The capital city of Minnesota, St. Paul, is located on the banks of the Mississippi River. The city shares a border with Minneapolis, the largest city in Minnesota. In addition to the capitol, St. Paul has several historic neighborhoods and landmarks, including the Cathedral of Saint Paul.
The area around St. Paul was inhabited long before Minnesota adopted it as its capital in 1849. According to excavations of burial mounds near St. Paul, the area was inhabited by the Hopewell Native Americans more than 2,000 years ago. The area’s rich history is only one of the reasons why it is one of the most popular places to live in the Midwest.
One of the largest cities in Minnesota, St. Paul also has insurance requirements for its motorists. When you drive in the city, the law requires that you carry a minimum level of liability coverage in case you are involved in an accident. To learn more about your rights and obligations regarding car insurance in Minnesota, see our guide below.