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Welcome to Scandia ...

Scandia is located in Washington County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Scandia has a population of 4,120 people<2> (see below for details).

Scandia is 1,030 feet [314 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Scandia lies within the (651) area code.

The ZIP code for Scandia: 55073<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Scandia had a population of 3,936 people. This makes Scandia the county's 12th most populous community.

The population of Scandia represents 0.07% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 172nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,936 people, the population of Scandia increased 6.67% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,690 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Scandia had an population of 4,120 people. This is an increase of 4.67% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.65% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Scandia ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Scandia and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Blaine   [Map]   64,557   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Forest Lake   [Map]   19,879   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Ham Lake   [Map]   16,528   W   18 miles [29 km]
Hugo   [Map]   14,828   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lino Lakes   [Map]   21,407   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Maplewood   [Map]   40,918   SW   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Scandia ...

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

Beyond Minnesota, there are 5 communities that are also named Scandia - they are located in Alberta, Kansas, Pennsylvania and Washington.

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

See 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 Scandia. 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 Scandia. 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 Scandia.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Scandia ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Scandia. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Washington County: www.co.washington.mn.us/

The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/

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 Scandia.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Scandia - 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 community (such as Scandia). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Scandia 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Scandia) 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 Scandia. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Scandia

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Scandia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.2539, Longitude: -92.8277     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Scandia have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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