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Welcome to Plymouth ...

The city of Plymouth is located in Hennepin County<1>.


The location of Plymouth has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>


Plymouth was established in 1852.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Plymouth has a population of 79,766 people<3> (see below for details).

The community of Plymouth is 960 feet [293 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Plymouth: (763)

The ZIP codes for Plymouth: 55441-55442, 55446-55447<5>

Websites for Plymouth ...

Official Website: www.ci.plymouth.mn.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Plymouth had an population of 79,766 people. This is an increase of 13.02% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 21.05% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Plymouth had a population of 70,576 people (which is 6.12% of the total population of Hennepin County). This makes Plymouth the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Plymouth represents 1.33% of the population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 70,576 people, the population of Plymouth increased 7.11% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 65,894 people).

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

Communities Also Named Plymouth ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 38 communities that are also named Plymouth - they are located in Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa (3), Kansas (3), Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Mississippi (2), Missouri, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia (2), Ohio (3), Pennsylvania, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Plymouth ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Plymouth.

  • Minneapolis
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
  • Saint Paul
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
  • Bloomington
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
  • Brooklyn Park
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brooklyn Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brooklyn Park
    • Brooklyn Park is located in Hennepin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 79,574 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brooklyn Park <6>
  • Blaine
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blaine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blaine
    • Blaine is located in Anoka County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 66,697 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blaine <6>
  • Eagan
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eagan
    • Eagan is located in Dakota County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 65,975 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eagan <6>
  • Eden Prairie
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
  • Coon Rapids
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
  • Burnsville
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burnsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burnsville
    • Burnsville is located in Dakota County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 62,170 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnsville <6>
  • Minnetonka
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minnetonka have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minnetonka
    • Minnetonka is located in Hennepin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 55,370 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minnetonka <6>

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 Plymouth. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Plymouth.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Plymouth. 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 Plymouth.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Plymouth. See our Newspapers Page for Plymouth.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Plymouth ...

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

Adding Plymouth to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Plymouth 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 Plymouth was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Plymouth post office opened in 1865.

We also found Plymouth in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Plymouth.

The official website for Plymouth: www.ci.plymouth.mn.us/

The official website for Hennepin County: www.hennepin.us/

The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Minnesota's counties, including Hennepin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Plymouth.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Plymouth - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Plymouth). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Plymouth or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Plymouth includes: 55441, 55446 & 55447.
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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