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Welcome to Burnsville ...

The city of Burnsville is located in Dakota County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Burnsville has a population of 61,395 people<3> (see below for details).

Burnsville was established in 1855.

The community of Burnsville is 960 feet [293 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Burnsville is within the boundaries of the (952) area code.

The ZIP codes for Burnsville: 55306, 55337<5>

Websites for Burnsville ...

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

Chamber of Commerce:   www.burnsvillechamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Burnsville had an population of 61,395 people. This is an increase of 1.81% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.95% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Burnsville had a population of 60,306 people (which is 15.13% of the total population of Dakota County). This makes Burnsville the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Burnsville represents 1.14% of the population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 14th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 60,306 people, the population of Burnsville has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 60,220 people).

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

Communities Also Named Burnsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Burnsville - they are located in Alabama, Indiana, Mississippi, New Brunswick, North Carolina (2), Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Burnsville ...

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

  • Minneapolis [Hennepin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minneapolis
    • Minneapolis [Hennepin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Burnsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 433,111 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minneapolis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minneapolis<7>
  • Saint Paul [Ramsey County]
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    • Saint Paul [Ramsey County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Burnsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 306,717 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Paul
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Paul<7>
  • Plymouth [Hennepin County]
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    • Plymouth [Hennepin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Burnsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 79,635 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Plymouth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plymouth<7>
  • Woodbury [Washington County]
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    • Woodbury [Washington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Burnsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 74,255 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodbury
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodbury<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lakeville [Dakota County]
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      • Lakeville [Dakota County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the south of Burnsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 69,583 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lakeville<7>
    • Eagan [Dakota County]
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      • Eagan [Dakota County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Burnsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 65,975 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eagan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eagan<7>
    • Eden Prairie [Hennepin County]
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      • Eden Prairie [Hennepin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Burnsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 64,894 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eden Prairie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eden Prairie<7>
    • Minnetonka [Hennepin County]
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      • Minnetonka [Hennepin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Burnsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 55,370 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Minnetonka
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minnetonka<7>
    • Edina [Hennepin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edina
      • Edina [Hennepin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the north of Burnsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 52,477 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edina
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edina<7>
    • Saint Louis Park [Hennepin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Louis Park
      • Saint Louis Park [Hennepin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Burnsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 48,821 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Louis Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Louis Park<7>

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 Burnsville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Burnsville.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Burnsville. 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 Burnsville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Burnsville. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Burnsville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Burnsville ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Burnsville: www.ci.burnsville.mn.us/

The official website for Dakota County: www.co.dakota.mn.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 Dakota, 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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Burnsville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Burnsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Burnsville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Burnsville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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 from Point A (ie- Burnsville) 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 Burnsville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BurnsvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Burnsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.7648, Longitude: -93.2794       In this case, the coordinates for Burnsville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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