established May 11, 1858 formerly known as Minnesota Territory
flag of Minnesota
seal of Minnesota
Minnesota two letter code: MN
capital: Saint Paul est. 1849
Gopher State
Land of 10,000 Lakes
New England of the West
North Star State
State of Hockey
Bread and Butter State
131 Counties:
Aitkin County
Anoka County
Anoka County/Isanti County
Anoka County/Ramsey County
Becker County
Becker County/Clearwater County
Beltrami County
Benton County
Benton County/Morrison County
Benton County/Stearns County
Benton County/Stearns County/Sherburne County
Big Stone County
Blue Earth County
Brown County
Carlton County
Carver County
Cass County
Cass County/Morrison County
Chippewa County
Chisago County
Clay County
Clearwater County
Cook County
Cottonwood County
Cottonwood County/Brown County
Crow Wing County
Dakota County
Dakota County/Rice County
Dakota County/Washington County
Dodge County
Dodge County/Steele County
Douglas County
Faribault County
Faribault County/Blue Earth County
Fillmore County
Fillmore County/Olmsted County
Freeborn County
Goodhue County
Goodhue County/Rice County
Goodhue County/Wabasha County
Grant County
Hennepin County
Hennepin County/Carver County
Houston County
Hubbard County
Isanti County
Itasca County
Jackson County
Kanabec County
Kanabec County/Isanti County
Kandiyohi County
Kittson County
Koochiching County
Koochiching County/St. Louis County
Lac qui Parle County
Lake County
Lake of the Woods County
Lake of the Woods County/Roseau County
Le Sueur County
Le Sueur County/Nicollet County/Blue Earth County
Lincoln County
Lyon County
Mahnomen County
Mahnomen County/Clearwater County
Marshall County
Martin County
McLeod County
Meeker County
Meeker County/Stearns County
Mille Lacs County
Mille Lacs County/Sherburne County
Morrison County
Mower County
Murray County
Nicollet County
Nicollet County/Blue Earth County
Nobles County
Norman County
Olmsted County
Olmsted County/Goodhue County
Otter Tail County
Otter Tail County/Wadena County
Otter Tail County/Wilkin County
Pennington County
Pine County
Pipestone County
Polk County
Pope County
Pope County/Stearns County
Ramsey County
Ramsey County/Hennepin County
Ramsey County/Washington County
Red Lake County
Redwood County
Renville County
Renville County/Redwood County
Rice County
Rock County
Rock County/Pipestone County
Roseau County
Scott County
Scott County/Le Sueur County
Sherburne County
Sibley County
Sibley County/Le Sueur County/Nicollet County
St. Louis County
Stearns County
Steele County
Stevens County
Swift County
Todd County
Todd County/Douglas County
Todd County/Morrison County
Todd County/Wadena County
Traverse County
Wabasha County
Wadena County
Waseca County
Waseca County/Le Sueur County
Washington County
Watonwan County
Watonwan County/Martin County
Wilkin County
Winona County
Winona County/Houston County
Winona County/Wabasha County
Wright County
Wright County/Hennepin County
Wright County/Stearns County
Yellow Medicine County
Yellow Medicine County/Chippewa County
5 Neighboring States:
Michigan (water border)
North Dakota
South Dakota
7 Areacodes:
218     320     507     612     651     763     952    
Airport : 327
Heliport : 65
Seaplane Base : 59
Ultralight : 1
Electoral Votes: 10
State Motto: L'├ętoile du Nord
english translation: The star of the North
Highest point in Minnesota: Eagle Mountain , 2301 feet
tree Red Pine
tree binomial nomenclature Pinus resinosa
flower Pink and white lady's slipper
flower scientificname Cypripedium reginae
grass Wild rice (state grain)
grass scientific name Zizania aquatica
mushroom Morchella esculenta
fish Walleye
fish binomial nomenclature Sander vitreus
bird Common Loon
insect Monarch butterfly
insect scientific name Danaus plexippus
butterfly Monarch butterfly (state insect)
butterfly binomial nomenclature Danaus plexippus
amphibian Northern leopard frog
amphibian binomial nomenclature Rana pipiens
gemstone Lake Superior agate
zipcodes for Minnesota : 51360 55001 55002 55003 55005 55006 55007
all 1018 zipcodes for Minnesota
Crime Chart Minnesota Crime (2014) USA Crime (2014)
population 5,457,173 318,857,056
violent crimes 12,5051,197,987
violent crime rate229.1375.7
murder and manslaughter8814,249
murder and manslaughter rate1.64.5
rape rate36.736.6
robbery rate67.6102.2
aggravated assault6,729741,291
aggravated assault rate123.3232.5
property crimes125,3778,277,829
property crime rate2297.52596.1
burglary rate380.7542.5
larceny theft96,2375,858,496
larceny theft rate1763.51837.3
motor vechicle theft8,367689,527
motor vehicle theft rate153.3216.2
Albert Lea (17,674)
Alexandria (11,843)
Andover (32,213)
Anoka (17,350)
Apple Valley (51,221)
Austin (24,563)
Bemidji (14,594)
Big Lake (10,368)
Blaine (62,124)
Bloomington (86,435)
Brainerd (13,371)
Brooklyn Center (30,770)
Brooklyn Park (79,149)
Buffalo (16,026)
Burnsville (61,481)
Champlin (23,894)
Chanhassen (25,332)
Chaska (25,199)
Cloquet (12,075)
Columbia Heights (19,715)
Coon Rapids (62,240)
Cottage Grove (35,918)
Crystal (22,943)
Duluth (86,110)
Eagan (66,286)
East Bethel (11,692)
Eden Prairie (63,496)
Edina (50,138)
Elk River (23,963)
Fairmont (10,221)
Faribault (23,650)
Farmington (22,731)
Fergus Falls (13,281)
Forest Lake (19,618)
Fridley (27,713)
Golden Valley (21,270)
Grand Rapids (11,127)
Ham Lake (16,062)
Hastings (22,554)
Hibbing (16,204)
Hopkins (18,076)
Hugo (14,388)
Hutchinson (13,913)
Inver Grove Heights (34,857)
Lakeville (60,633)
Lino Lakes (21,050)
Little Canada (10,319)
Mankato (41,044)
Maple Grove (68,385)
Maplewood (40,567)
Marshall (13,652)
Mendota Heights (11,223)
Minneapolis (410,939)
Minnetonka (51,669)
Monticello (13,299)
Moorhead (42,005)
Mounds View (12,914)
New Brighton (22,351)
New Hope (21,032)
New Ulm (13,327)
North Branch (10,215)
North Mankato (13,529)
North St. Paul (12,322)
Northfield (20,380)
Oakdale (28,080)
Otsego (15,551)
Owatonna (25,725)
Plymouth (75,907)
Prior Lake (25,282)
Ramsey (25,828)
Red Wing (16,445)
Richfield (36,216)
Robbinsdale (14,418)
Rochester (112,225)
Rogers (12,562)
Rosemount (23,413)
Roseville (35,580)
Sartell (16,788)
Sauk Rapids (13,424)
Savage (30,391)
Shakopee (39,981)
Shoreview (26,477)
South St. Paul (20,405)
St. Cloud (67,109)
St. Louis Park (48,171)
St. Michael (17,196)
St. Paul (300,851)
St. Peter (11,666)
Stillwater (18,924)
Vadnais Heights (13,266)
Waconia (11,968)
West St. Paul (19,727)
White Bear (11,618)
White Bear Lake (25,205)
Willmar (19,638)
Winona (27,094)
Woodbury (67,855)
Worthington (13,090)