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Location of Armatage within the U.S. city of Minneapolis
Location of Armatage within the U.S. city of Minneapolis
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Hennepin
City Minneapolis
Community Southwest
 • Total 0.742 sq mi (1.92 km2)
 • Total 4,895
 • Density 6,597/sq mi (2,547.1/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
55410, 55419
Area code(s) 612
Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 5,428
1990 4,881 −10.1%
2000 4,759 −2.5%
2010 4,895 2.9%

Armatage is a neighborhood in the Southwest community in Minneapolis. Located in the southwest corner of the city, the neighborhood is bounded on the north by 54th Street West, on the east by Logan Avenue South, on the south by Highway 62, and on the west by the city limits at Xerxes Avenue South. The neighborhood grew around the school named for Maude Armatage, a distinguished community leader. Armatage is built up with mostly single-family housing and some multifamily buildings. The neighborhood also has a park with a community center.

The retail space in the neighborhood consists of individual neighborhood stores and is mostly located along Penn Avenue South. The great majority of housing was built between 1949 and 1969, while about 5 percent of the dwellings were built before World War II. Coordinates: 44°53′54″N 93°18′40″W / 44.8984°N 93.3111°W / 44.8984; -93.3111

The Armatage Neighborhood Association (ANA) was founded in 1991 as part of a citywide effort to increase opportunities for residents to connect with the city and to allow neighborhoods to address local concerns. ANA board members serve a one-year term commencing in May. The Armatage Summer Festival is an annual summer party in August at Armatage Park held in partnership with Armatage Park.

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