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Welcome to Lakeville ...

The city of Lakeville is located in Dakota County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Lakeville has a population of 65,877 people<2> (see below for details).

Lakeville is 1,090 feet [332 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Lakeville is within the boundaries of the (952) area code.

The ZIP code for Lakeville: 55044<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lakeville had a population of 55,954 people (or 14.04% of the total population of Dakota County). This makes Lakeville the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Lakeville represents 1.05% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 16th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 55,954 people, the population of Lakeville increased 29.74% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 43,128 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Lakeville had an population of 65,877 people. This is an increase of 17.73% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 52.75% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Lakeville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Bloomington   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the North (N) of Lakeville

Located in Hennepin County

Eagan   [Map]

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

Eden Prairie   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Lakeville

Located in Hennepin County

Burnsville   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of Lakeville

Edina   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of Lakeville

Located in Hennepin County

Saint Louis Park   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Lakeville

Located in Hennepin County

Shakopee   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Lakeville

Located in Scott County

Cottage Grove   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Lakeville

Located in Washington County

Richfield   [Map]

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

Located in Hennepin County

Inver Grove Heights   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Lakeville

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

Communities Also Named Lakeville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named Lakeville - they are located in California, Connecticut, Florida (2), Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Brunswick (2), New York (4), Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island and Wisconsin.

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

Websites for Lakeville ...

Official Website:   www.ci.lakeville.mn.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.lakevillechambercvb.org/

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 Lakeville. 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 Lakeville. 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 Lakeville. Our list includes 7 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lakeville ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Minnesota

About Dakota County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Lakeville: www.ci.lakeville.mn.us/

The official website for Dakota County: www.co.dakota.mn.us/

The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/

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 Lakeville.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lakeville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.6779, Longitude: -93.2524     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lakeville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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