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The location of Lakeland

Welcome to Lakeland ...

The city of Lakeland is located in Washington County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Lakeland has a population of 1,824 people<2> (see below for details).

Lakeland is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Lakeland: (651)

The ZIP code for Lakeland: 55043<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lakeland had a population of 1,796 people. This makes Lakeland the county's 16th most populous community.

The population of Lakeland represents 0.03% of the population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 270th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,796 people, the population of Lakeland decreased 6.31% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,917 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Lakeland had an population of 1,824 people. This is an increase of 1.56% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.85% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Lakeland ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Saint Paul   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the West (W) of Lakeland

Located in Ramsey County

Woodbury   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Lakeland

Maplewood   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Lakeland

Located in Ramsey County

Cottage Grove   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Lakeland

Roseville   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Lakeland

Located in Ramsey County

Inver Grove Heights   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Lakeland

Located in Dakota County

Oakdale   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of Lakeland

Shoreview   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Lakeland

Located in Ramsey County

White Bear Lake   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Lakeland

Located in Ramsey County

Hastings   [Map]

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

Located in Dakota County

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

Communities Also Named Lakeland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 30 communities that are also named Lakeland - they are located in Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Manitoba, Maryland (3), Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri (2), New Brunswick, New Jersey, New York (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio (3), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (2), Utah, Virginia (2) and Washington.

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

Websites for Lakeland ...

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 Lakeland. 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 Lakeland. 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 Lakeland.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lakeland ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Minnesota

About Washington County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Lakeland:

The official website for Washington 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 Lakeland.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lakeland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9633, Longitude: -92.7738     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lakeland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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