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Welcome to Sauk Centre ...

The city of Sauk Centre is located in Stearns County.

The pronunciation of Sauk Centre: SAWK<1>

A typical abbreviation for Sauk Centre: Sauk Ctre.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Sauk Centre has a population of 4,470 people<2> (see below for details).

Sauk Centre is 1,250 feet [381 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Sauk Centre is located in the (320) area code.

The ZIP code for Sauk Centre: 56378<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sauk Centre had a population of 4,317 people. This makes Sauk Centre the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Sauk Centre represents 0.08% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 159th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,317 people, the population of Sauk Centre increased 9.85% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,930 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Sauk Centre had an population of 4,470 people. This is an increase of 3.54% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.74% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Sauk Centre.

Websites for Sauk Centre ...

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 Sauk Centre. 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 Sauk Centre. 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 Sauk Centre. Our list includes 7 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sauk Centre ...

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

Communities near Sauk Centre ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Melrose   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Sauk Centre

Long Prairie   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Sauk Centre

Located in Todd County

Albany   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Sauk Centre

Osakis   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Sauk Centre

Located in Douglas County

Belgrade   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Sauk Centre

Brooten   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Sauk Centre

Freeport   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Sauk Centre

Upsala   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Sauk Centre

Located in Morrison County

Swanville   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Sauk Centre

Located in Morrison County

Grey Eagle   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Sauk Centre

Located in Todd County

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Sauk Centre. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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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 Sauk Centre.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sauk Centre - 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 Sauk Centre). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Sauk Centre 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 '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- Sauk Centre) 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 Sauk Centre. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sauk Centre

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sauk Centre. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.7321, Longitude: -94.9519     [Map].

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