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The location of Litchfield

Welcome to Litchfield ...

The city of Litchfield is located in Meeker County and is the County Seat for Meeker County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Litchfield has a population of 6,643 people<2> (see below for details).

Litchfield is 1,130 feet [344 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Litchfield: (320)

The ZIP code for Litchfield: 55355<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Litchfield had a population of 6,726 people (which is 28.87% of the total population of Meeker County). This makes Litchfield the county's most populous community.

The population of Litchfield represents 0.13% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 121st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,726 people, the population of Litchfield increased 2.5% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,562 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Litchfield had an population of 6,643 people. This is a decrease of 1.23% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.23% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Litchfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Litchfield - they are located in Arizona, California, Illinois (2), Kansas, Maine, Michigan, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Quebec and Virginia.

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

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 Litchfield. 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 Litchfield. 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 Litchfield. Our list includes 10 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Litchfield ...

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

Communities near Litchfield ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Hutchinson   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Litchfield

Located in McLeod County

Cokato   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Litchfield

Located in Wright County

Dassel   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of Litchfield

Atwater   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of Litchfield

Located in Kandiyohi County

Eden Valley   [Map]

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

Watkins   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of Litchfield

Kimball   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Litchfield

Located in Stearns County

Kimball Prairie   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Litchfield

Located in Stearns County

Grove City   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of Litchfield

Kandiyohi   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Litchfield

Located in Kandiyohi County

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Litchfield.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Litchfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Litchfield). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Litchfield or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Litchfield) 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 Litchfield. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Litchfield

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Litchfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.1222, Longitude: -94.5254     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Litchfield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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