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Welcome to Kenyon ...

The city of Kenyon is located in Goodhue County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Kenyon: KEN-yuhn<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Kenyon has a population of 1,803 people<4> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Kenyon.

Kenyon is 1,150 feet [351 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Kenyon is within the boundaries of the (507) area code.

The ZIP code for Kenyon: 55946<6>

Websites for Kenyon ...

Official Website: www.cityofkenyon.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Kenyon had an population of 1,803 people. This is a decrease of 0.66% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.55% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kenyon had a population of 1,815 people. This makes Kenyon the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Kenyon represents 0.03% of the population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 267th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,815 people, the population of Kenyon increased 9.27% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,661 people).

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

Adding Kenyon to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Kenyon in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Kenyon was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Kenyon on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Minnesota (1932).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Kenyon on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Kenyon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Kenyon - they are located in Arkansas, California, Idaho, Rhode Island and Virginia.

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

Communities near Kenyon ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Kenyon.

  • Owatonna [Steele County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Owatonna
    • Owatonna [Steele County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the southwest of Kenyon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,672 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Owatonna
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Owatonna<8>
  • Faribault [Rice County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Faribault
    • Faribault [Rice County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the west of Kenyon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,905 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Faribault
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Faribault<8>
  • Northfield [Rice County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Northfield
    • Northfield [Rice County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the northwest of Kenyon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,756 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Northfield<8>
  • Rice Lake [Steele County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rice Lake
    • Rice Lake [Steele County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the south of Kenyon
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rice Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rice Lake
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cannon Falls [Goodhue County]
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      • Cannon Falls [Goodhue County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the north of Kenyon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,022 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cannon Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cannon Falls
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cannon Falls<8>
    • Zumbrota [Goodhue County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Zumbrota
      • Zumbrota [Goodhue County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the east of Kenyon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,530 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Zumbrota have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zumbrota
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Zumbrota<8>
    • Pine Island [Goodhue County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Island
      • Pine Island [Goodhue County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the east of Kenyon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,486 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Island have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Island
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pine Island<8>
    • Dodge Center [Dodge County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dodge Center
      • Dodge Center [Dodge County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the south of Kenyon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,798 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dodge Center have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dodge Center
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dodge Center<8>
    • Dundas [Rice County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dundas
      • Dundas [Rice County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the northwest of Kenyon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,652 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dundas have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dundas
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dundas<8>
    • Medford [Steele County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Medford
      • Medford [Steele County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the southwest of Kenyon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,255 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Medford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Medford

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

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Kenyon. 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 Kenyon.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Kenyon. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Kenyon.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kenyon ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Minnesota

About Goodhue County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Kenyon: www.cityofkenyon.com/

The official website for Goodhue County: www.co.goodhue.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 Goodhue, 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>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Kenyon. 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.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Kenyon.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kenyon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>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 Kenyon). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Kenyon or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Kenyon) 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 Kenyon. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from KenyonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kenyon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.2729, Longitude: -92.9853       In this case, the coordinates for Kenyon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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