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Ramsey, Minnesota
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The location of Ramsey

Welcome to Ramsey ...

The city of Ramsey is located in Anoka County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Ramsey has a population of 26,928 people<2> (see below for details).

Ramsey is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ramsey had a population of 23,668 people (or 7.15% of the total population of Anoka County). This makes Ramsey the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Ramsey represents 0.45% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 40th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 23,668 people, the population of Ramsey increased 27.87% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 18,510 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Ramsey had an population of 26,928 people. This is an increase of 13.77% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 45.48% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Ramsey ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Minnesota communities named Ramsey: This one is located in Anoka County and the other is located in Mower County.

Beyond Minnesota, there are 35 communities that are also named Ramsey - they are located in Alabama (2), Arizona, Arkansas, California (3), Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee (3), Texas, Virginia (4), West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

Websites for Ramsey ...

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 Ramsey. 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 Ramsey. 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 Ramsey.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ramsey ...

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

Communities near Ramsey ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Brooklyn Park   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Ramsey

Located in Hennepin County

Plymouth   [Map]

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

Located in Hennepin County

Maple Grove   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of Ramsey

Located in Hennepin County

Blaine   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Ramsey

Coon Rapids   [Map]

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

Brooklyn Center   [Map]

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

Located in Hennepin County

Fridley   [Map]

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

Shoreview   [Map]

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

Located in Ramsey County

Champlin   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Ramsey

Located in Hennepin County

Elk River   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Ramsey

Located in Sherburne County

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

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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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ramsey.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ramsey - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Ramsey) 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 Ramsey. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ramsey

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ramsey. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.2618, Longitude: -93.4495     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ramsey have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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