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Welcome to Willmar ...
The location of Willmar has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
The pronunciation of Willmar: WIL-mer<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2018, Willmar has a population of 19,673 people<3> (see below for details).
Willmar is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Willmar lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Willmar is located in the (320) area code.
The ZIP code for Willmar: 56201<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Willmar had a population of 19,610 people (which is 46.43% of the total population of Kandiyohi County). This makes Willmar the county's most populous community.
The population of Willmar represents 0.37% of the population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 56th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 19,610 people, the population of Willmar increased 6.86% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 18,351 people).
Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Willmar had an population of 19,673 people. This is an increase of 0.32% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.2% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Willmar.
Communities Also Named Willmar ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Willmar - it's located in Saskatchewan.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Willmar.
Websites for Willmar ...
Official Website: www.ci.willmar.mn.us/
Chamber of Commerce: www.willmarareachamber.com/
Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Willmar:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Willmar ...
Looking for more information about Willmar? 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 Willmar, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Willmar.
Communities near Willmar ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the Northeast (NE) of Willmar
Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Willmar
Located in Chippewa County
Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Willmar
Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Willmar
Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Willmar
Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Willmar
Located in Swift County
Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Willmar
Located in Meeker County
Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Willmar
Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of Willmar
Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Willmar
Located in Swift County
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Willmar.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Willmar: www.ci.willmar.mn.us/
The official website for Kandiyohi County: www.co.kandiyohi.mn.us/
The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/
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This page was last modified: 14 Nov 2019