Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Eden Prairie City Center
Eden Prairie City Center
Nickname(s): 
Motto(s): 
Live, Work, Dream[3]
Location of Eden Prairie within Hennepin County, Minnesota
Location of Eden Prairie
within Hennepin County, Minnesota
Coordinates: 44°51′17″N 93°28′15″W / 44.85472°N 93.47083°W / 44.85472; -93.47083Coordinates: 44°51′17″N 93°28′15″W / 44.85472°N 93.47083°W / 44.85472; -93.47083
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyHennepin
Founded1858
IncorporatedOctober 22, 1962 [4]
Founded byRobert Anderson
Government
 • MayorNancy Tyra-Lukens (R)[5]
Area
 • City35.19 sq mi (91.14 km2)
 • Land32.45 sq mi (84.05 km2)
 • Water2.74 sq mi (7.10 km2)
Elevation
886 ft (270 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • City60,797
 • Estimate 
(2016)
63,914
 • RankUS: 568th Minnesota: 12th
 • Density1,700/sq mi (670/km2)
 • Urban
2,650,890 (US: 16th)
 • Metro
3,524,583 (US: 16th)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central (CDT))
ZIP codes
55344, 55346, 55347
Area code(s)952
FIPS code27-18116
GNIS feature ID643164[6]
WebsiteCity of Eden Prairie

Eden Prairie is an city 12 miles (19 km) southwest of downtown Minneapolis in Hennepin County. It is the 12th-largest city in the State of Minnesota. It is the 7th-largest suburb in the Twin Cities, with a population of 60,797 at the 2010 census.[7]

References[change | change source]

  1. Ernie Shuldhiess. "Eden Prairie History". Eden Prairie History. Retrieved 2008-07-11.[permanent dead link]
  2. self. "Google search on "EP" businesses in "Eden Prairie, MN"". Google. Retrieved 2008-07-11.
  3. "About Eden Prairie". City of Eden Prairie. 2008. Archived from the original on 2008-05-04. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  4. Warren Upham, Minnesota Place Names: A Geographical Encyclopedia (Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2001) p227
  5. "A Letter To The Editor Endorsing Nancy Tyra-Lukens". Eden Prairie News. 23 October 2010. Retrieved 18 August 2016. Nancy Tyra-Lukens is a Republican.
  6. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Eden Prairie
  7. "Census releases population numbers for Eden Prairie [9] Data Set: 2006 Population Estimates". U.S. Census Bureau. 2010.