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Welcome to Dassel ...

The city of Dassel is located in Meeker County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Dassel has a population of 1,424 people<2> (see below for details).

Dassel is 1,070 feet [326 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Dassel lies within the (320) area code.

The ZIP code for Dassel: 55325<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Dassel had a population of 1,469 people (which is 6.3% of the total population of Meeker County). This makes Dassel the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Dassel represents 0.03% of the population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 296th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,469 people, the population of Dassel increased 19.14% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,233 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Dassel had an population of 1,424 people. This is a decrease of 3.06% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.49% since the 2000 Census).

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

Websites for Dassel ...

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 Dassel. 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 Dassel. 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 Dassel.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dassel ...

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

Communities near Dassel ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Hutchinson   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the South (S) of Dassel

Located in McLeod County

Litchfield   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the West (W) of Dassel

Annandale   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Dassel

Located in Wright County

Montrose   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the East (E) of Dassel

Located in Wright County

Cokato   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the East (E) of Dassel

Located in Wright County

Winsted   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Dassel

Located in McLeod County

Maple Lake   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Dassel

Located in Wright County

Howard Lake   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the East (E) of Dassel

Located in Wright County

Lester Prairie   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Dassel

Located in McLeod County

Waverly   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the East (E) of Dassel

Located in Wright County

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

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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 Dassel.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dassel - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Dassel). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Dassel or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Dassel) 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 Dassel. 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 Dassel

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dassel. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.0829, Longitude: -94.3143     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dassel have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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