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Welcome to Minster ...

The village of Minster is primarily located in Auglaize County<1>. A portion of Minster extends into Shelby County.

The location of Minster has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

The pronunciation of Minster: MIHN-stur<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Minster has a population of 2,813 people<4> (see below for details).

Minster was established in 1832.

The community of Minster is 960 feet [293 m] above sea level.<5>.

Time Zone: Minster lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Minster: (419) & (567)<6>

Websites for Minster ...

Official Website: www.minsteroh.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Minster had an population of 2,813 people. This is an increase of 0.29% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.68% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Minster had a population of 2,805 people (which is 6.1% of the total population of Auglaize County). This makes Minster the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Minster represents 0.02% of the population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 337th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,805 people, the population of Minster has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,794 people).

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

Communities near Minster ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Minster.

  • Piqua [Miami County]
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    • Piqua [Miami County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the southeast of Minster
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,435 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Piqua<8>
  • Sidney [Shelby County]
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    • Sidney [Shelby County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the southeast of Minster
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,301 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sidney<8>
  • Celina [Mercer County]
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    • Celina [Mercer County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the northwest of Minster
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,438 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Celina<8>
  • Wapakoneta [Auglaize County]
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    • Wapakoneta [Auglaize County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the northeast of Minster
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,682 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wapakoneta<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Saint Marys [Auglaize County]
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      • Saint Marys [Auglaize County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the north of Minster
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,113 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Marys<8>
    • Coldwater [Mercer County]
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      • Coldwater [Mercer County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the northwest of Minster
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,562 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coldwater<8>
    • Covington [Miami County]
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      • Covington [Miami County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the south of Minster
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,718 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Covington<8>
    • Saint Henry [Mercer County]
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      • Saint Henry [Mercer County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the west of Minster
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,574 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Henry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Henry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Henry<8>
    • Versailles [Darke County]
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      • Versailles [Darke County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the southwest of Minster
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,555 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Versailles<8>
    • Bradford [Miami County]
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      • Bradford [Miami County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the south of Minster
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,871 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bradford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bradford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bradford<8>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Minster. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Minster.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Minster. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Minster.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Minster. See our Newspapers Page for Minster.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Minster ...

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

Adding Minster to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Minster in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Minster was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Minster on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Minster on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for Minster

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About Auglaize County

About Ohio

The official website for Minster: www.minsteroh.com/

The official website for Auglaize County: www.auglaizecounty.org

The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Auglaize, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Minster. 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.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Minster.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Minster - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Area code (567) is an overlay for area code (419).
<7>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Minster) 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 Minster. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MinsterOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Minster. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3958, Longitude: -84.3788       In this case, the coordinates for Minster have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.

 

 

 

 

 


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