The City of St. Paul Park was founded on the banks of the Mississippi in 1887; incorporated in 1909. In 1974, St. Paul Park became a city by state statute.
Today, St. Paul Park is a friendly community of 5,441 welcoming residents. It is a community rich in parks and proud of its heritage and linkage to the Mississippi River.
Each year the city remembers its great heritage with a celebration in August, which brings in over 10,000 visitors to share in that pride.