Dinkytown

Commercial district in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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Dinkytown

Dinkytown, USA
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The Varsity Theater on 4th Street SE
The Varsity Theater on 4th Street SE
Dinkytown is within the Marcy-Holmes neighborhood of the U.S. city of Minneapolis
Dinkytown is within the Marcy-Holmes neighborhood of the U.S. city of Minneapolis
Coordinates: 44°58′51″N 93°14′10″W / 44.98083°N 93.23611°W / 44.98083; -93.23611Coordinates: 44°58′51″N 93°14′10″W / 44.98083°N 93.23611°W / 44.98083; -93.23611
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyHennepin
CityMinneapolis
NeighborhoodMarcy-Holmes
Branded1940s
Founded byUnknown
Named forGrodnik or Dinkys
City Council Ward3
Government
 • CouncilmemberSteve Fletcher
Elevation
830 ft (253 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)612
Fans of the Minnesota Golden Gophers riot in Dinkytown after the Gophers won the 2003 Frozen Four

Dinkytown is a commercial district within the Marcy-Holmes neighborhood in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Centered at 14th Avenue Southeast and 4th Street Southeast, the district contains several city blocks occupied by various small businesses, restaurants, bars, and apartment buildings that house mostly University of Minnesota students. Dinkytown is along the North side of the University of Minnesota Twin Cities East Bank campus.[3]

  1. ^ "Twin Cities Region Population and Household Estimates, 2006" (PDF). Metropolitan Council. 2006-04-01. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-08-08. Retrieved 2007-07-24.
  2. ^ "Table 2: Population Estimates for the 100 Most Populous Metropolitan Statistical Areas Based on July 1, 2006 Population Estimates: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau. 2007-04-05. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-06-15. Retrieved 2007-04-16.
  3. ^ Weber, Tom; Kaiser, Emily (July 9, 2015). "The Dinkytown history you don't know: Three stories". Minnesota Public Radio News. Retrieved July 13, 2015.

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