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Coon Rapids, Minnesota

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The location of Coon Rapids

Welcome to Coon Rapids ...

The city of Coon Rapids is located in Anoka County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Coon Rapids: Coon Rpds.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Coon Rapids has a population of 62,527 people<2> (see below for details).

Coon Rapids is 860 feet [262 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Coon Rapids: (763)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Coon Rapids had a population of 61,476 people (which is 18.58% of the total population of Anoka County). This makes Coon Rapids the county's most populous community.

The population of Coon Rapids represents 1.16% of the population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 12th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 61,476 people, the population of Coon Rapids has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 61,607 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Coon Rapids had an population of 62,527 people. This is an increase of 1.71% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.49% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Coon Rapids.

Communities Also Named Coon Rapids ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Coon Rapids - it's located in Iowa.

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

Websites for Coon Rapids ...

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 Coon Rapids. 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 Coon Rapids. 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 Coon Rapids.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Coon Rapids ...

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

Communities near Coon Rapids ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Minneapolis   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the South (S) of Coon Rapids

Located in Hennepin County

Saint Paul   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Coon Rapids

Located in Ramsey County

Plymouth   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Coon Rapids

Located in Hennepin County

Maple Grove   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Coon Rapids

Located in Hennepin County

Minnetonka   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Coon Rapids

Located in Hennepin County

Edina   [Map]

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

Located in Hennepin County

Saint Louis Park   [Map]

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

Located in Hennepin County

Maplewood   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Coon Rapids

Located in Ramsey County

Roseville   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Coon Rapids

Located in Ramsey County

Brooklyn Center   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of Coon Rapids

Located in Hennepin County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Minnesota

About Anoka County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Coon Rapids:

The official website for Anoka 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Coon Rapids.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Coon Rapids - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 from Point A (ie- Coon Rapids) 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 Coon Rapids. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Coon Rapids

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Coon Rapids. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.1755, Longitude: -93.3095     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Coon Rapids have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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