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Welcome to Delano ...

The city of Delano is located in Wright County.

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

The pronunciation of Delano: DEL-uh-noh<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Delano has a population of 6,203 people<3> (see below for details).

Several communities named Delano share the same reason for their choice of Delano. We're speculating that it might apply here: Named for Columbus Delano, Secretary of the Interior under President Grant.

Delano is 920 feet [280 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Delano lies within the (763) area code.

The ZIP code for Delano: 55328<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Delano had a population of 5,464 people. This makes Delano the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Delano represents 0.1% of the population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 133rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,464 people, the population of Delano increased 42.4% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,837 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Delano had an population of 6,203 people. This is an increase of 13.52% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 61.66% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Delano ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Delano - they are located in California, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Nevada, New York, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee, Virginia and Washington.

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

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 Delano. 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 Delano. 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 Delano. Our list includes 7 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Delano ...

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

Communities near Delano ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Plymouth   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the East (E) of Delano

Located in Hennepin County

Maple Grove   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Delano

Located in Hennepin County

Minnetonka   [Map]

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

Located in Hennepin County

Chaska   [Map]

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

Located in Carver County

Chanhassen   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Delano

Located in Carver County

New Hope   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Delano

Located in Hennepin County

Saint Michael   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Delano

Otsego   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Delano

Buffalo   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of Delano

Monticello   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Delano

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Delano. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Wright County: www.co.wright.mn.us/

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

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>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Delano. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Delano.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Delano - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>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 Delano). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Delano or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>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- Delano) 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 Delano. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Delano

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Delano. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.0380, Longitude: -93.7910     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Delano have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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