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Grant, Minnesota
(Washington County)

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The location of Grant

Welcome to Grant ...

The city of Grant is located in Washington County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Grant has a population of 4,152 people<2> (see below for details).

Grant is 1,010 feet [308 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Grant is within the (651) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Grant had a population of 4,096 people. This makes Grant the county's 11th most populous community.

The population of Grant represents 0.08% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 164th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,096 people, the population of Grant increased 1.74% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,026 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Grant had an population of 4,152 people. This is an increase of 1.37% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.13% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Grant ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Minnesota communities named Grant: This one is located in Washington County and the other is located in Saint Louis County.

Beyond Minnesota, there are 53 communities that are also named Grant - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (7), Kentucky (3), Louisiana (2), Michigan (4), Missouri (3), Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Mexico, New York (2), Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee (2), Texas (2), Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

Websites for Grant ...

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 Grant. 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 Grant. 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 Grant.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grant ...

Looking for more information about Grant? 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 Grant? 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 Grant, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Grant.

Communities near Grant ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Minneapolis   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Grant

Located in Hennepin County

Saint Paul   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Grant

Located in Ramsey County

Woodbury   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Grant

Blaine   [Map]

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

Located in Anoka County

Maplewood   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Grant

Located in Ramsey County

Cottage Grove   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Grant

Roseville   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of Grant

Located in Ramsey County

Inver Grove Heights   [Map]

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

Located in Dakota County

Brooklyn Center   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Grant

Located in Hennepin County

Oakdale   [Map]

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Grant.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grant - 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' (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- Grant) 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 Grant. 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 Grant

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grant. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.0826, Longitude: -92.9090     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Grant have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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