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Welcome to Inver Grove Heights ...

The city of Inver Grove Heights is located in Dakota County<1>.

The location of Inver Grove Heights has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Inver Grove Heights has a population of 35,709 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Inver Grove Heights.

Inver Grove Heights is 930 feet [283 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Inver Grove Heights: (651)

The ZIP codes for Inver Grove Heights: 55076-55077<5>

Websites for Inver Grove Heights ...

Official Website: www.ci.inver-grove-heights.mn.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Inver Grove Heights had an population of 35,709 people. This is an increase of 5.4% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 20.03% since the 2000 Census).

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 (which had a count of 29,751 people).

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

Communities near Inver Grove Heights ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Inver Grove Heights.

  • Minneapolis [Hennepin County]
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    • Minneapolis [Hennepin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Inver Grove Heights
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 433,111 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minneapolis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minneapolis<7>
  • Saint Paul [Ramsey County]
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    • Saint Paul [Ramsey County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the north of Inver Grove Heights
    • 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<7>
  • Bloomington [Hennepin County]
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    • Bloomington [Hennepin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Inver Grove Heights
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 84,583 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bloomington<7>
  • Woodbury [Washington County]
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    • Woodbury [Washington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Inver Grove Heights
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 74,255 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodbury<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lakeville [Dakota County]
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      • Lakeville [Dakota County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Inver Grove Heights
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 69,583 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lakeville<7>
    • Eden Prairie [Hennepin County]
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      • Eden Prairie [Hennepin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Inver Grove Heights
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 64,894 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eden Prairie<7>
    • Burnsville [Dakota County]
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      • Burnsville [Dakota County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Inver Grove Heights
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 62,170 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burnsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnsville<7>
    • Apple Valley [Dakota County]
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      • Apple Valley [Dakota County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Inver Grove Heights
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 54,847 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Apple Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Apple Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Apple Valley<7>
    • Edina [Hennepin County]
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      • Edina [Hennepin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Inver Grove Heights
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 52,477 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edina
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edina<7>
    • Saint Louis Park [Hennepin County]
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      • Saint Louis Park [Hennepin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Inver Grove Heights
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 48,821 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Louis Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Louis Park<7>

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 Inver Grove Heights. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Inver Grove Heights.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Inver Grove Heights.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Inver Grove Heights. See our Newspapers 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Minnesota

About Dakota County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Inver Grove Heights: www.ci.inver-grove-heights.mn.us/

The official website for Dakota County: www.co.dakota.mn.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 Dakota, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Inver Grove Heights.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Inver Grove Heights - 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 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.
<6>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- 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 HeightsOur 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       In this case, the coordinates for Inver Grove Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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