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The location of Hopkins

Welcome to Hopkins ...

The city of Hopkins is located in Hennepin County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Hopkins has a population of 18,605 people<2> (see below for details).

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>

Population Details ...

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 total 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 (with a count of 17,145 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Hopkins had an population of 18,605 people. This is an increase of 5.76% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.52% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Hopkins ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Minneapolis   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Hopkins

Saint Paul   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of Hopkins

Located in Ramsey County

Bloomington   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Hopkins

Brooklyn Park   [Map]

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

Plymouth   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Hopkins

Maple Grove   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of Hopkins

Eagan   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Hopkins

Located in Dakota County

Lakeville   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Hopkins

Located in Dakota County

Blaine   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Hopkins

Located in Anoka County

Coon Rapids   [Map]

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

Located in Anoka County

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

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.

Websites for Hopkins ...

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 Hopkins. 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 Hopkins. 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 Hopkins.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 ...

The Communities of Minnesota

About Hennepin County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Hopkins:

The official website for Hennepin County:

The official website for State of Minnesota:

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 Hopkins.

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

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<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).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Hopkins. 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 Hopkins

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hopkins. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9259, Longitude: -93.4058     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hopkins have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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