Living in St. Michael

December 29, 2023

Welcome to St. Michael, MN, a vibrant city just outside the Twin Cities area, where modern living meets small town charm, and where the promise of a new home brings endless possibilities. As a builder in Minnesota for 25 years, Capstone Homes understands the excitement that comes with moving to a new place, especially in the Twin Cities 13-county metro area. That is why we are here to illuminate the wonder of St. Michael, a community that is not just a location, but a lifestyle. 

Here are a few fast facts about St. Michael. It has a population of 20,516 with an annual growth rate of 3.9%. The city is spread out over 32.7 square miles of land area. St. Michael is located in Wright County.

St. Michael is known for their strong STMA school district with incredible academics and dominating sports programs. Featuring one primary school for Kindergarten and Pre-K students, three elementary schools for grades 1-4, two middle schools for 5th-8th graders and the main high school, this school system serves its students with excellence. 

Things to Do in St. Michael
Located on the Crow River southeast of St. Michael, Crow-Hassan Park Reserve is a 2,600-acre park which evokes images of early pioneers as they crossed the wilderness in covered wagons. The park features a 600-acre restored prairie, trails for horseback riding, hiking, and dog walking, plus an off-leash dog exercise area. 

Beebe Lake Regional Park features a swimming beach, a reservable shelter, a picnic area, 1.2 miles of hiking trails, a sand volleyball court, horseshoes, modern restrooms, a fishing pier and a playground. 

St. Michael Daze & Knights is a yearly festival that supports community organizations and businesses in St. Michael, MN.  Featuring something for everyone, the variety of events includes live music, a petting zoo, bingo, a marketplace, the Color Daze 5k Run & kids fun run, a parade, fireworks, a car show, a petting zoo, and of course lots of great food trucks to choose from. 

The STMA Breakfast Club is very well known amongst the families of high schoolers in St. Michael. Started in 2014 in the basement of Jake & Christy Vanada's home with 12 students, the STMA Breakfast Club goal was to create space for high school students to enjoy a full breakfast with friends and hear a teaching from them. Now hundreds gather each week in the community-built barn that was built with donations on private property across the street from the high school. This weekly Bible Study is well worth checking out whether attending or volunteering. 

Capstone Homes in St. Michael 
Legacy Bay Farms is a Capstone Homes community located in St. Michael. Hundreds of families have already moved there since it opened and there are many future phases planned. The total homes in Legacy Bay Farms will eventually be an estimated 1,300 over the next 10 years. The neighborhood has a focal point of Uhl Lake with many walking trails and nature scenes that provides any resident an excellent quality of life. To find out more about Legacy Bay Farms, Capstone Homes wants to invite you out to visit the model home at 2710 Jacamar Avenue NE, which is open in the neighborhood 5 days a week.

Scott Gustafson 
Vice President of Sales

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