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Medicine Lake, Minnesota

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The location of Medicine Lake

Welcome to Medicine Lake ...

The city of Medicine Lake is located in Hennepin County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Medicine Lake: Medicine Lk.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Medicine Lake has a population of 374 people<2> (see below for details).

Medicine Lake was established in 1887.

The community of Medicine Lake is 880 feet [268 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Medicine Lake had a population of 371 people. This makes Medicine Lake the county's 42nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 371 people, the population of Medicine Lake has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 368 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Medicine Lake had an population of 374 people. This is an increase of 0.81% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.63% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Medicine Lake.

Communities Also Named Medicine Lake ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Medicine Lake - it's located in Montana.

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

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 Medicine Lake. 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 Medicine Lake. 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 Medicine Lake.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Medicine Lake ...

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

Communities near Medicine Lake ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Minneapolis   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the East (E) of Medicine Lake

Saint Paul   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the East (E) of Medicine Lake

Located in Ramsey County

Bloomington   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Medicine Lake

Brooklyn Park   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Medicine Lake

Maple Grove   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the North (N) of Medicine Lake

Eagan   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Medicine Lake

Located in Dakota County

Blaine   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Medicine Lake

Located in Anoka County

Eden Prairie   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the South (S) of Medicine Lake

Coon Rapids   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Medicine Lake

Located in Anoka County

Burnsville   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Medicine Lake

Located in Dakota County

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Medicine Lake.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Medicine Lake - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Medicine Lake) 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 Medicine Lake. 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 Medicine Lake

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Medicine Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9992, Longitude: -93.4205     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Medicine Lake have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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