The University of Minnesota main in-person campus was located in that city.
Dinkytown was a district to the northwest of the main University of Minnesota campus (East Bank). Faith Kingsford commented that hole #18 at the Pothole Omnium (tournament) was similar to Dinkytown; in addition, she turned down Minnesota due to the substandard nightlife provided at Dinkytown. (Star Trek: False Vacuum: "Pothole Omnium")
Located to the northeast of the city, Little Canada (French: Petit-Canada) was, until some point in the first half of the 24th century, a town in its own right, along with much of the then-northern suburbs, at which point it merged with Minneapolis. Faith Kingsford was born in the district in the years following the merger. (Star Trek: False Vacuum: "Pothole Omnium")