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Welcome to Castle Rock ...

Castle Rock is located in Dakota County.

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

Castle Rock is 930 feet [283 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Castle Rock: (651)

The ZIP code for Castle Rock: 55010<3>

Communities Also Named Castle Rock ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Castle Rock - they are located in British Columbia, Colorado, Georgia, Kansas (2), Missouri (2), Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Utah, Virginia and Washington.

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

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 Castle Rock. 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 Castle Rock. 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 Castle Rock.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Castle Rock ...

Looking for more information about Castle Rock? 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.

Looking for more information about Castle Rock? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Castle Rock, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Castle Rock.

Communities near Castle Rock ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Eagan   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the North (N) of Castle Rock

Lakeville   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Castle Rock

Burnsville   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Castle Rock

Apple Valley   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of Castle Rock

Inver Grove Heights   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Castle Rock

Savage   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Castle Rock

Located in Scott County

Prior Lake   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Castle Rock

Located in Scott County

Rosemount   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of Castle Rock

Faribault   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Castle Rock

Located in Rice County

Farmington   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of Castle Rock

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Minnesota

About Dakota County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Dakota County: www.co.dakota.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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Castle Rock - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 community (such as Castle Rock). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Castle Rock or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Castle Rock) 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 Castle Rock. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Castle Rock

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Castle Rock. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.5439, Longitude: -93.1524     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Castle Rock have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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