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Maplewood, Minnesota

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The location of Maplewood

Welcome to Maplewood ...

The city of Maplewood is located in Ramsey County.

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

When the people of Maplewood refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Maplewoodian<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Maplewood has a population of 40,918 people<3> (see below for details).

Maplewood is 940 feet [287 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Maplewood had a population of 38,018 people (which is 7.47% of the total population of Ramsey County). This makes Maplewood the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Maplewood represents 0.72% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 23rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 38,018 people, the population of Maplewood increased 8.79% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 34,947 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Maplewood had an population of 40,918 people. This is an increase of 7.63% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.09% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Maplewood ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Maplewood and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2017
Blaine   [Map]   64,557   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Bloomington   [Map]   85,866   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Brooklyn Park   [Map]   80,581   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Coon Rapids   [Map]   62,656   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cottage Grove   [Map]   36,793   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Eagan   [Map]   66,627   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Maplewood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 51 communities that are also named Maplewood - they are located in Alabama (2), British Columbia, Delaware (2), Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana (2), Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland (4), Massachusetts (2), Michigan, Missouri, New Brunswick, New Hampshire (2), New Jersey, New York (4), North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina (2), Tennessee (3), Texas, Virginia, Washington (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

See 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 Maplewood. 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 Maplewood. 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 Maplewood.

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

Websites for Maplewood ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Maplewood ...

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

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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.

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<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Maplewood refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Maplewood may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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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 Maplewood.

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Maplewood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.0186, Longitude: -93.0293     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Maplewood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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