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Edina is situated in the state of Minnesota and a city in Hennepin County. The town started as a small farming and milling community in the 1860s. It began as a part of the township of Richfield and by the 1870s, there we now 17 families who moved to the area wherein most of them are immigrants from Ireland who immigrated because of the potato famine which then claimed the land when they reached the southwestern section of the state of Minnesota of what was then the Richfield Township. After a year, they were then followed by the other settlers who came from New England and Germany, who later claimed the additional land that is found nearby Minnehaha Creek. The first neighborhoods that were established are the Baird and Grimes that is located in the northeastern part of Edina.