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Welcome to Minneota ...

The city of Minneota is located in Lyon County.

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

The pronunciation of Minneota: min-ee-OH-tuh<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Minneota has a population of 1,363 people<3> (see below for details).

Minneota is 1,160 feet [354 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Minneota lies within the (507) area code.

The ZIP code for Minneota: 56264<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Minneota had a population of 1,392 people (which is 5.38% of the total population of Lyon County). This makes Minneota the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Minneota represents 0.03% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 307th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,392 people, the population of Minneota decreased 3.93% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,449 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Minneota had an population of 1,363 people. This is a decrease of 2.08% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.94% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Minneota ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Marshall   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the Southeast (SE) of Minneota

Canby   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Minneota

Located in Yellow Medicine County

Cottonwood   [Map]

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

Clarkfield   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Minneota

Located in Yellow Medicine County

Ivanhoe   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Minneota

Located in Lincoln County

Lynd   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Minneota

Ghent   [Map]

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

Russell   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Minneota

Hanley Falls   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Minneota

Located in Yellow Medicine County

Porter   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Minneota

Located in Yellow Medicine County

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

Communities Also Named Minneota ...

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

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

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 Minneota. 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 Minneota. 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 Minneota.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Minneota ...

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

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About Lyon County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lyon 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>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Minneota. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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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 Minneota.

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

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<5>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 Minneota). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Minneota or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Minneota) 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 Minneota. 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 Minneota

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Minneota. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.5626, Longitude: -95.9827     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Minneota have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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