Birchwood Village is a city in Washington County, Minnesota. It is about a 30 minute drive northeast of Minneapolis and St. Paul. Birchwood Village MN’s population was 916 in July of 2009.
First incorporated as a Village in the year 1921, an act of the State Legislature converted the "Village" into a "City of the Fourth Class." Residents, attached to the term "Village," amended the city’s name to "Birchwood Village, a City of the Fourth Class." Birchwood Village first developed as a community of summer cottages built by residents of the St. Paul area in the early 1900s. Homes were constructed initially along the lakeshore, with newer residences radiating outward.
The housing in Birchwood Village is a potpourri of types and styles, from old homes that have been extensively remodeled to new construction homes. Prices of single family homes for sale in Birchwood Village MN start at around $200,000 and rise to over $1 million. Townhomes and condos in Birchwood Village have prices that start around $200,000. Throughout 2009, the median sales price for a home in Birchwood Village, MN was $299,000. Though this data has been collected from the MLS and is reliable, it is not guaranteed.