Cottage Grove Washington County, Minnesota

Cottage Grove: City in Minnesota, United States


Cottage Grove is a city located in the county of Washington in the U.S. state of Minnesota. Its population at the 2010 census was 34,589 and a population density of 356 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 38,170 inhabitants.

The city was created 179 years ago in 1842.

Cottage Grove Quick Facts

Population : 38,170 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Minnesota (United States)
County : Washington County
Postal code : 55016
Phone Area Codes : 651
Area : 97.15 km2
Altitude : 814 feet / 248 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1843 (179 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 23:47:10 (3rd October 2022)
Density : 393 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 9.38% (2010-2020)
Cottage Grove locator map
Location of Cottage Grove on Minnesota map.
Cordenio Severance House image
Cordenio Severance House
Cordenio Severance House image


Cottage Grove is located at 44°49'40"N 92°56'38"W (44.8277400, -92.9438200).

Cottage Grove map


The population of Cottage Grove increased by 9.38% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 34,589 - census
2011 34,949 1.03% estimation process
2012 35,188 0.68% estimation process
2013 35,366 0.5% estimation process
2014 35,567 0.57% estimation process
2015 35,738 0.48% estimation process
2016 35,897 0.44% estimation process
2017 36,683 2.14% estimation process
2018 37,185 1.35% estimation process
2019 37,604 1.11% estimation process
2020 38,170 1.48% estimation process

Cottage Grove zip code is 55016. County name: Washington, County fips: 27163

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People born in Cottage Grove (11)

People born in Cottage Grove, including actor Seann William Scott, actor Alex Neuberger, basketball player Sam Jacobson, .


  • Don Gramenz (American soccer player-coach) he was born in 20/03/1971
  • Karla Bigham (American politician) she was born in 09/03/1979
  • Manila Luzon (Drag queen) he was born in 10/08/1981
  • Seth Appert (American ice hockey player and coach) he was born in 09/08/1974
  • Sean O'Connell (American mixed martial arts fighter) he was born in 02/09/1983
  • Aurilla Furber (American author, editor, activist) she was born in 19/10/1847
  • Rilwan Alowonle (Nigerian hurdler) he was born in 12/12/1993
  • Allie Morse (American ice hockey goaltender) she was born in 22/03/1994

Schools in Cottage Grove

College & universities near Cottage Grove, MN

Code Name City ZIP
173799 Inver Hills Community College Inver Grove Heights (MN) 55076-3224

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Cottage Grove, 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 Cottage Grove

Post Office Name City ZIP
Cottage Grov Post Office Cottage Grove (MN) 55016

Other places with the same name (4)

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
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
Afton 3,036 Town in Wyoming, 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

Cottage Grove distances to largest Minnesota cities