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The location of Pipestone

Welcome to Pipestone ...

The city of Pipestone is located in Pipestone County and is the County Seat for Pipestone County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Pipestone has a population of 4,021 people<2> (see below for details).

Pipestone is 1,730 feet [527 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Pipestone is within the boundaries of the (507) area code.

The ZIP code for Pipestone: 56164<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pipestone had a population of 4,317 people (which is 44.99% of the total population of Pipestone County). This makes Pipestone the county's most populous community.

The population of Pipestone represents 0.08% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 160th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,317 people, the population of Pipestone has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,280 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Pipestone had an population of 4,021 people. This is a decrease of 6.86% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.05% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Pipestone ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Pipestone - they are located in Alberta, Manitoba, Michigan and Montana.

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

Websites for Pipestone ...

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 Pipestone. 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 Pipestone. 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 Pipestone. Our list includes 12 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pipestone ...

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

Communities near Pipestone ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Flandreau   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the West (W) of Pipestone

Located in Moody County (SD)

Edgerton   [Map]

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

Elkton   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Pipestone

Located in Brookings County (SD)

Lake Benton   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Pipestone

Located in Lincoln County

Jasper   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Pipestone

Egan   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Pipestone

Located in Moody County (SD)

Chandler   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Pipestone

Located in Murray County

Trent   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Pipestone

Located in Moody County (SD)

Lake Wilson   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Pipestone

Located in Murray County

Ruthton   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Pipestone

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

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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 Pipestone.

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

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<4>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 Pipestone). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Pipestone or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Pipestone) 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 Pipestone. 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 Pipestone

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pipestone. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.9956, Longitude: -96.3116     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pipestone have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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