Minnesota's 3rd Congressional District is one of the most affluent in the state, encompassing the suburbs of Hennepin County to the north, west, and south of Minneapolis. Minnesota's Third Congressional District is made up of a large portion of the western suburbs of Minneapolis and Saint Paul and includes portions of Hennepin and Anoka counties.
Some attractions in the Third include the Mall of America, Lake Minnetonka, the Minnesota Vikings training facility and a few miles of the Mississippi River. The communities of Bloomington, Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Champlin, Chanhassen, Chaska, Coon Rapids, Corcoran, Dayton, Deephaven, Excelsior, Eden Prairie, Edina, Greenfield, Greenwood, Hassan, Hopkins, Independence, Long Lake, Loretto, Maple Grove, Maple Plain, Medina, Medicine Lake, Minnetonka, Minnetonka Beach, Minnetrista, Mound, Orono, Osseo, Plymouth, Rogers, Shorewood, Spring Park, St. Bonifacuis, Tonka Bay, Victoria, Wayzata, and Woodland are contained within the district.
Third Congressional District since 2002
|Area:||468 square miles|
|Distribution:||96% urban, 4% rural|
|Ethnic composition:||89.5% White
0.4% Native American
Third District Republican Legislators
SD 32: Warren Limmer
SD 33: Gen Olson
SD 41: Geoff Michel
SD 42: David Hann
SD 49: Debbie Johnson
|House of Representatives
32A: Joyce Peppin
32B: Kurt Zellers
33A: Steve Smith
33B: Connie Doepke
41A: Keith Downey
42B: Jennifer Loon
43A: Sarah Anderson
These links are intended to help you navigate Minnesota State government and the wonderful tourist options that our state holds.
The State of Minnesota
Minnesota's official website is an essential resource for all Minnesotans.
Minnesota State Legislature
Stay informed about what's happening in St. Paul.
Minnesota Judicial Branch
Everything you need to know about the Minnesota's court system.
Minnesota Department of Public Safety
From severe weather resources to information about the Minnesota State Patrol, visit this site and stay informed to keep you and your family safe.
Driver and Vehicle Services
Questions about registering your vehicle? Need to get your license? This site will help you.
Everything you need to know about tourism in Minnesota.
Minnesota Historical Society
This is the gateway to learning about the history of our great state.
Federal courts with jurisdiction over the 3rd District