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Welcome to Minneapolis ...
The pronunciation of Minneapolis: min-ee-AP-poh-lis<2>
Minneapolis was established in 1856.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Minneapolis has a population of 428,821 people<3> (see below for details).
The community of Minneapolis is 860 feet [262 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Minneapolis lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Minneapolis: (612)
The ZIP codes for Minneapolis: 55401-55421, 55422-55434, 55435-55450, 55454-55455, 55458-55460, 55468, 55470, 55472, 55474, 55478-55480, 55483-55488<5>
Websites for Minneapolis ...
Official Website: www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/
Junior League: www.jlminneapolis.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Minneapolis had an population of 428,821 people. This is an increase of 12.09% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.08% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Minneapolis had a population of 382,578 people (which is 33.2% of the total population of Hennepin County). This makes Minneapolis the county's most populous community.
The population of Minneapolis represents 7.21% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 382,578 people, the population of Minneapolis has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 382,618 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Minneapolis.
Communities Also Named Minneapolis ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 3 communities that are also named Minneapolis - they are located in Colorado, Kansas and North Carolina.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Minneapolis.
Communities near Minneapolis ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Minneapolis.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Minneapolis. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Minneapolis.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Minneapolis. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Minneapolis.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Minneapolis. Our list includes 336 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Minneapolis.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Minneapolis ...
Looking for more information about Minneapolis? 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 Minneapolis, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Minneapolis.
Adding Minneapolis to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Minneapolis in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Minneapolis was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<9>
We also found Minneapolis in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Minneapolis.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Minneapolis: www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/
The official website for Hennepin County: www.hennepin.us/
The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/
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