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Welcome to Eden Prairie ...

The city of Eden Prairie is located in Hennepin County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Eden Prairie: Eden Pr.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Eden Prairie has a population of 64,896 people<2> (see below for details).

Eden Prairie was established in 1858.

The community of Eden Prairie is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Eden Prairie: (952)

The ZIP codes for Eden Prairie: 55344, 55346-55347<4>

Websites for Eden Prairie ...

Official Website:   www.edenprairie.org/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.epchamber.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Eden Prairie had an population of 64,896 people. This is an increase of 6.74% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 18.21% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Eden Prairie had a population of 60,797 people (or 5.28% of the total population of Hennepin County). This makes Eden Prairie the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Eden Prairie represents 1.15% of the population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 13th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 60,797 people, the population of Eden Prairie increased 10.74% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 54,901 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Eden Prairie.

Communities Also Named Eden Prairie ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Eden Prairie - it's located in Kansas.

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

Communities near Eden Prairie ...

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

  • Minneapolis [Hennepin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minneapolis
    • Minneapolis [Hennepin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Eden Prairie
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 433,111 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minneapolis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minneapolis<6>
  • Saint Paul [Ramsey County]
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    • Saint Paul [Ramsey County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Eden Prairie
    • 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<6>
  • Bloomington [Hennepin County]
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    • Bloomington [Hennepin County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Eden Prairie
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 84,583 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bloomington<6>
  • Plymouth [Hennepin County]
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    • Plymouth [Hennepin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Eden Prairie
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 79,635 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plymouth have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plymouth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plymouth<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Brooklyn Park [Hennepin County]
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      • Brooklyn Park [Hennepin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Eden Prairie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 79,574 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brooklyn Park have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brooklyn Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brooklyn Park<6>
    • Maple Grove [Hennepin County]
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      • Maple Grove [Hennepin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Eden Prairie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 72,881 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maple Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maple Grove<6>
    • Lakeville [Dakota County]
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      • Lakeville [Dakota County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Eden Prairie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 69,583 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lakeville<6>
    • Eagan [Dakota County]
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      • Eagan [Dakota County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Eden Prairie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 65,975 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eagan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eagan<6>
    • Burnsville [Dakota County]
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      • Burnsville [Dakota County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Eden Prairie
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 62,170 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burnsville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnsville<6>
    • Apple Valley [Dakota County]
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      • Apple Valley [Dakota County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Eden Prairie
      • 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.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Apple Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Apple Valley<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Eden Prairie ...

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

Adding Eden Prairie to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Eden Prairie in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Eden Prairie was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Eden Prairie on our Genealogy Page.

The Communities of Minnesota

About Hennepin County

About Minnesota

The official website for Eden Prairie: www.edenprairie.org/

The official website for Hennepin County: www.hennepin.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 Hennepin, 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 Eden Prairie.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Eden Prairie - 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 Eden Prairie). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Eden Prairie or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Eden Prairie includes: 55344, 55346 & 55347.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Eden Prairie) 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 Eden Prairie. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Eden PrairieOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eden Prairie. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8551, Longitude: -93.4601    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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