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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).

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 (which had 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 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
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
  • Saint Paul
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
  • Bloomington
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
  • Plymouth
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plymouth have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plymouth
    • Plymouth is located in Hennepin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 79,635 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plymouth <4>
  • Woodbury
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodbury have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodbury
    • Woodbury is located in Washington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 74,255 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodbury <4>
  • Lakeville
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
  • Eden Prairie
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
  • Burnsville
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burnsville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burnsville
    • Burnsville is located in Dakota County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 62,170 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnsville <4>
  • Minnetonka
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minnetonka have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minnetonka
    • Minnetonka is located in Hennepin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 55,370 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minnetonka <4>
  • Apple Valley
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Apple Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Apple Valley
    • Apple Valley is located in Dakota County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 54,847 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Apple Valley <4>

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.

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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.









 

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