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Apple Valley, Minnesota
Welcome to Apple Valley ...
The city of Apple Valley is located in Dakota County.
The location of Apple Valley has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
A typical abbreviation for Apple Valley: Apple Vly. (or less commonly used: Apple Vally. or Apple Vlly.)
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Apple Valley has a population of 52,435 people<2> (see below for details).
Apple Valley is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Apple Valley lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Apple Valley had a population of 49,084 people (or 12.32% of the total population of Dakota County). This makes Apple Valley the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Apple Valley represents 0.93% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 18th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 49,084 people, the population of Apple Valley increased 7.81% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 45,527 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Apple Valley had an population of 52,435 people. This is an increase of 6.83% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.17% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Apple Valley.
Communities near Apple Valley ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Apple Valley.
Communities Also Named Apple Valley ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Apple Valley - they are located in California, Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois, North Dakota, Oregon, South Carolina and Utah (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Apple Valley.
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 Apple Valley:
Websites for Apple Valley ...
Official Website: www.ci.apple-valley.mn.us/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Apple Valley ...
Looking for more information about Apple Valley? 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 Apple Valley, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Apple Valley.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Apple Valley: www.ci.apple-valley.mn.us/
The official website for Dakota County: www.co.dakota.mn.us/
The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/
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This page was last modified: 22 Apr 2019