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Maple Plain, Minnesota

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The location of Maple Plain

Welcome to Maple Plain ...

The city of Maple Plain is located in Hennepin County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Maple Plain: Maple Pln.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Maple Plain has a population of 1,817 people<2> (see below for details).

Maple Plain is 1,020 feet [311 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Maple Plain lies within the (763) area code.

The ZIP codes for Maple Plain: 55348, 55359, 55393, 55570-55572, 55574, 55576-55579, 55592-55593<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Maple Plain had a population of 1,768 people. This makes Maple Plain the county's 34th most populous community.

The population of Maple Plain represents 0.03% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 274th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,768 people, the population of Maple Plain decreased 15.33% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,088 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Maple Plain had an population of 1,817 people. This is an increase of 2.77% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.98% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Maple Plain.

Communities near Maple Plain ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Minneapolis   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the East (E) of Maple Plain

Brooklyn Park   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Maple Plain

Plymouth   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of Maple Plain

Maple Grove   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Maple Plain

Eden Prairie   [Map]

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

Minnetonka   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Maple Plain

Edina   [Map]

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

Saint Louis Park   [Map]

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

Shakopee   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Maple Plain

Located in Scott County

Brooklyn Center   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Maple Plain

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

Websites for Maple Plain ...

Official Website:

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 Maple Plain. 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 Maple Plain. 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 Maple Plain.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Maple Plain ...

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

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About Hennepin County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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The official website for Hennepin 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 Maple Plain.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Maple Plain - 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 Maple Plain). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Maple Plain or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Maple Plain includes: 55348, 55359, 55393, 55570, 55571, 55574, 55576, 55577, 55578, 55592 & 55593.

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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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Maple Plain) 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 Maple Plain. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Maple Plain

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Maple Plain. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.0091, Longitude: -93.6614     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Maple Plain have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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