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Welcome to Hopkins ...

The city of Hopkins is located in Hennepin County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hopkins has a population of 18,453 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Hopkins.

Hopkins is 930 feet [283 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Hopkins lies within the (952) area code.

The ZIP codes for Hopkins: 55305, 55343<4>

Websites for Hopkins ...

Official Website: www.hopkinsmn.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hopkins had an population of 18,453 people. This is an increase of 4.9% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.63% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hopkins had a population of 17,591 people. This makes Hopkins the county's 16th most populous community.

The population of Hopkins represents 0.33% of the population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 62nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 17,591 people, the population of Hopkins increased 2.6% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 17,145 people).

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

Adding Hopkins to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Hopkins in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Hopkins was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Hopkins on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Hopkins ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 20 communities that are also named Hopkins - they are located in Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Michigan (2), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Hopkins ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Hopkins.

  • Minneapolis [Hennepin County]
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    • Minneapolis [Hennepin County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Hopkins
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 433,111 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minneapolis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minneapolis<6>
  • Saint Paul [Ramsey County]
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    • Saint Paul [Ramsey County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Hopkins
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 306,717 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Paul
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Paul<6>
  • Bloomington [Hennepin County]
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    • Bloomington [Hennepin County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Hopkins
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 84,583 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bloomington<6>
  • Plymouth [Hennepin County]
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    • Plymouth [Hennepin County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Hopkins
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 79,635 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plymouth have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plymouth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plymouth<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Brooklyn Park [Hennepin County]
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      • Brooklyn Park [Hennepin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Hopkins
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 79,574 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brooklyn Park have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brooklyn Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brooklyn Park<6>
    • Maple Grove [Hennepin County]
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      • Maple Grove [Hennepin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Hopkins
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 72,881 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maple Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maple Grove<6>
    • Blaine [Anoka County]
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      • Blaine [Anoka County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Hopkins
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 66,697 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blaine have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blaine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blaine<6>
    • Eagan [Dakota County]
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      • Eagan [Dakota County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Hopkins
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 65,975 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eagan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eagan<6>
    • Coon Rapids [Anoka County]
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      • Coon Rapids [Anoka County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Hopkins
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 62,935 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coon Rapids
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coon Rapids<6>
    • Burnsville [Dakota County]
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      • Burnsville [Dakota County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Hopkins
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 62,170 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burnsville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnsville<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Hopkins. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hopkins.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hopkins. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Hopkins.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hopkins. See our Newspapers Page for Hopkins.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hopkins ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Hopkins: www.hopkinsmn.com/

The official website for Hennepin County: www.hennepin.us/

The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Minnesota's counties, including Hennepin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hopkins.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hopkins - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Hopkins). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hopkins or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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- Hopkins) 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 Hopkins. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HopkinsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hopkins. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9261, Longitude: -93.4060    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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