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Welcome to Ellendale ...

The city of Ellendale is located in Steele County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Ellendale has a population of 681 people<2> (see below for details).

Ellendale is 1,270 feet [387 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Ellendale is within the (507) area code.

The ZIP code for Ellendale: 56026<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ellendale had a population of 691 people. This makes Ellendale the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Ellendale represents 0.01% of the population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 429th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 691 people, the population of Ellendale increased 17.12% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 590 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Ellendale had an population of 681 people. This is a decrease of 1.45% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.42% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Ellendale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Ellendale - they are located in Delaware, Louisiana, Missouri, Nevada, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Tennessee and Virginia.

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

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 Ellendale. 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 Ellendale. 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 Ellendale.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ellendale ...

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

Communities near Ellendale ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Owatonna   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the North (N) of Ellendale

Albert Lea   [Map]

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

Located in Freeborn County

Waseca   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Ellendale

Located in Waseca County

Blooming Prairie   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of Ellendale

New Richland   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of Ellendale

Located in Waseca County

Clarks Grove   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of Ellendale

Located in Freeborn County

Alden   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Ellendale

Located in Freeborn County

Claremont   [Map]

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

Located in Dodge County

Hartland   [Map]

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

Located in Freeborn County

Hollandale   [Map]

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

Located in Freeborn County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Minnesota

About Steele County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ellendale. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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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 Ellendale.

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

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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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ellendale) 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 Ellendale. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ellendale

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ellendale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.8724, Longitude: -93.2966     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ellendale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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