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Brooklyn Park
City
Brooklyn Park City Hall in November 2006
Brooklyn Park City Hall in November 2006
Official seal of Brooklyn Park
Seal
Location of the city of Brooklyn Parkwithin Hennepin County, Minnesota
Location of the city of Brooklyn Park
within Hennepin County, Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Hennepin
Founded 1850s
Incorporated 1954
Area
 • City 26.55 sq mi (68.76 km2)
 • Land 26.07 sq mi (67.53 km2)
 • Water 0.47 sq mi (1.23 km2)  1.88%
Elevation 869 ft (265 m)
Population (2010)
 • City 75,781
 • Estimate (2018) 80,610
 • Rank US: 432th
MN: 6th
 • Density 3,090.35/sq mi (1,193.20/km2)
 • Metro 3,629,190 (US: 16th)
Time zone Central (UTC−6)
 • Summer (DST) Central (UTC−5)
ZIP codes 55428, 55429, 55443, 55444, 55445
Area code 763
FIPS code 27-07966
GNIS feature ID 0640511

Brooklyn Park is the sixth largest city in the U.S. state of Minnesota. It is near Minneapolis in northern Hennepin County. Brooklyn Park is a northwest suburb of the Twin Cities metropolitan area.

The population of Brooklyn Park was 75,781 at the 2010 census.

Jesse Ventura was mayor of the city from 1991 to 1995.

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