Champlin, Minnesota

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Champlin, Minnesota
City
Motto: "A hometown place for hometown people"
Location in Hennepin County and the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 45°11′20″N 93°23′51″W / 45.18889°N 93.3975°W / 45.18889; -93.3975Coordinates: 45°11′20″N 93°23′51″W / 45.18889°N 93.3975°W / 45.18889; -93.3975
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Hennepin
Founded 1852
Incorporated (town) 1859
Incorporated (city) 1971
Government
 • Mayor Mark Uglem
Area
 • Total 8.8 sq mi (22.8 km2)
 • Land 8.2 sq mi (21.2 km2)
 • Water 0.6 sq mi (1.6 km2)  7.05%%
Elevation 853 ft (260 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 22,193
 • Density 2,713.9/sq mi (1,047.5/km2)
Time zone Central (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55316
Area code(s) 763
FIPS code 27-10846[1]
GNIS feature ID 0641097[2]

Champlin is a city in the U.S. state of Minnesota.

Charles Miles created the first permanent settlement that was called called the Marshall Township which was split into six town's Champlin and Dayton in 1859.

The town's name Champlin came from the family name of U.S. Navy Commodore Stephen Champlin.

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