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Mound is a city in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 9,052 at the 2010 census. Mound is the birthplace of the Tonka truck, named after Lake Minnetonka. The Tonka Toys headquarters was originally in Mound, but moved to facilitate material deliveries. Mound is about twenty miles west of downtown Minneapolis, the county seat.GeographyAccording to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.96sqmi, of which 2.86sqmi is land and 2.10sqmi is water. County Roads 15 and 110 are two of the main routes.Lakes in Mound include Black Lake, Dutch Lake, Lake Langdon, Saunders Lake, and Seton Lake. Lake Minnetonka encompasses these and many others in the area. Mound has more than 1,000 docks on its various lakes. The lakes geographically define the town's areas, such as Three Points, The Island, The Highlands, Grandview Boulevard and Shirley Hills.Lake Langdon is located immediately west of Mound, between an old Great Northern railroad line and Lake Minnetonka. One of its most notable places is an old ice house and grocery store at the east side of the lake. The store for many years in the 1940s and 1950s was owned and operated by Ed and Pete Sollie, uncles of the Andrews Sisters singing group. Other historic places on the east shore of Lake Langdon are Our Lady of the Lake parochial school, and the Mound Baptist Church, long cared for by Ulrich Eugster, an immigrant to the U.S. from Reute, Switzerland.
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