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Located in: Lac qui Parle County (see below)

Pronunciation: LAK-ki-PAR-uhl   <1>

Time Zone: Lac qui Parle lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)

Telephone Area Code: (320)

Elevation: 1,020 feet [310.9 m] above sea level<2>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<3>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Lac qui Parle. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.0005, Longitude: -95.9061     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lac qui Parle have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   45° 0' 1"
Lon:   -95° 54' 21"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<4>   Milan

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Lac qui Parle

GNIS ID:   646298
FIPS State / Place Code:   27 / 33830

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About Lac qui Parle County

The community of Madison is the County Seat for Lac qui Parle County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Lac qui Parle)


2018:<5>     6,658   (8.28% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     7,259   (10.02% decrease since 2000)
2000:     8,067

Total Area:<6>   778 sq. miles [2,015 km²]   - of which 1.67% is water (12.99 sq. miles [33.6 km²])

Housing Units:<7>   3,692

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Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Lac qui Parle

GNIS ID:   659482
FIPS State / County Code:   27 / 073

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Lac qui Parle)

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From the US Census


2018:     5,611,179   (5.79% increase since 2010)  
2010:     5,303,925   (7.81% increase since 2000)
2000:     4,919,479

Websites for State of Minnesota

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Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Minnesota

GNIS ID:   662849
FIPS State:   27

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<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation. While it might not be exactly right, it should 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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lac qui Parle - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Lac qui Parle, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<4>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Lac qui Parle.

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<5>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2018.

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<6>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Lac qui Parle. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<7>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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