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The location of Luverne

Welcome to Luverne ...

The city of Luverne is located in Rock County and is the County Seat for Rock County.

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

The pronunciation of Luverne: luh-VERN<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Luverne has a population of 4,580 people<3> (see below for details).

Luverne is 1,460 feet [445 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Luverne: (507)

The ZIP code for Luverne: 56156<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Luverne had a population of 4,745 people (which is 48.98% of the total population of Rock County). This makes Luverne the county's most populous community.

The population of Luverne represents 0.09% of the population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 149th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,745 people, the population of Luverne increased 2.77% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,617 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Luverne had an population of 4,580 people. This is a decrease of 3.48% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.8% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Luverne ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Luverne - they are located in Alabama and North Dakota.

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

Websites for Luverne ...

Official Website:

Chamber of Commerce:

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 Luverne. 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 Luverne. 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 Luverne. Our list includes 7 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Luverne ...

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

Communities near Luverne ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Brandon   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the West (W) of Luverne

Located in Minnehaha County (SD)

Rock Rapids   [Map]

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

Located in Lyon County (IA)

Adrian   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Luverne

Located in Nobles County

Garretson   [Map]

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

Located in Minnehaha County (SD)

Edgerton   [Map]

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

Located in Pipestone County

Larchwood   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Luverne

Located in Lyon County (IA)

Valley Springs   [Map]

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

Located in Minnehaha County (SD)

Hills   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Luverne

Jasper   [Map]

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

Located in Pipestone County

Ellsworth   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Luverne

Located in Nobles County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Luverne:

The official website for Rock 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.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Luverne. 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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Luverne.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Luverne - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Luverne). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Luverne or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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- Luverne) 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 Luverne. 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 Luverne

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Luverne. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.6535, Longitude: -96.2147     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Luverne have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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