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Cologne, Minnesota

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The location of Cologne

Welcome to Cologne ...

The city of Cologne is located in Carver County.

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

The pronunciation of Cologne: KUH-lohn<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Cologne has a population of 1,750 people<3> (see below for details).

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

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

The area code for Cologne: (952)

The ZIP code for Cologne: 55322<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cologne had a population of 1,519 people. This makes Cologne the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of Cologne represents 0.03% of the population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 293rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,519 people, the population of Cologne increased 50.1% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,012 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Cologne had an population of 1,750 people. This is an increase of 15.21% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 72.92% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Cologne ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Cologne - they are located in New Jersey, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

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 Cologne. 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 Cologne. 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 Cologne.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cologne ...

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

Communities near Cologne ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Eden Prairie   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the East (E) of Cologne

Located in Hennepin County

Minnetonka   [Map]

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

Located in Hennepin County

Shakopee   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of Cologne

Located in Scott County

Prior Lake   [Map]

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

Located in Scott County

Chaska   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of Cologne

Chanhassen   [Map]

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

Waconia   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of Cologne

Victoria   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Cologne

Mound   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Cologne

Located in Hennepin County

Orono   [Map]

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

Located in Hennepin County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Minnesota

About Carver County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Cologne. 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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Cologne.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cologne - 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 Cologne). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Cologne 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cologne) 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 Cologne. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cologne

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cologne. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.7693, Longitude: -93.7927     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cologne have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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