Afton Washington County, Minnesota

Afton: Town in Wyoming, United States

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Location of Afton on Minnesota map.

About

Afton is a town located in the county of Washington in the U.S. state of Minnesota. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,886 and a population density of 265 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,036 inhabitants.

Afton Wyoming Elkhorn Arch July 31 2013 image
Afton Wyoming Elkhorn Arch July 31 2013
Afton Wyoming Elkhorn Arch July 31 2013 image

Geography

Afton is located at 44°54'10"N 92°47'1"W (44.9027500, -92.7835400).

Afton map

Weather

Afton forecast: A slight chance of rain showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 52. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. more

Afton Quick Facts

Population : 3,036 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Minnesota (United States)
County : Washington County
Postal code : 83110
Phone Area Codes : 307
Area : 10.88 km2
Official name : Afton
Altitude : 6,240 feet / 1902 meters
Time Zone : UTC−07:00
Local time : 05:20:11 (25th October 2021)
Density : 279 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 4.94% (2010-2020)
Weather : 52℉ Slight Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather

Demographics

The population of Afton increased by 4.94% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,886 - census
2011 2,894 0.28% estimation process
2012 2,913 0.65% estimation process
2013 2,926 0.44% estimation process
2014 2,952 0.88% estimation process
2015 2,956 0.14% estimation process
2016 2,982 0.87% estimation process
2017 2,999 0.57% estimation process
2018 3,023 0.79% estimation process
2019 3,028 0.17% estimation process
2020 3,036 0.26% estimation process

Afton zip code is 55001. County name: Washington, County fips: 27163

Afton, City of Afton

People born in Afton (6)

People born in Afton, including Olympic gold medal winner; wrestling Rulon Gardner, basketball player Vern Gardner, geophysicist, developer of ground-penetrating radar John Call Cook, you can see a list of people who born in Afton.

Schools in Afton

College & universities near Afton, MN

Code Name City ZIP
240471 University of Wisconsin-River Falls River Falls (WI) 54022-5001
174190 Minnesota School of Cosmetology-Woodbury Campus WOODBURY (MN) 55125
417600 Hastings Beauty School Hastings (MN) 55033
175315 Century College White Bear Lake (MN) 55110
173799 Inver Hills Community College Inver Grove Heights (MN) 55076-3224

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near Afton, MN

Code Name Address Type
MSP Saint Paul Union Depot Midway Station RAIL
RDW Red Wing station 420 Levee Street RAIL
MNM Menomonie, WI 302 10th Avenue East BUS
EUM Eau Claire, WI 6251 Traux Lane BUS
EUC Eau Claire, WI 642 University Drive BUS

Post offices near Afton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Afton Post Office Afton (MN) 55001

Other places with the same name (5)

  • Afton , Wyoming town in Wyoming, United States with a population of 2,071 people.
  • Afton , Oklahoma human settlement in Ottawa County, Oklahoma, United States of America with a population of 1,009 people.
  • Afton , Iowa city in Union County, Iowa with a population of 825 people.
  • Afton , New York village in New York, United States with a population of 796 people.

Other cities in Washington County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Washington County , MN. (more)

City Name Population Title
Woodbury 67,855 City in New Jersey
Cottage Grove 38,170 City in Minnesota, United States
Oakdale 27,773 City in Stanislaus County, California, United States
Forest Lake 21,285 City in Washington County, Minnesota, United States
Hugo 15,452 City in Minnesota, United States
Lake Elmo 9,280 City in Washington County, Minnesota
Mahtomedi 8,276 City in Washington County, Minnesota, United States of America
Saint Paul Park 5,349 Park in the Town of Kensington, Maryland, the United States
Oak Park Heights 4,973 City in Washington County, Minnesota
Scandia 4,168 City in Minnesota, United States
Grant 4,147 City in Washington County, Minnesota
Newport 4,138 City in Washington County, Minnesota, United States
Bayport 3,789 City in Washington County, Minnesota, United States
Stillwater 2,035 Urban township in Washington County, Minnesota, United States
Lakeland 1,808 City in Minnesota, United States
Birchwood 1,139 Village in Washburn County, Wisconsin

Distance to Other Cities

Afton distances to largest Minnesota cities