Spanning 13.84 square miles, Roseville is a city within Ramsey County, Minnesota. The city was a part of St. Paul at one point in time until Roseville was incorporated in 1948. The city was originally home to the Dakota and Ojibway tribes, until white settlers arrived in 1843.

The first Target store was built in Roseville in 1962, but was replaced with a SuperTarget in 2005. A city of firsts, Roseville is home to the first Barnes & Noble bookstore outside of New York City, as well as the first Dairy Queen and McDonald’s in Minnesota. The Dairy Queen building is on the list of the 10 Most Endangered Historic Places put together by the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota. A few notable people that call Roseville home are Richard Dean Anderson, Loni Anderson and Peter Krause.

The city offers many parks and lakes as recreation, such as Acorn Park, Applewood Park, Autumn Grove Park, Bruce Russell Park, Central Park. Concordia Park, Cottontail Park, Evergreen Park, Howard Johnson Park, Keller Mayflower Park, Ladyslipper Park, Langton Lake Park, Lexington Park, Mapleview Park, Materion Park, Oasis Park, Owasso Ballfields, Owasso Hills Park, Pioneer Park, Pocahontas Park, Reservoir Woods Park, Rosebrook Park, Sandcastle Park, Tamarack Park, Valley Park, Veterans Park, Villa Park, Willow Pond Park, Woodhill Park, Lake Owasso, Lake Johanna, Lake Josephine and Lake McCarrons.

Every year, a city-wide garage sale is held in Roseville. The city also hosts Rosefest, an annual celebration which includes the Roseville Rose Parade.

The closest courthouses to Roseville, Minnesota are the Hennepin County government center located at 300 South 6th St. in Minneapolis, and St. Paul City Hall located at 15 W Kellogg Blvd. in St. Paul.