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The location of Lonsdale

Welcome to Lonsdale ...

The city of Lonsdale is located in Rice County.

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

The pronunciation of Lonsdale: LAHNS-dayl<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Lonsdale has a population of 4,088 people<3> (see below for details).

Lonsdale is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Lonsdale lies within the (507) area code.

The ZIP code for Lonsdale: 55046<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lonsdale had a population of 3,674 people (or 5.73% of the total population of Rice County). This makes Lonsdale the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Lonsdale represents 0.07% of the population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 181st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,674 people, the population of Lonsdale increased 146.41% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,491 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Lonsdale had an population of 4,088 people. This is an increase of 11.27% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 174.18% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Lonsdale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Lonsdale - they are located in Arkansas, Ontario, Rhode Island and Tennessee.

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

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 Lonsdale. 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 Lonsdale. 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 Lonsdale.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lonsdale ...

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

Communities near Lonsdale ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Lakeville   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the Northeast (NE) of Lonsdale

Located in Dakota County

Savage   [Map]

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

Located in Scott County

Prior Lake   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Lonsdale

Located in Scott County

Faribault   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Lonsdale

Farmington   [Map]

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

Located in Dakota County

Northfield   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of Lonsdale

New Prague   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Lonsdale

Located in Scott County

Belle Plaine   [Map]

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

Located in Scott County

Jordan   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Lonsdale

Located in Scott County

Elko New Market   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Lonsdale

Located in Scott County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Minnesota

About Rice County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Rice 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>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Lonsdale. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will 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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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lonsdale.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lonsdale - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>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 Lonsdale). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lonsdale or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>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- Lonsdale) 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 Lonsdale. 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 Lonsdale

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lonsdale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.4783, Longitude: -93.4222     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lonsdale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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