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Welcome to Inver Grove Heights ...

The city of Inver Grove Heights is located in Dakota County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Inver Grove Heights: Inver Grv. Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Inver Grove Heights has a population of 35,481 people<2> (see below for details).

Inver Grove Heights is 930 feet [283 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Inver Grove Heights lies within the (651) area code.

The ZIP codes for Inver Grove Heights: 55076-55077<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Inver Grove Heights had a population of 33,880 people (which is 8.5% of the total population of Dakota County). This makes Inver Grove Heights the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Inver Grove Heights represents 0.64% of the population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 27th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 33,880 people, the population of Inver Grove Heights increased 13.88% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 29,751 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Inver Grove Heights had an population of 35,481 people. This is an increase of 4.73% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 19.26% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Inver Grove Heights.

Communities near Inver Grove Heights ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Minneapolis   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Inver Grove Heights

Located in Hennepin County

Saint Paul   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of Inver Grove Heights

Located in Ramsey County

Bloomington   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of Inver Grove Heights

Located in Hennepin County

Woodbury   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Inver Grove Heights

Located in Washington County

Lakeville   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Inver Grove Heights

Eden Prairie   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Inver Grove Heights

Located in Hennepin County

Burnsville   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of Inver Grove Heights

Apple Valley   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Inver Grove Heights

Edina   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Inver Grove Heights

Located in Hennepin County

Saint Louis Park   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Inver Grove Heights

Located in Hennepin County

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

Websites for Inver Grove Heights ...

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 Inver Grove Heights. 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 Inver Grove Heights. 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 Inver Grove Heights.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Inver Grove Heights:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Inver Grove Heights ...

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

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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.

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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 Inver Grove Heights.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Inver Grove Heights - 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 Inver Grove Heights). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Inver Grove Heights or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Inver Grove Heights includes: 55076 & 55077.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Inver Grove Heights) 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 Inver Grove Heights. 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 Inver Grove Heights

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Inver Grove Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8245, Longitude: -93.0596     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Inver Grove Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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