Saint Paul, Minnesota

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
State capital and city
City of Saint Paul
Clockwise from the top: Downtown Saint Paul as seen from Harriet Island, the Xcel Energy Center, the Saint Paul Cathedral, the Minnesota State Capitol, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory, and the historic James J. Hill House
Clockwise from the top: Downtown Saint Paul as seen from Harriet Island, the Xcel Energy Center, the Saint Paul Cathedral, the Minnesota State Capitol, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory, and the historic James J. Hill House
Flag of Saint Paul, Minnesota
Flag
Official seal of Saint Paul, Minnesota
Seal
Nickname(s): "the Capital City", "the Saintly City", "Pig's Eye", "STP", "Last City of the East"
Motto(s): The most livable city in America.1
Location in Ramsey County and the state of Minnesota
Location in Ramsey County and the state of Minnesota
Saint Paul, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Saint Paul, Minnesota is located in the US
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Saint Paul, Minnesota (the US)
Saint Paul, Minnesota is located in North America
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Saint Paul, Minnesota (North America)
Coordinates: 44°56′39″N 93°5′37″W / 44.94417°N 93.09361°W / 44.94417; -93.09361Coordinates: 44°56′39″N 93°5′37″W / 44.94417°N 93.09361°W / 44.94417; -93.09361
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyRamsey
IncorporatedMarch 4, 1854
Named forSt. Paul the Apostle
Government
 • MayorMelvin Carter (DFL)
Area
 • City56.18 sq mi (145.51 km2)
 • Land51.98 sq mi (134.63 km2)
 • Water4.20 sq mi (10.88 km2)
Elevation702 ft (214 m)
Population (2010)
 • City285,068
 • Estimate (2018)309,180
 • RankCity: 64th MN: 2nd
 • Density5,948/sq mi (2,297/km2)
 • Metro3,524,583 (US: 16th)
 • DemonymSaint Paulite
Time zoneCST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes55101–55175
Area code(s)651
Websitewww.stpaul.gov
1 Current as of July 30, 2008.[1]

Saint Paul is the capital city of the U.S. state of Minnesota. It is across the Mississippi River from Minneapolis. When people talk about both cities, they call them the Twin Cities.

References[change | change source]

  1. "The City of Saint Paul – Official website". The City of Saint Paul. 2008. Retrieved July 30, 2008.

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