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Saint Paul, Minnesota
State capital and city
City of Saint Paul
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 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 Marjorie McNeely Conservatory, and the historic James J. Hill House
Flag of Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Official seal of Saint Paul, Minnesota
Seal
Nickname(s): 
"the Capital City", "the Saintly City", "Pig's Eye", "STP", "Last City of the East"
Motto(s): 
The most livable city in America*
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 in Minnesota, United States
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Saint Paul is located in the United States
Saint Paul
Saint Paul
Saint Paul (the United States)
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Coordinates: 44°56′39″N 93°5′37″W / 44.94417°N 93.09361°W / 44.94417; -93.09361Coordinates: 44°56′39″N 93°5′37″W / 44.94417°N 93.09361°W / 44.94417; -93.09361
Country  United States
State  Minnesota
County Ramsey
Incorporated March 4, 1854
Named for St. Paul the Apostle
Government
 • Mayor Melvin Carter (DFL)
 • Body Saint Paul City Council
Area
[1]
 • City 56.18 sq mi (145.50 km2)
 • Land 51.97 sq mi (134.61 km2)
 • Water 4.20 sq mi (10.88 km2)
Elevation
795 ft (214 m)
Population
 (2010)[2]
 • City 285,068
 • Estimate 
(2018)[3]
307,695
 • Rank City: 63th MN: 2nd
 • Density 5,899.51/sq mi (2,277.82/km2)
 • Metro
3,629,190 (US: 16th)
 • Demonym
Saint Paulite
Time zone UTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−5 (CDT)
ZIP Codes
55101–55175
Area code(s) 651
FIPS code 27-58000
Website stpaul.gov
* Current as of July 30, 2008.[4]