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Woodbury, Minnesota
(Washington County)

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The location of Woodbury

Welcome to Woodbury ...

The city of Woodbury is located in Washington County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Woodbury has a population of 71,306 people<2> (see below for details).

Woodbury is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Woodbury lies within the (651) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Woodbury had a population of 61,961 people (which is 26.02% of the total population of Washington County). This makes Woodbury the county's most populous community.

The population of Woodbury represents 1.17% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 10th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 61,961 people, the population of Woodbury increased 33.36% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 46,463 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Woodbury had an population of 71,306 people. This is an increase of 15.08% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 53.47% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Woodbury ...

While we believe that this Woodbury is located in Washington County, we know of another 2 Minnesota communities named Woodbury. Those communities are located in the following counties: Carlton and Ramsey County.

Beyond Minnesota, there are 23 communities that are also named Woodbury - they are located in Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York (3), Ohio (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Vermont.

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

Websites for Woodbury ...

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 Woodbury. 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 Woodbury. 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 Woodbury.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Woodbury ...

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

Communities near Woodbury ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Minneapolis   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the West (W) of Woodbury

Located in Hennepin County

Saint Paul   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the West (W) of Woodbury

Located in Ramsey County

Bloomington   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the West (W) of Woodbury

Located in Hennepin County

Eagan   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Woodbury

Located in Dakota County

Burnsville   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Woodbury

Located in Dakota County

Apple Valley   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Woodbury

Located in Dakota County

Maplewood   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Woodbury

Located in Ramsey County

Cottage Grove   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the South (S) of Woodbury

Roseville   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Woodbury

Located in Ramsey County

Richfield   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the West (W) of Woodbury

Located in Hennepin County

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 Woodbury.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Woodbury - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Woodbury) 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 Woodbury. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Woodbury

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Woodbury. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9055, Longitude: -92.9230     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Woodbury have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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