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Welcome to Kerkhoven ...

The city of Kerkhoven is located in Swift County.

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

The pronunciation of Kerkhoven: KERK-hoh-vuhn<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Kerkhoven has a population of 706 people<3> (see below for details).

Kerkhoven is 1,100 feet [335 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Kerkhoven: (320)

The ZIP code for Kerkhoven: 56252<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kerkhoven had a population of 759 people (which is 7.76% of the total population of Swift County). This makes Kerkhoven the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Kerkhoven represents 0.01% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 409th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 759 people, the population of Kerkhoven has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 759 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Kerkhoven had an population of 706 people. This is a decrease of 6.98% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.98% since the 2000 Census).

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

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 Kerkhoven. 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 Kerkhoven. 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 Kerkhoven.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kerkhoven ...

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

Communities near Kerkhoven ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Willmar   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the East (E) of Kerkhoven

Located in Kandiyohi County

Benson   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Kerkhoven

New London   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Kerkhoven

Located in Kandiyohi County

Clara City   [Map]

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

Located in Chippewa County

Spicer   [Map]

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

Located in Kandiyohi County

Raymond   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Kerkhoven

Located in Kandiyohi County

Pennock   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Kerkhoven

Located in Kandiyohi County

Prinsburg   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Kerkhoven

Located in Kandiyohi County

Kandiyohi   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Kerkhoven

Located in Kandiyohi County

Murdock   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Kerkhoven

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Minnesota

About Swift County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Kerkhoven. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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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>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Kerkhoven. 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.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Kerkhoven.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kerkhoven - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 Kerkhoven). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Kerkhoven or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Kerkhoven) 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 Kerkhoven. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Kerkhoven

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kerkhoven. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.1923, Longitude: -95.3200     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Kerkhoven have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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