Welcome To Golden Valley

Golden Valley, population 22,715, is a first-ring suburb of Minneapolis just minutes west of downtown. With its desirable location, ample parks and nature areas, varied neighborhoods, flourishing business, and award-winning schools, Golden Valley is one of the best places to live in the Twin Cities metropolitan area. In fact, Golden Valley's destination marketing association, Discover St Louis Park, promotes the area as "Minnesota's Sweet Spot."

Golden Valley takes pride in being a welcoming community, and its governance is guided by defined values, vision, mission, and organizational priorities. 


• Communication• Respect
• Community• Innovation
• Inclusion• Courage
• Integrity• Accountability


Golden Valley strives to creatively connect people and places, preserve and enhance community resources, and nurture opportunities for all.


The City of Golden Valley delivers high-quality, responsive services to ensure the community remains a vibrant and welcoming environment in which to live, work, and play.