Elk River, Sherburne County, Minnesota

Elk River: City in Sherburne County, Minnesota, United States


Elk River is a city located in the county of Sherburne in the U.S. state of Minnesota. Its population at the 2010 census was 22,974 and a population density of 202 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 25,601 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Elk River

Population : 25,601 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Minnesota (United States)
County : Sherburne County
Postal code : 55330
Phone Area Codes : 763
Area : 113.48 km2
Altitude : 896 feet / 273 meters
Capital city : Elk River is capital of Sherburne County
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 01:54:23 (6th June 2023)
Density : 226 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 10.26% (2010-2020)
Elk River locator map
Location of Elk River on Minnesota map.
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Elk River is located at 45°18'14"N 93°34'2"W (45.3038500, -93.5671800).

Elk River map


The population of Elk River increased by 10.26% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 22,974 - census
2011 23,245 1.17% estimation process
2012 23,245 0% estimation process
2013 23,380 0.58% estimation process
2014 23,657 1.17% estimation process
2015 23,837 0.76% estimation process
2016 24,268 1.78% estimation process
2017 24,483 0.88% estimation process
2018 24,831 1.4% estimation process
2019 25,213 1.52% estimation process
2020 25,601 1.52% estimation process

Elk River zip code is 55330. County name: Sherburne, County fips: 27141

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People born in Elk River (7)

People born in Elk River, including ice hockey player Joel Otto, ice hockey player Nate Prosser, biathlete Kara Hermanson Salmela, .


  • Dorothy Stahl Brady (American mathematician and economist) she was born in 14/06/1903
  • Emma Bates (American female long-distance runner) she was born in 08/07/1992
  • Blake Hillman (Professional ice hockey defenseman) he was born in 26/01/1996
  • Jonna Curtis (American ice hockey player) she was born in 28/02/1994

Schools in Elk River

College & universities near Elk River, MN

Code Name City ZIP
172954 Anoka Technical College Anoka (MN) 55303

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Elk River, MN

Code Name Address Type
MSP Saint Paul Union Depot Midway Station RAIL
SCD St. Cloud 555 East St. Germain Street RAIL
RDW Red Wing station 420 Levee Street RAIL

Post offices near Elk River

Post Office Name City ZIP
Elk River Carrier Annex Post Office Elk River (MN) 55330

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Elk River , Idaho city in Clearwater County, Idaho, United States with a population of 122 people.

Other cities in Sherburne County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Sherburne County , MN.

City Name Population Title
Big Lake 8,134 City in Texas, USA
Zimmerman 6,135 City in Sherburne County, Minnesota, United States
Becker 5,546 City in Sherburne County, Minnesota, United States of America
Orrock 3,819 Township in Sherburne County, Minnesota
Santiago 2,091 Human settlement in United States of America
Clear Lake 1,687 City in Sherburne County, Minnesota, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Elk River distances to largest Minnesota cities