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Welcome to Shakopee ...

The city of Shakopee is located in Scott County and is the County Seat for Scott County.

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

The pronunciation of Shakopee: SHAHK-uh-pee<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Shakopee has a population of 41,362 people<3> (see below for details).

Shakopee is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Shakopee: (952)

The ZIP code for Shakopee: 55379<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Shakopee had a population of 37,076 people (which is 28.54% of the total population of Scott County). This makes Shakopee the county's most populous community.

The population of Shakopee represents 0.7% of the population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 24th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 37,076 people, the population of Shakopee increased 80.26% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 20,568 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Shakopee had an population of 41,362 people. This is an increase of 11.56% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 101.1% since the 2000 Census).

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

Websites for Shakopee ...

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 Shakopee. 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 Shakopee. 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 Shakopee. Our list includes 14 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Shakopee ...

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

Communities near Shakopee ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Minneapolis   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the Northeast (NE) of Shakopee

Located in Hennepin County

Bloomington   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Shakopee

Located in Hennepin County

Plymouth   [Map]

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

Located in Hennepin County

Eagan   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of Shakopee

Located in Dakota County

Lakeville   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Shakopee

Located in Dakota County

Burnsville   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of Shakopee

Located in Dakota County

Apple Valley   [Map]

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

Located in Dakota County

Minnetonka   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of Shakopee

Located in Hennepin County

Edina   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Shakopee

Located in Hennepin County

Saint Louis Park   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Shakopee

Located in Hennepin County

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

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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>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Shakopee. 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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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Shakopee.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Shakopee - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 Shakopee). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Shakopee or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Shakopee) 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 Shakopee. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Shakopee

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shakopee. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.7745, Longitude: -93.4752     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shakopee have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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