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Welcome to Brooklyn Park ...

The city of Brooklyn Park is located in Hennepin County<1>.


The location of Brooklyn Park has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>


The pronunciation of Brooklyn Park: BROOK-luhn<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Brooklyn Park has a population of 80,383 people<4> (see below for details).

Brooklyn Park is 860 feet [262 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

The area code for Brooklyn Park: (763)

Websites for Brooklyn Park ...

Official Website: www.brooklynpark.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Brooklyn Park had an population of 80,383 people. This is an increase of 6.07% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 19.28% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Brooklyn Park had a population of 75,781 people (which is 6.58% of the total population of Hennepin County). This makes Brooklyn Park the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Brooklyn Park represents 1.43% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 75,781 people, the population of Brooklyn Park increased 12.45% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 67,388 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Brooklyn Park.

Communities Also Named Brooklyn Park ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Brooklyn Park - it's located in Maryland.

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

Communities near Brooklyn Park ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Brooklyn Park.

  • Minneapolis
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
  • Saint Paul
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Bloomington
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
  • Plymouth
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plymouth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plymouth
    • Plymouth is located in Hennepin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 79,635 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plymouth <6>
  • Blaine
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blaine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blaine
    • Blaine is located in Anoka County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 66,697 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blaine <6>
  • Eden Prairie
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
  • Minnetonka
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minnetonka have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minnetonka
    • Minnetonka is located in Hennepin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 55,370 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minnetonka <6>
  • Edina
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edina
    • Edina is located in Hennepin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 52,477 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edina <6>
  • Saint Louis Park
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
  • Maplewood
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Brooklyn Park. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Brooklyn Park.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Brooklyn Park. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Brooklyn Park.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Brooklyn Park. See our Newspapers Page for Brooklyn Park.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brooklyn Park ...

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

The official website for Brooklyn Park: www.brooklynpark.org/

The official website for Hennepin County: www.hennepin.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Minnesota's counties, including Hennepin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Brooklyn Park. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Brooklyn Park.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brooklyn Park - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.









 

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