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Jordan, Minnesota
(Scott County)

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The location of Jordan

Welcome to Jordan ...

The city of Jordan is located in Scott County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Jordan has a population of 6,276 people<2> (see below for details).

Jordan is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Jordan: (952)

The ZIP code for Jordan: 55352<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Jordan had a population of 5,470 people. This makes Jordan the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Jordan represents 0.1% of the population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 132nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,470 people, the population of Jordan increased 42.71% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,833 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Jordan had an population of 6,276 people. This is an increase of 14.73% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 63.74% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Jordan ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Minnesota communities named Jordan: This one is located in Scott County and the other is located in Lake County.

Beyond Minnesota, there are 41 communities that are also named Jordan - they are located in Alabama (2), Arizona, Arkansas (3), California, Connecticut, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana (3), Iowa, Kentucky, Manitoba, Michigan (2), Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (2), Texas (2), Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Websites for Jordan ...

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 Jordan. 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 Jordan. 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 Jordan. Our list includes 6 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jordan ...

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

Communities near Jordan ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Bloomington   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Jordan

Located in Hennepin County

Lakeville   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Jordan

Located in Dakota County

Eden Prairie   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Jordan

Located in Hennepin County

Burnsville   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Jordan

Located in Dakota County

Shakopee   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Jordan

Savage   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Jordan

Prior Lake   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Jordan

Chaska   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of Jordan

Located in Carver County

Chanhassen   [Map]

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

Located in Carver County

Waconia   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Jordan

Located in Carver County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Minnesota

About Scott County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Jordan:

The official website for Scott 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 Jordan.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jordan - 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 Jordan). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Jordan 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 '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- Jordan) 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 Jordan. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Jordan

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jordan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.6645, Longitude: -93.6355     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Jordan have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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