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The location of Chanhassen

Welcome to Chanhassen ...

The city of Chanhassen is primarily located in Carver County. A portion of Chanhassen extends into Hennepin County.

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

The pronunciation of Chanhassen: SHAN-has-suhn<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Chanhassen has a population of 25,666 people<3> (see below for details).

Chanhassen is 940 feet [287 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Chanhassen: (952)

The ZIP code for Chanhassen: 55317<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Chanhassen had a population of 22,952 people (or 25.21% of the total population of Carver County). This makes Chanhassen the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Chanhassen represents 0.43% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 44th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 22,952 people, the population of Chanhassen increased 12.95% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 20,321 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Chanhassen had an population of 25,666 people. This is an increase of 11.82% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 26.3% since the 2000 Census).

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

Websites for Chanhassen ...

Official Website:

Chamber of Commerce:

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 Chanhassen. 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 Chanhassen. 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 Chanhassen.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chanhassen ...

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

Communities near Chanhassen ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Minneapolis   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the Northeast (NE) of Chanhassen

Located in Hennepin County

Bloomington   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of Chanhassen

Located in Hennepin County

Plymouth   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Chanhassen

Located in Hennepin County

Maple Grove   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Chanhassen

Located in Hennepin County

Eagan   [Map]

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

Located in Dakota County

Lakeville   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Chanhassen

Located in Dakota County

Burnsville   [Map]

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

Located in Dakota County

Apple Valley   [Map]

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

Located in Dakota County

Minnetonka   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Chanhassen

Located in Hennepin County

Edina   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of Chanhassen

Located in Hennepin County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Minnesota

About Carver County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Chanhassen:

The official website for Carver 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 Chanhassen. 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 Chanhassen.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Chanhassen - 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 Chanhassen). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Chanhassen 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 '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- Chanhassen) 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 Chanhassen. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Chanhassen

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chanhassen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8543, Longitude: -93.5627     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chanhassen have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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