Neighborhood association

Birchwood Neighborhood has had a neighborhood group since 1996. The association sponsors a variety of activities including a summer ice cream social, winter party, movie night and happy hour.

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Association contact

Jennie Edstrom — 952.846.7051

City council ward

The Birchwood Neighborhood is in Ward 1.

For your council representative's name, go to the city council page


  • North: Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad
  • South: Minnetonka Boulevard
  • East: Highway 100
  • West: CP Railroad

Neighborhood characteristics

  • Population: 2,213 (2000 Census) 
  • Size: 266.3 acres, 26 blocks
  • Neighborhood parks: Sunshine Park and Birchwood Park
  • Parks and open space: 5.4 percent
  • Commercial/industrial: 12.8 percent
  • Housing: 1,037 housing units (629 single-family homes, 159 townhouses, 245 apartment units and four duplexes)
    • Average year built (single-family homes) — 1948
  • Located in the neighborhood: northwest portion is a designated wetland and floodplain