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Welcome to Gem Lake ...

The city of Gem Lake is located in Ramsey County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Gem Lake: Gem Lk.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Gem Lake has a population of 483 people<2> (see below for details).

Gem Lake is 940 feet [287 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gem Lake had a population of 393 people. This makes Gem Lake the county's 16th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 393 people, the population of Gem Lake decreased 6.21% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 419 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Gem Lake had an population of 483 people. This is an increase of 22.9% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.27% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Gem Lake.

Communities Also Named Gem Lake ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Gem Lake - it's located in Manitoba.

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

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 Gem Lake. 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 Gem Lake. 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 Gem Lake.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gem Lake ...

Looking for more information about Gem Lake? 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.

Looking for more information about Gem Lake? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Gem Lake, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Gem Lake.

Communities near Gem Lake ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Minneapolis   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Gem Lake

Located in Hennepin County

Saint Paul   [Map]

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

Brooklyn Park   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Gem Lake

Located in Hennepin County

Woodbury   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Gem Lake

Located in Washington County

Eagan   [Map]

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

Located in Dakota County

Blaine   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Gem Lake

Located in Anoka County

Coon Rapids   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Gem Lake

Located in Anoka County

Edina   [Map]

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

Located in Hennepin County

Saint Louis Park   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Gem Lake

Located in Hennepin County

Cottage Grove   [Map]

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

Located in Washington County

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Ramsey County: www.co.ramsey.mn.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 Gem Lake.

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

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<4>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- Gem Lake) 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 Gem Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Gem Lake

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gem Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.0580, Longitude: -93.0404     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gem Lake have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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