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Welcome to Isanti ...

The city of Isanti is located in Isanti County.

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

The pronunciation of Isanti: EYE-san-tee<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Isanti has a population of 5,901 people<3> (see below for details).

Isanti is 930 feet [283 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Isanti: (763)

The ZIP code for Isanti: 55040<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Isanti had a population of 5,251 people (which is 13.89% of the total population of Isanti County). This makes Isanti the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Isanti represents 0.1% of the population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 140th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,251 people, the population of Isanti increased 125.95% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,324 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Isanti had an population of 5,901 people. This is an increase of 12.38% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 153.92% since the 2000 Census).

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

Websites for Isanti ...

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 Isanti. 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 Isanti. 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 Isanti.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Isanti ...

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

Communities near Isanti ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Andover   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the South (S) of Isanti

Located in Anoka County

Ramsey   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Isanti

Located in Anoka County

Elk River   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Isanti

Located in Sherburne County

Ham Lake   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Isanti

Located in Anoka County

East Bethel   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of Isanti

Located in Anoka County

North Branch   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Isanti

Located in Chisago County

Oak Grove   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of Isanti

Located in Anoka County

Wyoming   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Isanti

Located in Chisago County

Saint Francis   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Isanti

Located in Anoka County

Zimmerman   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Isanti

Located in Sherburne County

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

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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 Isanti. 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 Isanti.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Isanti - 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 Isanti). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Isanti 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Isanti) 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 Isanti. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Isanti

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Isanti. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.4927, Longitude: -93.2504     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Isanti have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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