Mankato, Minnesota

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Mankato, Minnesota
North Riverfront Drive Commercial District
North Riverfront Drive Commercial District
Nickname(s): Key City
Motto(s): Mankato - Now Playing[1]
Location of the city of Mankatowithin Blue Earth Countyin the state of Minnesota
Location of the city of Mankato
within Blue Earth County
in the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 44°10′N 94°0′W / 44.167°N 94.000°W / 44.167; -94.000Coordinates: 44°10′N 94°0′W / 44.167°N 94.000°W / 44.167; -94.000
Country United States
State Minnesota
Counties Blue Earth, Nicollet, and Le Sueur
Founded 1852
 • Type City Charter
 • Mayor Eric Anderson
 • City 18.26 sq mi (47.29 km2)
 • Land 17.91 sq mi (46.39 km2)
 • Water 0.35 sq mi (0.91 km2)
Elevation 794 ft (238 m)
Population (2010)
 • City 39,309
 • Estimate (2016) 41,720
 • Density 2,200/sq mi (830/km2)
 • Metro 99,134 (US: 355th)
Demonym(s) Mankatoans
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 56001-56003
Area code(s) 507
FIPS code 27-39878
GNIS feature ID 0647438[2]

Mankato is a city in Blue Earth and Nicollet counties of Minnesota in the United States. It is the county seat of Blue Earth County. About 32,400 people were living in Mankato as of 2000. It can be found by the Minnesota River where it meets up with the Blue Earth River. It has a sister city called North Mankato. The city of Skyline can be found inside of Mankato.

References[change | change source]

  1. Krohn, Tim (15 April 2015). "Playing around with some slogans". Mankato Free Press. Retrieved 17 November 2017. 
  2. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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