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Nowthen, Minnesota

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The location of Nowthen

Welcome to Nowthen ...

The city of Nowthen is located in Anoka County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Nowthen has a population of 4,723 people<2> (see below for details).

Nowthen is 930 feet [283 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Nowthen had a population of 4,443 people. This makes Nowthen the county's 14th most populous community.

The population of Nowthen represents 0.08% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 156th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,443 people, the population of Nowthen increased 24.94% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,556 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Nowthen had an population of 4,723 people. This is an increase of 6.3% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 32.82% since the 2000 Census).

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

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 Nowthen. 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 Nowthen. 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 Nowthen.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Nowthen ...

Looking for more information about Nowthen? 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.

Looking for more information about Nowthen? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Nowthen, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Nowthen.

Communities near Nowthen ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Brooklyn Park   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the South (S) of Nowthen

Located in Hennepin County

Maple Grove   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Nowthen

Located in Hennepin County

Blaine   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Nowthen

Coon Rapids   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Nowthen

Andover   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Nowthen

Ramsey   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of Nowthen

Champlin   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of Nowthen

Located in Hennepin County

Elk River   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of Nowthen

Located in Sherburne County

Saint Michael   [Map]

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

Located in Wright County

Anoka   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Nowthen

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Anoka 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 Nowthen.

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

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Nowthen) 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 Nowthen. 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 Nowthen

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nowthen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.3550, Longitude: -93.4750     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Nowthen have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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