Champlin, Minnesota

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Champlin
Champlin, Minnesota
Motto(s): 
"A hometown place for hometown people"
Location of the city of Champlin within Hennepin County, Minnesota
Location of the city of Champlin
within Hennepin County, Minnesota
Coordinates: 45°11′20″N 93°23′51″W / 45.18889°N 93.39750°W / 45.18889; -93.39750
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyHennepin
Founded1852
Incorporated (town)1859
Incorporated (city)1971
Government
 • MayorRyan Karasek
Area
 • Total8.73 sq mi (22.61 km2)
 • Land8.17 sq mi (21.16 km2)
 • Water0.56 sq mi (1.45 km2)  6.41%
Elevation
853 ft (260 m)
Population
 • Total23,089
 • Estimate 
(2016)
24,231
 • Density2,600/sq mi (1,000/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central)
ZIP code
55316
Area code(s)763
FIPS code27-10846
GNIS feature ID0641097[1]
WebsiteCity of Champlin

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.

References[change | change source]

  1. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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