Washington County, Minnesota

Washington County: County in Minnesota, United States

About

Washington County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 238,136 and a population density of 563 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 265,476 inhabitants. Its county seat is Stillwater. The county was created 174 years ago in 1849.

Washington County locator map
Location of Washington County on Minnesota map.

Quick Facts about Washington County

Population : 265,476 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Minnesota (United States)
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Area : 423 km2
Water as percent of area : 9.1%
Land as percent of area : 90.9%
Named for : George Washington
Capital : Stillwater
Establishment : October 10, 1849
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 13:05:27 (15th June 2024)
Density : 628 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 10.3% (2010-2020)
Stillwater Courthouse image
Stillwater Courthouse
Stillwater Courthouse image

Geography

Washington County is located at 45°2'19"N 92°53'2"W (45.0387300, -92.8839600). It has 7 neighbors: Anoka County, Chisago County, Dakota County, Ramsey County, Pierce County, Polk County and Saint Croix County.

Washington County map

The largest city of Washington County is Cottage Grove with a population of 38,170. Other cities include, Oakdale population 27,773, Forest Lake population 21,285, Hugo population 15,452 and Lake Elmo population 9,280. See all Washington County cities & populated places.

Washington County Populated Places (more)

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Washington County.

City Name Population Title
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
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

Washington County has 7 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Washington County increased by 10.3% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 238,136 - census
2011 241,410 1.36% estimation process
2012 243,682 0.93% estimation process
2013 245,946 0.92% estimation process
2014 248,501 1.03% estimation process
2015 250,386 0.75% estimation process
2016 252,502 0.84% estimation process
2017 255,464 1.16% estimation process
2018 258,899 1.33% estimation process
2019 262,440 1.35% estimation process
2020 265,476 1.14% estimation process

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People born in Washington County (3)

People born in Washington County, including baseball player Lee DeMontreville, baseball player Pete Lohman, athlete Sean Graham, .

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Minnesota Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Hennepin County 1,268,408 County in Minnesota, United States
Ramsey County 547,903 County in Minnesota, United States
Minneapolis 433,111 The largest city in Minnesota, Minneapolis is a major center for business, finance, and culture.
Dakota County 431,807 County in Minnesota, United States
Anoka County 359,921 County in Minnesota, United States
Saint Paul 306,717 The second most populous city in Minnesota and the center of the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area.
Saint Louis County 198,538 County in Minnesota, United States
Stearns County 162,038 County in Minnesota, United States
Olmsted County 159,298 County in Minnesota, United States
Scott County 150,689 County in Minnesota, United States
Wright County 140,249 County in Minnesota, United States
Carver County 106,565 County in Minnesota, United States
Sherburne County 98,811 County in Minnesota, United States
Bloomington 84,583 The most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
Plymouth 79,635 The second most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.
Brooklyn Park 79,574 The third most populous city in Hennepin County, Minnesota.