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Welcome to Afton ...
The city of Afton is located in Washington County.
The location of Afton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Afton has a population of 3,010 people<2> (see below for details).
Afton is 970 feet [296 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Afton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Afton: (651)
The ZIP code for Afton: 55001<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Afton had a population of 2,886 people. This makes Afton the county's 15th most populous community.
The population of Afton represents 0.05% of the population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 211st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,886 people, the population of Afton increased 1.66% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,839 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Afton had an population of 3,010 people. This is an increase of 4.3% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.02% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Afton.
Communities near Afton ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Afton and not the distance if you drove.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Afton.
Communities Also Named Afton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 33 communities that are also named Afton - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (2), Delaware, Georgia (2), Iowa, Kansas (3), Louisiana (2), Michigan (2), Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee (2), Texas, Virginia (2), West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Afton.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Afton:
Websites for Afton ...
Official Website: www.cityofafton.net/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Afton ...
Looking for more information about Afton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Afton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Afton.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Afton: www.cityofafton.net/
The official website for Washington County: www.co.washington.mn.us/
The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/
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This page was last modified: 22 Apr 2019