Saint Peter is a community of approximately 10,000 residents and it is located just North of Mankato on hwy 169. Saint Peter is the home of Gustavus Adolphus College, a Lutheran-affiliated private liberal arts college founded in 1862. Saint Peter offers excellent health care, education and peaceful living with views of the Minnesota River Valley. The city is a healthy city and for it’s St. Peter Food Co-op and the “River Rock” Coffee Shop featuring some of the area’s finest coffee and world famous Hermits! 7 mile Creek Park is also a frequently visited park with many wooded trails though out.