du Puis house, the Henry Hastings Sibley house, the Faribault house, and buildings associated with the American Fur Company, all dating from the 1830s. The main route through the small city is State Highway 13. Other roads in the city are mainly small unimproved roads.


Buildings in Mendota, Minnesota

# Street Neighborhood
Catholic Church of Saint Peter, 1405 Sibley Memorial Highway, Mendota, Minnesota 14051,405 Sibley Memorial Highway
Henry Hastings Sibley House, Mendota, Minnesota 13571,357 Sibley Memorial Highway

Structures in Mendota, Minnesota

Sites in Mendota, Minnesota

Sibley House Historic Site, 1357 Sibley Memorial Highway, Mendota, Minnesota

Tours in Mendota, Minnesota

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