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Fridley, Minnesota

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Welcome to Fridley ...

The city of Fridley is located in Anoka County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Fridley has a population of 27,742 people<2> (see below for details).

Fridley was established in 1847.

The community of Fridley is 840 feet [256 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Fridley: (763)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fridley had a population of 27,208 people (which is 8.22% of the total population of Anoka County). This makes Fridley the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Fridley represents 0.51% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 33rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 27,208 people, the population of Fridley has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 27,449 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Fridley had an population of 27,742 people. This is an increase of 1.96% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.07% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Fridley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Fridley - it's located in Montana.

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

Websites for Fridley ...

Official Website:

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 Fridley. 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 Fridley. 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 Fridley.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fridley ...

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

Communities near Fridley ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Minneapolis   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the South (S) of Fridley

Located in Hennepin County

Saint Paul   [Map]

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

Located in Ramsey County

Bloomington   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Fridley

Located in Hennepin County

Plymouth   [Map]

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

Located in Hennepin County

Maple Grove   [Map]

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

Located in Hennepin County

Eagan   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Fridley

Located in Dakota County

Blaine   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Fridley

Eden Prairie   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Fridley

Located in Hennepin County

Coon Rapids   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of Fridley

Minnetonka   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Fridley

Located in Hennepin County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Anoka County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Fridley:

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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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fridley.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fridley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Fridley) 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 Fridley. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fridley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fridley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.0842, Longitude: -93.2596     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fridley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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