Maplewood is located in the state of Minnesota and a city in Ramsey County. The city is approximately ten minutes by car from downtown St. Paul, and its limits stretch all the way to the northern and eastern borders of the latter. It is the home to 3M Corporation’s headquarters and its main campus. It is one of the first cities within the ring suburb of the Twin Cities metropolitan area with almost 40,000 residents. It has more than 30 parks that can be found in the area and has created a great trail system. It also provides a wide range of services which includes public safety division which includes a full-time Fire Department, street clean services and public works, and has a team of highly dedicated and efficient staff. Maplewood has a good range of strong schools and has also established various recreational opportunities that add to the residents’ quality of life.