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Welcome to Coon Rapids ...

The city of Coon Rapids is located in Anoka County<1>.



A typical abbreviation for Coon Rapids: Coon Rpds.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Coon Rapids has a population of 63,105 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

Coon Rapids is within the (763) area code.

Websites for Coon Rapids ...

Official Website: www.ci.coon-rapids.mn.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Coon Rapids had an population of 63,105 people. This is an increase of 2.65% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.43% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Coon Rapids had a population of 61,476 people (or 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 total 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).

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

Communities Also Named Coon Rapids ...

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

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

Communities near Coon Rapids ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Coon Rapids.

  • Minneapolis
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
  • Saint Paul
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
  • Plymouth
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plymouth have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plymouth
    • Plymouth is located in Hennepin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 79,635 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plymouth <4>
  • Maple Grove
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
  • Minnetonka
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minnetonka have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minnetonka
    • Minnetonka is located in Hennepin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 55,370 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minnetonka <4>
  • Edina
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edina
    • Edina is located in Hennepin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 52,477 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edina <4>
  • Saint Louis Park
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
  • Maplewood
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
  • Roseville
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roseville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roseville
    • Roseville is located in Ramsey County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,178 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roseville <4>
  • Brooklyn Center
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Coon Rapids. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Coon Rapids.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Coon Rapids.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Coon Rapids. See our Newspapers 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.

The official website for Coon Rapids: www.ci.coon-rapids.mn.us/

The official website for Anoka County: www.co.anoka.mn.us/

The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Minnesota's counties, including Anoka, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Coon Rapids.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Coon Rapids - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.









 

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