Minneapolis, Minnesota
City of Minneapolis
Clockwise from top left: Downtown Minneapolis at night, the Mississippi River, Minnehaha Falls, and the skyline from the East Bank.
Clockwise from top left: Downtown Minneapolis at night, the Mississippi RiverMinnehaha Falls, and the skyline from the East Bank.
Etymology: Dakota word mni (water) with Greek polis(city)
Nickname(s): 
"City of Lakes", "Mill City", "Twin Cities" (a nickname shared with Saint Paul), "Mini Apple"
Motto(s): 
En Avant (French: 'Forward')
Location within Hennepin County
Location within Hennepin County
Minneapolis is located in Minnesota
Minneapolis
Minneapolis
Location within Minnesota
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Coordinates: 44°59′N 93°16′W
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyHennepin
Incorporated1867
Founded byJohn H. Stevens and Franklin Steele
Government
 • TypeWeak mayor–council
 • BodyMinneapolis City Council
 • MayorJacob Frey
 • Council PresidentLisa Bender
Area
 • City57.49 sq mi (148.89 km2)
 • Land54.00 sq mi (139.86 km2)
 • Water3.49 sq mi (9.03 km2)
Elevation
830 ft (264 m)
Population 
 • City382,578
 • Estimate 
(2017)[4]
422,331
 • RankUS: 46th MN: 1st
 • Density7,820.80/sq mi (3,019.64/km2)
 • Metro
3,600,618 (US: 16th)[2]
 • CSA
4,197,883 (US: 14th)
Demonym(s)Minneapolitan
Time zoneUTC–6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC–5 (CDT)
ZIP Codes
55401–55488 (range includes some ZIP Codes for Minneapolis suburbs)
Area code(s)612
FIPS code27-43000
GNIS feature ID0655030[5]
Major airportMinneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport
Public transportationMetro Transit
Websitewww.minneapolismn.gov