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Plymouth, Minnesota

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The location of Plymouth

Welcome to Plymouth ...

The city of Plymouth is located in Hennepin County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Plymouth has a population of 79,450 people<2> (see below for details).

Plymouth was established in 1852.

The community of Plymouth is 960 feet [293 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Plymouth is located in the (763) area code.

The ZIP codes for Plymouth: 55441-55442, 55446-55447<4>

Population Details ...

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 total 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).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Plymouth had an population of 79,450 people. This is an increase of 12.57% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 20.57% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Plymouth ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have 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.

Websites for Plymouth ...

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 Plymouth. 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 Plymouth. 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 Plymouth.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Communities near Plymouth ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Minneapolis   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the East (E) of Plymouth

Saint Paul   [Map]

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

Located in Ramsey County

Bloomington   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Plymouth

Brooklyn Park   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Plymouth

Blaine   [Map]

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

Located in Anoka County

Eden Prairie   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Plymouth

Coon Rapids   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Plymouth

Located in Anoka County

Burnsville   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Plymouth

Located in Dakota County

Minnetonka   [Map]

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

Edina   [Map]

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Minnesota

About Hennepin County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Plymouth:

The official website for Hennepin 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 Plymouth.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Plymouth - 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 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.

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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 from Point A (ie- Plymouth) 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 Plymouth. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Plymouth

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Plymouth. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.0225, Longitude: -93.4616     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Plymouth have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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