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Edina, Minnesota

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The location of Edina

Welcome to Edina ...

The city of Edina is located in Hennepin County.

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

The pronunciation of Edina: EE-dy-nuh<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Edina has a population of 52,490 people<3> (see below for details).

Edina is 950 feet [290 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Edina had a population of 47,941 people. This makes Edina the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Edina represents 0.9% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 19th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 47,941 people, the population of Edina increased 1.09% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 47,425 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Edina had an population of 52,490 people. This is an increase of 9.49% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.68% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Edina ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Edina - they are located in Missouri and Quebec.

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

Websites for Edina ...

Official Website:

Chamber of Commerce:

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 Edina. 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 Edina. 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 Edina. Our list includes 11 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Edina:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Edina ...

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

Communities near Edina ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Minneapolis   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Edina

Saint Paul   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Edina

Located in Ramsey County

Brooklyn Park   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of Edina

Plymouth   [Map]

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

Maple Grove   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of Edina

Eagan   [Map]

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

Located in Dakota County

Lakeville   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of Edina

Located in Dakota County

Coon Rapids   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Edina

Located in Anoka County

Burnsville   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Edina

Located in Dakota County

Apple Valley   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Edina

Located in Dakota County

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Edina:

The official website for Hennepin 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.

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<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Edina. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Edina.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Edina - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Edina) 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 Edina. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Edina

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Edina. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8913, Longitude: -93.3602     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Edina have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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