Mankato is in and around the Minnesota River Valley, and Mankato-North Mankato are commonly divided into 4 "Districts"
Lower Mankato- The Mankato part of the valley, oldest part of town.
Upper Mankato- Part of Mankato on top of the hill, home to stuff like the River Hills Mall and many other commercial stores and restaurants.
Lower North Mankato- The smaller side of the river
Upper North Mankato- Newest part of town
Mankato is home to several Colleges, including Minnesota State University Mankato and Bethany Lutheran College. Because of this, the city is often considered a college to...