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The location of Lynd

Welcome to Lynd ...

The city of Lynd is located in Lyon County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Lynd has a population of 466 people<2> (see below for details).

Lynd is 1,290 feet [393 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Lynd: (507)

The ZIP code for Lynd: 56157<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lynd had a population of 448 people. This makes Lynd the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 448 people, the population of Lynd increased 29.48% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 346 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Lynd had an population of 466 people. This is an increase of 4.02% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 34.68% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Lynd ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Marshall   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Lynd

Tracy   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Lynd

Minneota   [Map]

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

Cottonwood   [Map]

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

Tyler   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Lynd

Located in Lincoln County

Balaton   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of Lynd

Ivanhoe   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Lynd

Located in Lincoln County

Ghent   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of Lynd

Russell   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Lynd

Milroy   [Map]

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

Located in Redwood County

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

Communities Also Named Lynd ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Lynd - it's located in Iowa.

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

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 Lynd. 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 Lynd. 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 Lynd.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lynd ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Minnesota

About Lyon County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lyon 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lynd.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lynd - 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 Lynd). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lynd 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lynd) 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 Lynd. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lynd

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lynd. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.3973, Longitude: -95.8810     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lynd have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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