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Champlin, Minnesota

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The location of Champlin

Welcome to Champlin ...

The city of Champlin is located in Hennepin County.

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

The pronunciation of Champlin: CHAMP-lin<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Champlin has a population of 25,346 people<3> (see below for details).

Champlin was established in 1852.

The community of Champlin is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Champlin is within the (763) area code.

The ZIP code for Champlin: 55316<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Champlin had a population of 23,089 people. This makes Champlin the county's 12th most populous community.

The population of Champlin represents 0.44% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 42nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 23,089 people, the population of Champlin increased 4.04% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 22,193 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Champlin had an population of 25,346 people. This is an increase of 9.78% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.21% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Champlin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Champlin - they are located in Illinois and Utah.

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

Websites for Champlin ...

Official Website:

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 Champlin. 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 Champlin. 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 Champlin.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Champlin ...

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

Communities near Champlin ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Minneapolis   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the Southeast (SE) of Champlin

Plymouth   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of Champlin

Blaine   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of Champlin

Located in Anoka County

Minnetonka   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Champlin

Edina   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Champlin

Saint Louis Park   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of Champlin

Roseville   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Champlin

Located in Ramsey County

Andover   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Champlin

Located in Anoka County

Brooklyn Center   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Champlin

Fridley   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Champlin

Located in Anoka County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Minnesota

About Hennepin County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Champlin:

The official website for Hennepin County:

The official website for State of Minnesota:

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 pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Champlin. 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.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Champlin.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Champlin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 Champlin). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Champlin or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Champlin) 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 Champlin. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Champlin

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Champlin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.1703, Longitude: -93.3905     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Champlin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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