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Corcoran, Minnesota

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Welcome to Corcoran ...

The city of Corcoran is located in Hennepin County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Corcoran has a population of 6,101 people<2> (see below for details).

Corcoran is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Corcoran had a population of 5,379 people. This makes Corcoran the county's 24th most populous community.

The population of Corcoran represents 0.1% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 135th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,379 people, the population of Corcoran decreased 4.46% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,630 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Corcoran had an population of 6,101 people. This is an increase of 13.42% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.37% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Corcoran ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Corcoran - they are located in Alabama, California, Colorado (2) and West Virginia.

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

Websites for Corcoran ...

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 Corcoran. 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 Corcoran. 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 Corcoran.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Corcoran ...

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

Communities near Corcoran ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Minneapolis   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Corcoran

Brooklyn Park   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Corcoran

Plymouth   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Corcoran

Maple Grove   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of Corcoran

Blaine   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Corcoran

Located in Anoka County

Eden Prairie   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Corcoran

Coon Rapids   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Corcoran

Located in Anoka County

Minnetonka   [Map]

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

Edina   [Map]

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

Saint Louis Park   [Map]

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Minnesota

About Hennepin County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Corcoran:

The official website for Hennepin 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Corcoran.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Corcoran - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Corcoran) 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 Corcoran. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Corcoran

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Corcoran. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.1088, Longitude: -93.5836     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Corcoran have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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