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Welcome to Blaine ...

The city of Blaine is primarily located in Anoka County. A portion of Blaine extends into Ramsey County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Blaine has a population of 65,212 people<2> (see below for details).

Blaine was established in 1862.

The community of Blaine is 900 feet [274 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Blaine lies within the (763) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Blaine had a population of 57,186 people (or 17.28% of the total population of Anoka County). This makes Blaine the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Blaine represents 1.08% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 15th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 57,186 people, the population of Blaine increased 27.24% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 44,942 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Blaine had an population of 65,212 people. This is an increase of 14.03% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 45.1% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Blaine ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 29 communities that are also named Blaine - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Nebraska, Nevada (2), New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon (2), South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Websites for Blaine ...

Official Website:   www.ci.blaine.mn.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.metronorthchamber.org/

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 Blaine. 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 Blaine. 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 Blaine.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blaine ...

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

Communities near Blaine ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Minneapolis   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the South (S) of Blaine

Located in Hennepin County

Saint Paul   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of Blaine

Located in Ramsey County

Brooklyn Park   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Blaine

Located in Hennepin County

Plymouth   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Blaine

Located in Hennepin County

Maple Grove   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of Blaine

Located in Hennepin County

Saint Louis Park   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Blaine

Located in Hennepin County

Maplewood   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Blaine

Located in Ramsey County

Roseville   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of Blaine

Located in Ramsey County

Andover   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Blaine

Brooklyn Center   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Blaine

Located in Hennepin County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Minnesota

About Anoka County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Blaine: www.ci.blaine.mn.us/

The official website for Anoka County: www.co.anoka.mn.us/

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 Blaine.

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

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Blaine) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blaine. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.1698, Longitude: -93.2078     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Blaine have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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