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Welcome to Ghent ...
The city of Ghent is located in Lyon County.
The location of Ghent has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
The pronunciation of Ghent: GENT<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2018, Ghent has a population of 370 people<3> (see below for details).
Ghent is 1,160 feet [354 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Ghent lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Ghent is within the (507) area code.
The ZIP code for Ghent: 56239<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Ghent had a population of 370 people. This makes Ghent the county's 7th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 370 people, the population of Ghent increased 17.46% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 315 people).
Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Ghent had an population of 370 people (or an increase of 17.46% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Ghent.
Communities Also Named Ghent ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Ghent - they are located in Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia (2) and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ghent.
Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Ghent:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ghent ...
Looking for more information about Ghent? 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 Ghent, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ghent.
Communities near Ghent ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the Southeast (SE) of Ghent
Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Ghent
Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Ghent
Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Ghent
Located in Yellow Medicine County
Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Ghent
Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Ghent
Located in Lincoln County
Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of Ghent
Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of Ghent
Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Ghent
Located in Yellow Medicine County
Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Ghent
Located in Redwood County
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Ghent.
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This page was last modified: 11 Nov 2019