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Eagan, Minnesota

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The location of Eagan

Welcome to Eagan ...

The city of Eagan is located in Dakota County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Eagan has a population of 66,527 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Eagan had a population of 64,206 people (or 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 total 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).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Eagan had an population of 66,527 people. This is an increase of 3.61% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.67% since the 2000 Census).

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.

Websites for Eagan ...

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 Eagan. 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 Eagan. 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 Eagan.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Communities near Eagan ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Minneapolis   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Eagan

Located in Hennepin County

Saint Paul   [Map]

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

Located in Ramsey County

Bloomington   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of Eagan

Located in Hennepin County

Woodbury   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Eagan

Located in Washington County

Lakeville   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Eagan

Eden Prairie   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Eagan

Located in Hennepin County

Burnsville   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Eagan

Minnetonka   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Eagan

Located in Hennepin County

Edina   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Eagan

Located in Hennepin County

Saint Louis Park   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Eagan

Located in Hennepin County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Eagan:

The official website for Dakota 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 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 '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- 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, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Eagan

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eagan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8168, Longitude: -93.1638     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Eagan have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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