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Welcome to Anoka ...
The location of Anoka has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
The pronunciation of Anoka: UH-noh-kuh<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Anoka has a population of 17,522 people<3> (see below for details).
Anoka was established in 1844.
The community of Anoka is 840 feet [256 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Anoka lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Anoka is within the boundaries of the (763) area code.
The ZIP code for Anoka: 55303<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Anoka had a population of 17,142 people (or 5.18% of the total population of Anoka County). This makes Anoka the county's 8th most populous community.
The population of Anoka represents 0.32% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 63rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 17,142 people, the population of Anoka decreased 5.17% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 18,076 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Anoka had an population of 17,522 people. This is an increase of 2.22% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.06% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Anoka.
Communities near Anoka ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Anoka and not the distance if driven.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Anoka.
Communities Also Named Anoka ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Anoka - they are located in Indiana, Nebraska and New York.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Anoka.
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 Anoka:
Websites for Anoka ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Anoka ...
Looking for more information about Anoka? 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 Anoka, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Anoka.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Anoka: www.ci.anoka.mn.us/
The official website for Anoka County: www.co.anoka.mn.us/
The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/
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This page was last modified: 22 Apr 2019