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Welcome to Cannon Falls ...

The city of Cannon Falls is located in Goodhue County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Cannon Falls has a population of 4,051 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Cannon Falls.

Cannon Falls is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Cannon Falls: (507)

The ZIP code for Cannon Falls: 55009<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cannon Falls had an population of 4,051 people. This is a decrease of 0.78% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.75% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cannon Falls had a population of 4,083 people (or 8.84% of the total population of Goodhue County). This makes Cannon Falls the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Cannon Falls represents 0.08% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 166th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,083 people, the population of Cannon Falls increased 7.59% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,795 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Cannon Falls.

Adding Cannon Falls to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Cannon Falls in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Cannon Falls was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Cannon Falls on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Minnesota (1932).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Cannon Falls on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Cannon Falls ...

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

  • Lakeville [Dakota County]
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    • Lakeville [Dakota County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Cannon Falls
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 69,583 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lakeville<7>
  • Rosemount [Dakota County]
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    • Rosemount [Dakota County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Cannon Falls
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,798 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosemount have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosemount
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rosemount<7>
  • Farmington [Dakota County]
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    • Farmington [Dakota County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Cannon Falls
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,037 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Farmington<7>
  • Hastings [Dakota County]
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    • Hastings [Dakota County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Cannon Falls
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,889 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hastings
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hastings<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Northfield [Rice County]
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      • Northfield [Rice County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Cannon Falls
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,756 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Northfield<7>
    • Red Wing [Goodhue County]
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      • Red Wing [Goodhue County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Cannon Falls
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,416 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Wing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Wing
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Red Wing<7>
    • Prescott [Pierce County]
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      • Prescott [Pierce County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Cannon Falls
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,279 people
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    • Zumbrota [Goodhue County]
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      • Zumbrota [Goodhue County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Cannon Falls
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,530 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Zumbrota have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zumbrota
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Zumbrota<7>
    • Oak Grove [Pierce County]
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      • Oak Grove [Pierce County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Cannon Falls
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,240 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Grove
    • Kenyon [Goodhue County]
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      • Kenyon [Goodhue County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Cannon Falls
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,788 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kenyon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kenyon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kenyon<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 Cannon Falls. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cannon Falls.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cannon Falls ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Goodhue County: www.co.goodhue.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 Goodhue, 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 Cannon Falls.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cannon Falls - 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 Cannon Falls). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Cannon Falls 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Cannon Falls) 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 Cannon Falls. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cannon FallsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cannon Falls. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.5134, Longitude: -92.9035       In this case, the coordinates for Cannon Falls 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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