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Welcome to Lancaster ...

The city of Lancaster is located in Kittson County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Lancaster has a population of 331 people<2> (see below for details).

Lancaster is 900 feet [274 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Lancaster: (218)

The ZIP code for Lancaster: 56735<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lancaster had a population of 340 people (which is 7.47% of the total population of Kittson County). This makes Lancaster the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 340 people, the population of Lancaster decreased 6.34% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 363 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Lancaster had an population of 331 people. This is a decrease of 2.65% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.82% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Lancaster ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Hallock   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the Southwest (SW) of Lancaster

Lake Bronson   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Lancaster

Kennedy   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of Lancaster

Halma   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Lancaster

Humboldt   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Lancaster

Donaldson   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Lancaster

Unorganized Territory of McKinley   [Map]

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

Unorganized Territory of East Kittson   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of Lancaster

Overstoneville   [Map]

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

Gardenton   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of Lancaster

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

Communities Also Named Lancaster ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 38 communities that are also named Lancaster - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida (2), Georgia (2), Illinois (3), Indiana (3), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri (2), New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

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 Lancaster. 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 Lancaster. 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 Lancaster.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lancaster ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Lancaster.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lancaster - 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 Lancaster). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lancaster 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lancaster) 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 Lancaster. 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 Lancaster

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lancaster. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.8576, Longitude: -96.8018     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lancaster have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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This page was last modified: 13 Oct 2019