Mendota is a city in Dakota County, , United States. The name is derived from the Dakota language, meaning "mouth or junction of one river with another. The population was 198 at the 2010 census.

Notable Places in the Area

St. Peter's Catholic Church, in , is the oldest church in the state of . Photo: Appraiser, Public domain.

, Dakota name Wita Tanka, is an island at the confluence of the Mississippi and Minnesota Rivers in the southwestern part of in the Twin Cities metropolitan area of , . Photo: Tony Webster, CC BY 2.0.

The carries State Highways 55 and 62 over the Minnesota River between Fort Snelling and . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a city in Dakota County, Minnesota, United States. is situated 1¼ miles east of Mendota.

is a city in Dakota County, , United States. is situated 3½ miles east of Mendota.

is a community in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It takes its name from . is situated 4 miles northwest of Mendota.


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