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Carver, Minnesota

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The location of Carver

Welcome to Carver ...

The city of Carver is located in Carver County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Carver has a population of 4,960 people<2> (see below for details).

Carver is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Carver is located in the (952) area code.

The ZIP code for Carver: 55315<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Carver had a population of 3,724 people. This makes Carver the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Carver represents 0.07% of the population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 177th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,724 people, the population of Carver increased 194.15% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,266 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Carver had an population of 4,960 people. This is an increase of 33.19% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 291.79% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Carver ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Carver - they are located in Arkansas (2), Florida (2), Iowa, Kentucky, Massachusetts, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas and West Virginia.

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

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 Carver. 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 Carver. 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 Carver. Our list includes 5 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Carver ...

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

Communities near Carver ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Bloomington   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the East (E) of Carver

Located in Hennepin County

Plymouth   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Carver

Located in Hennepin County

Lakeville   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Carver

Located in Dakota County

Eden Prairie   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Carver

Located in Hennepin County

Burnsville   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Carver

Located in Dakota County

Minnetonka   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Carver

Located in Hennepin County

Edina   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Carver

Located in Hennepin County

Saint Louis Park   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Carver

Located in Hennepin County

Shakopee   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of Carver

Located in Scott County

Richfield   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Carver

Located in Hennepin County

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Carver.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Carver - 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 Carver). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Carver 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 '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- Carver) 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 Carver. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Carver

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carver. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.7586, Longitude: -93.6284     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Carver have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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