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 Mankato within Blue Earth County in 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
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountiesBlue Earth, Nicollet, and Le Sueur
Founded1852
Government
 • TypeCity Charter
 • MayorEric Anderson
Area
 • City18.26 sq mi (47.29 km2)
 • Land17.91 sq mi (46.39 km2)
 • Water0.35 sq mi (0.91 km2)
Elevation
794 ft (238 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • City39,309
 • Estimate 
(2016)
41,720
 • Density2,200/sq mi (830/km2)
 • Metro
99,134 (US: 355th)
Demonym(s)Mankatoans
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
56001-56003
Area code(s)507
FIPS code27-39878
GNIS feature ID0647438[2]
Websitewww.mankato-mn.gov

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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