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Saint Michael, Minnesota
(Wright County)

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The location of Saint Michael

Welcome to Saint Michael ...

The city of Saint Michael is located in Wright County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Saint Michael: St. Michael

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Saint Michael has a population of 17,892 people<2> (see below for details).

Saint Michael is 940 feet [287 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Saint Michael: (763)

The ZIP code for Saint Michael: 55376<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Saint Michael had a population of 16,399 people (which is 13.15% of the total population of Wright County). This makes Saint Michael the county's most populous community.

The population of Saint Michael represents 0.31% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 65th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 16,399 people, the population of Saint Michael increased 80.23% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 9,099 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Saint Michael had an population of 17,892 people. This is an increase of 9.1% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 96.64% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Saint Michael ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Minnesota communities named Saint Michael: This one is located in Wright County and the other is located in Crow Wing County.

Beyond Minnesota, there are 6 communities that are also named Saint Michael - they are located in Alaska, Alberta, Nebraska, North Dakota and Pennsylvania.

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

Websites for Saint Michael ...

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 Saint Michael. 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 Saint Michael. 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 Saint Michael.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Saint Michael ...

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

Communities near Saint Michael ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Brooklyn Park   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the East (E) of Saint Michael

Located in Hennepin County

Plymouth   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Saint Michael

Located in Hennepin County

Maple Grove   [Map]

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

Located in Hennepin County

Coon Rapids   [Map]

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

Located in Anoka County

Andover   [Map]

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

Located in Anoka County

Ramsey   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of Saint Michael

Located in Anoka County

Champlin   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Saint Michael

Located in Hennepin County

Elk River   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Saint Michael

Located in Sherburne County

Crystal   [Map]

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

Located in Hennepin County

New Hope   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Saint Michael

Located in Hennepin County

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 Saint Michael.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Saint Michael - 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 Saint Michael). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Saint Michael 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Saint Michael) 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 Michael. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Saint Michael

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint Michael. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.2014, Longitude: -93.6920     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Saint Michael have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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