Saint Paul, Minnesota

capital of the state of Minnesota, United States; county seat of Ramsey County, Minnesota

Saint Paul (often abbreviated St. Paul) is the capital city of the U.S. state of Minnesota. St. Paul and Minneapolis are known as the Twin Cities.

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Clockwise from the top: Downtown Saint Paul as seen from Harriet Island, the Xcel Energy Center, the Saint Paul Cathedral, the Minnesota State Capitol, the Como Park Zoo and Conservatory, Marjorie McNeely Conservatory, and the historic James J. Hill House
Clockwise from the top: Downtown Saint Paul as seen from Harriet Island, the Xcel Energy Center, the Saint Paul Cathedral, the Minnesota State Capitol, the Como Park Zoo and Conservatory, Marjorie McNeely Conservatory, and the historic James J. Hill House
Flag of Saint Paul, Minnesota
Official seal of Saint Paul, Minnesota
Nickname(s): 
The Capital City, The Saintly City, Pig's Eye, STP, Last City of the East, Twin Cities (with Minneapolis)
Motto: 
The most livable city in America.1
Location in Ramsey County and the state of Minnesota
Location in Ramsey County and the state of Minnesota
Saint Paul is located in Minnesota
Saint Paul
Saint Paul
Location within Minnesota
Saint Paul is located in the United States
Saint Paul
Saint Paul
Location within the United States
Coordinates: 44°56′39″N 93°5′37″W / 44.94417°N 93.09361°W / 44.94417; -93.09361
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyRamsey
IncorporatedMarch 4, 1854; 170 years ago (1854-03-04)
Named forSt. Paul the Apostle
Government
 • MayorMelvin Carter (DFL)
Area
 • City56.10 sq mi (145.31 km2)
 • Land51.97 sq mi (134.61 km2)
 • Water4.13 sq mi (10.70 km2)
Elevation
702 ft (214 m)
Population
 • City311,527
 • RankCity: 64th MN: 2nd
 • Density5,994/sq mi (2,314/km2)
 • Metro
3,524,583 (US: 16th)
 • Demonym
Saint Paulite
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
55101–55175
Area code651
Websitewww.stpaul.gov

Well-known people from Saint Paul

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References

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  1. "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 24, 2022.
  2. "QuickFacts: St. Paul city, Minnesota". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved February 21, 2024.

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