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Welcome to Hinckley ...

The city of Hinckley is located in Pine County.

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

The pronunciation of Hinckley: HINK-lee<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Hinckley has a population of 1,925 people<3> (see below for details).

Hinckley is 1,010 feet [308 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Hinckley: (320)

The ZIP code for Hinckley: 55037<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hinckley had a population of 1,800 people (which is 6.05% of the total population of Pine County). This makes Hinckley the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Hinckley represents 0.03% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 268th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,800 people, the population of Hinckley increased 39.43% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,291 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Hinckley had an population of 1,925 people. This is an increase of 6.94% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 49.11% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Hinckley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Hinckley - they are located in California, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Maine, New York (2), Ohio, Texas (2) and Utah.

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

Websites for Hinckley ...

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 Hinckley. 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 Hinckley. 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 Hinckley. Our list includes 4 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hinckley ...

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

Communities near Hinckley ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Mora   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the Southwest (SW) of Hinckley

Located in Kanabec County

Pine City   [Map]

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

Sandstone   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of Hinckley

Rock Creek   [Map]

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

Grantsburg   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Hinckley

Located in Burnett County (WI)

Town of Grantsburg   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Hinckley

Located in Burnett County (WI)

Town of West Marshland   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Hinckley

Located in Burnett County (WI)

Askov   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Hinckley

Finlayson   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of Hinckley

Rutledge   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Hinckley

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

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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>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Hinckley. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hinckley.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hinckley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Hinckley). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hinckley or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Hinckley) 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 Hinckley. 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 Hinckley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hinckley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.0129, Longitude: -92.9285     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hinckley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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