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The location of Spicer

Welcome to Spicer ...

The city of Spicer is located in Kandiyohi County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Spicer has a population of 1,209 people<2> (see below for details).

Spicer is 1,180 feet [360 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Spicer: (320)

The ZIP code for Spicer: 56288<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Spicer had a population of 1,167 people. This makes Spicer the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Spicer represents 0.02% of the population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 337th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,167 people, the population of Spicer increased 3.64% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,126 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Spicer had an population of 1,209 people. This is an increase of 3.6% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.37% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Spicer ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Spicer - they are located in British Columbia, Colorado (2), Ontario (3) and Oregon.

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

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 Spicer. 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 Spicer. 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 Spicer.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Spicer ...

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

Communities near Spicer ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Willmar   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the Southwest (SW) of Spicer

Paynesville   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Spicer

Located in Stearns County

New London   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of Spicer

Atwater   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Spicer

Belgrade   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of Spicer

Located in Stearns County

Kerkhoven   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Spicer

Located in Swift County

Grove City   [Map]

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

Located in Meeker County

Pennock   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Spicer

Kandiyohi   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of Spicer

Lake Henry   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Spicer

Located in Stearns County

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Spicer.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Spicer - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Spicer). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Spicer or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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- Spicer) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Spicer. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Spicer

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spicer. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.2331, Longitude: -94.9406     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Spicer have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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