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Welcome to Appleton ...

The city of Appleton is located in Swift County.

The location of Appleton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Appleton has a population of 1,342 people<2> (see below for details).

Appleton is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Appleton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Appleton lies within the (320) area code.

The ZIP code for Appleton: 56208<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Appleton had a population of 1,412 people (or 14.43% of the total population of Swift County). This makes Appleton the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Appleton represents 0.03% of the population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 302nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,412 people, the population of Appleton decreased 50.82% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,871 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Appleton had an population of 1,342 people. This is a decrease of 4.96% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 53.26% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Appleton.

Communities near Appleton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Bellingham   [Map]   151   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Correll   [Map]   32   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Danvers   [Map]   91   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Dawson   [Map]   1,410   S   18 miles [29 km]
Holloway   [Map]   87   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Louisburg   [Map]   43   W   7 miles [11.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Appleton.

Communities Also Named Appleton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named Appleton - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas (4), Maine, Maryland, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Washington and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Appleton.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Appleton. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Appleton. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Appleton. Our list includes 7 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Appleton:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Appleton ...

Looking for more information about Appleton? 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 Appleton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Appleton.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Minnesota

About Swift County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Appleton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Swift County: www.swiftcounty.com/

The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Appleton.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Appleton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Appleton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Appleton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Appleton) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Appleton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Appleton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Appleton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.1996, Longitude: -96.0235     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Appleton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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