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Welcome to Eden Prairie ...

The city of Eden Prairie is located in Hennepin County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Eden Prairie: Eden Pr.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Eden Prairie has a population of 64,334 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

Eden Prairie lies within the (952) area code.

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

Population Details ...

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).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Eden Prairie had an population of 64,334 people. This is an increase of 5.82% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.18% since the 2000 Census).

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.

Websites for Eden Prairie ...

Official Website:   www.edenprairie.org/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.epchamber.org/

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 Eden Prairie. 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 Eden Prairie. 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 Eden Prairie.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Communities near Eden Prairie ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Minneapolis   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Eden Prairie

Saint Paul   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Eden Prairie

Located in Ramsey County

Bloomington   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of Eden Prairie

Brooklyn Park   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Eden Prairie

Plymouth   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of Eden Prairie

Maple Grove   [Map]

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

Eagan   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Eden Prairie

Located in Dakota County

Lakeville   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Eden Prairie

Located in Dakota County

Burnsville   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Eden Prairie

Located in Dakota County

Apple Valley   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Eden Prairie

Located in Dakota County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Minnesota

About Hennepin County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Eden Prairie - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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.

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<5>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 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Eden Prairie

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eden Prairie. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8486, Longitude: -93.4596     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Eden Prairie have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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