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Coon Rapids, Minnesota

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Welcome to Coon Rapids ...

The city of Coon Rapids is located in Anoka County.

A typical abbreviation for Coon Rapids: Coon Rpds.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Coon Rapids has a population of 62,359 people<1> (see below for details).

Coon Rapids is 860 feet [262 m] above sea level.<2>.

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 (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 (that had a count of 61,607 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Coon Rapids had an population of 62,359 people. This is an increase of 1.44% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.22% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Coon Rapids ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2016
Brooklyn Center   [Map]   30,870   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Edina   [Map]   51,350   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Maple Grove   [Map]   69,576   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Maplewood   [Map]   40,150   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Minneapolis   [Map]   413,651   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Minnetonka   [Map]   52,369   SW   18 miles [29 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Coon Rapids. We make it easy to see an overhead 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:

Websites for Coon Rapids ...

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

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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Coon Rapids.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Coon Rapids. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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: www.state.mn.us/

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Coon Rapids. A straight line distance ignores things 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 (or directions), 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 that we are using 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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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Coon Rapids.