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Medina, Minnesota
(Hennepin County)

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The location of Medina

Welcome to Medina ...

The city of Medina is located in Hennepin County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Medina has a population of 6,601 people<2> (see below for details).

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

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Medina had a population of 4,892 people. This makes Medina the county's 25th most populous community.

The population of Medina represents 0.09% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 147th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,892 people, the population of Medina increased 22.15% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,005 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Medina had an population of 6,601 people. This is an increase of 34.93% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 64.82% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Medina ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Minnesota communities named Medina: This one is located in Hennepin County and the other is located in Stevens County.

Beyond Minnesota, there are 16 communities that are also named Medina - they are located in Arkansas, Kansas, Michigan, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Ontario, Tennessee, Texas (3), Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Websites for Medina ...

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 Medina. 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 Medina. 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 Medina.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Medina ...

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

Communities near Medina ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Minneapolis   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the East (E) of Medina

Bloomington   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Medina

Brooklyn Park   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Medina

Plymouth   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the East (E) of Medina

Maple Grove   [Map]

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

Eden Prairie   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Medina

Coon Rapids   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Medina

Located in Anoka County

Minnetonka   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Medina

Edina   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Medina

Saint Louis Park   [Map]

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Hennepin County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Medina:

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 Medina.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Medina - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Medina) 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 Medina. 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 Medina

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Medina. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.0327, Longitude: -93.5832     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Medina have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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