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Hanover - Town vs. County Stats

Hanover - Town vs. County Stats

Avg Price in Hanover: $363,100 / County Avg $640,100


Avg Taxes in Hanover: $2,500 / County Avg $38,700


Avg Sq. Ft. in Hanover: 2,417 / County Avg 2,879


Avg Price per/ft2 in Hanover: $150 / County Avg $222


Avg Walkscore in Hanover: 10 / County Avg 38


Avg Year Built in Hanover: 2001 / County Avg 1975


Avg Days on Website in Hanover: 56 / County Avg 62


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The City of Hanover is located on the western edge of the Twin Cities metropolitan area. It is positioned within both Hennepin and Wright Counties and is just a few minutes west of Maple Grove and south of St. Michael and Albertville.

In the late 1850’s two adventurous brothers left Germany to find a better life for themselves. One of them found himself homesteaded on 160 acres on the Crow River and wrote to his brother to come join him. They eventually named the city after its German counterpart and their birthplace Hannover. The city incorporated in 1891.

One of the city’s important landmarks, the 1885 historic bridge, hosts many unique community events. The Crow River flows under the bridge and through the city’s center. Nicknamed, "the little city on the Crow," Hanover takes pride in focusing attention toward preserving its natural resources and the town’s unique character. Every year the whole town comes together for a fall festival featuring food, games, music, and fireworks.

Hanover is conveniently located just minutes from I-94 and Hwy. 55 and within a short drive from major cities such as Maple Grove, Plymouth, Monticello and Buffalo. Hanover is also only a 40 minute drive away from downtown Minneapolis.

This city of nearly 2,700 residents comprise Hanover's vibrant and growing community. Hanover is served by both the Buffalo School District and the St. Michael-Albertville District which host a top performing elementary and high school for the state of Minnesota. Many secondary schools are nearby Hanover as well, including: Augsburg College, University of Minnesota, Bethel College, Hennepin Technical College, North Hennepin Community College, Anoka-Ramsey Community College, and Minneapolis Community & Technical College.

Residents can enjoy many recreational activities nearby. There are 8 parks located in Hanover which provide access to playgrounds, courts and fields for sporting activities, sheltered picnic areas, biking/walking trails, and grills perfect for barbecuing. One of the parks is the Crow-Hassan Park Reserve. It is a regional park reserve located along the eastern boundary of the City of Hanover and consists of 2,600 acres and offers many nature-oriented activities.

Hanover is a safe area with a friendly community atmosphere that is perfect for all types of living.