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Welcome to Saint Paul ...
The city of Saint Paul is located in Ramsey County<1>. It is the County Seat and the capital of Minnesota.
When the people of Saint Paul refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Saint Paulite<2>
A typical abbreviation for Saint Paul: St. Paul
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Saint Paul has a population of 307,707 people<3> (see below for details).
Saint Paul is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Saint Paul lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Saint Paul: (651)
The ZIP codes for Saint Paul: 55101-55129, 55133, 55144-55146, 55155, 55161, 55164-55166, 55168-55172, 55175, 55177, 55182, 55187-55188, 55190-55191<5>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Saint Paul, you might get a feel for its origin by knowing that their post office opened in 1846.
Websites for Saint Paul ...
Official Website: www.ci.stpaul.mn.us/
Junior League: www.jlsp.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Saint Paul had an population of 307,707 people. This is an increase of 7.94% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.16% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Saint Paul had a population of 285,068 people (which is 56.05% of the total population of Ramsey County). This makes Saint Paul the county's most populous community.
The population of Saint Paul represents 5.37% of the population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 2nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 285,068 people, the population of Saint Paul has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 287,151 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Saint Paul.
Communities Also Named Saint Paul ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 36 communities that are also named Saint Paul - they are located in Alaska, Alberta, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (6), Kentucky (2), Mississippi, Missouri (2), Nebraska, New Brunswick, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Quebec (4), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (5) and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Saint Paul.
Communities near Saint Paul ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Saint Paul.
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 Paul. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Saint Paul.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Saint Paul. 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 Paul.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Saint Paul. Our list includes 292 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Saint Paul.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Saint Paul ...
Looking for more information about Saint Paul? 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 Paul, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Saint Paul.
Adding Saint Paul to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Saint Paul 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 that we've found for Saint Paul was the List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<9> From that list, the Saint Paul post office opened in 1846.
We also found Saint Paul in the List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Saint Paul.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Saint Paul: www.ci.stpaul.mn.us/
The official website for Ramsey County: www.co.ramsey.mn.us/
The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 24 May 2023