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Welcome to Eagan ...

The city of Eagan is located in Dakota County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Eagan has a population of 66,433 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Eagan.

Eagan is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Websites for Eagan ...

Official Website: www.ci.eagan.mn.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Eagan had an population of 66,433 people. This is an increase of 3.47% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.53% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Eagan had a population of 64,206 people (which is 16.11% of the total population of Dakota County). This makes Eagan the county's most populous community.

The population of Eagan represents 1.21% of the population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 9th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 64,206 people, the population of Eagan increased 1.02% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 63,557 people).

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

Communities Also Named Eagan ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Eagan - it's located in Tennessee.

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

Communities near Eagan ...

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

  • Minneapolis [Hennepin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minneapolis
    • Minneapolis [Hennepin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Eagan
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 433,111 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minneapolis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minneapolis<5>
  • Saint Paul [Ramsey County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Paul
    • Saint Paul [Ramsey County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Eagan
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 306,717 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Paul
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Paul<5>
  • Bloomington [Hennepin County]
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    • Bloomington [Hennepin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Eagan
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 84,583 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bloomington<5>
  • Plymouth [Hennepin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plymouth
    • Plymouth [Hennepin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Eagan
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 79,635 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plymouth have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plymouth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plymouth<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Woodbury [Washington County]
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      • Woodbury [Washington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Eagan
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 74,255 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodbury have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodbury
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodbury<5>
    • Lakeville [Dakota County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeville
      • Lakeville [Dakota County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Eagan
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 69,583 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lakeville<5>
    • Eden Prairie [Hennepin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eden Prairie
      • Eden Prairie [Hennepin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Eagan
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 64,894 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eden Prairie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eden Prairie<5>
    • Burnsville [Dakota County]
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      • Burnsville [Dakota County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Eagan
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 62,170 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burnsville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnsville<5>
    • Minnetonka [Hennepin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minnetonka
      • Minnetonka [Hennepin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Eagan
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 55,370 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minnetonka have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minnetonka
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minnetonka<5>
    • Apple Valley [Dakota County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Apple Valley
      • Apple Valley [Dakota County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Eagan
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 54,847 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Apple Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Apple Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Apple Valley<5>

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 Eagan. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Eagan.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Eagan. 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 Eagan.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Eagan. See our Newspapers Page for Eagan.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Eagan ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Dakota County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Eagan: www.ci.eagan.mn.us/

The official website for Dakota County: www.co.dakota.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 Dakota, 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 Eagan.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Eagan - 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- Eagan) 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 Eagan. 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 EaganOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eagan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8336, Longitude: -93.1671    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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