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Mayer, Minnesota

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Welcome to Mayer ...

The city of Mayer is located in Carver County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Mayer has a population of 2,188 people<2> (see below for details).

Mayer is 970 feet [296 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Mayer is located in the (952) area code.

The ZIP code for Mayer: 55360<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mayer had a population of 1,749 people. This makes Mayer the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Mayer represents 0.03% of the population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 277th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,749 people, the population of Mayer increased 215.7% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 554 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Mayer had an population of 2,188 people. This is an increase of 25.1% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 294.95% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Mayer ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Mayer - they are located in Arizona, Kansas, Louisiana, Texas and Washington.

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

Websites for Mayer ...

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 Mayer. 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 Mayer. 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 Mayer.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mayer ...

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

Communities near Mayer ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Chaska   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the East (E) of Mayer

Chanhassen   [Map]

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

Waconia   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Mayer

Victoria   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Mayer

Mound   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Mayer

Located in Hennepin County

Orono   [Map]

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

Located in Hennepin County

Shorewood   [Map]

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

Located in Hennepin County

Minnetrista   [Map]

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

Located in Hennepin County

Belle Plaine   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Mayer

Located in Scott County

Medina   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Mayer

Located in Hennepin County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Minnesota

About Carver County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Mayer:

The official website for Carver 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 Mayer.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mayer - 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 Mayer). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mayer 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- Mayer) 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 Mayer. 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 Mayer

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mayer. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8866, Longitude: -93.8899     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mayer have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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