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Welcome to Saint Charles ...

The city of Saint Charles is located in Winona County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Saint Charles: St. Charles

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Saint Charles has a population of 3,777 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Saint Charles.

Saint Charles is 1,130 feet [344 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Saint Charles is located in the (507) area code.

The ZIP code for Saint Charles: 55972<5>

Websites for Saint Charles ...

Official Website: www.stcharlesmn.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Saint Charles had an population of 3,777 people. This is an increase of 1.12% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.63% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Saint Charles had a population of 3,735 people (which is 7.26% of the total population of Winona County). This makes Saint Charles the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Saint Charles represents 0.07% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 176th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,735 people, the population of Saint Charles increased 13.35% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,295 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Saint Charles.

Communities Also Named Saint Charles ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 28 communities that are also named Saint Charles - they are located in Arkansas (2), Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, Quebec (3), South Carolina (2), South Dakota and Virginia.

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

Communities near Saint Charles ...

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

  • Goodview [Winona County]
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    • Goodview [Winona County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Saint Charles
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,127 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goodview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goodview
  • Plainview [Wabasha County]
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    • Plainview [Wabasha County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Saint Charles
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,292 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plainview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plainview
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plainview<7>
  • Chatfield [Fillmore County]
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    • Chatfield [Fillmore County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Saint Charles
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,826 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chatfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chatfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chatfield<7>
  • Eyota [Olmsted County]
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    • Eyota [Olmsted County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the west of Saint Charles
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,992 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eyota have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eyota
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eyota<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rushford [Fillmore County]
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      • Rushford [Fillmore County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Saint Charles
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,695 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rushford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rushford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rushford<7>
    • Lewiston [Winona County]
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      • Lewiston [Winona County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the east of Saint Charles
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,543 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewiston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewiston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewiston<7>
    • Elgin [Wabasha County]
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      • Elgin [Wabasha County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Saint Charles
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,080 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elgin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elgin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elgin<7>
    • Buffalo City [Buffalo County]
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      • Buffalo City [Buffalo County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Saint Charles
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 948 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buffalo City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo City
    • Buffalo [Buffalo County]
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      • Buffalo [Buffalo County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Saint Charles
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buffalo came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<8>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo
    • Rushford Village [Fillmore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rushford Village
      • Rushford Village [Fillmore County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Saint Charles
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 838 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rushford Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rushford Village

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Saint Charles. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Saint Charles.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Saint Charles ...

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

Adding Saint Charles to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Saint Charles in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Saint Charles was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Saint Charles on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Saint Charles: www.stcharlesmn.org/

The official website for Winona County: www.co.winona.mn.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 Winona, 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 have 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 Saint Charles.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Saint Charles - 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 Saint Charles). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Saint Charles or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Saint Charles) 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 Saint Charles. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Saint CharlesOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint Charles. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.9692, Longitude: -92.0596       In this case, the coordinates for Saint Charles have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.






















 

 

 

 

 


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