How far is the wisconsin boarder from minneapolis minnesota

Minneapolis, MN and Wisconsin are about 7-10 miles north/south of each other. From downtown Minneapolis it's about 40 min to WI state line.

From Minneapolis, MN, a suggestion is to drive east on Highway 36 thru Stillwater. Cross the St. Croix River on the Historic Lift Bridge into Wisconsin.

Others suggest that Hudson, WI is an easy 35 minute drive east on I-94.

Wisconsin was the 30th state in the USA. It became a state on May 29, 1848.

Wisconsin fast facts:

State Abbreviation - WI

State Capital - Madison

Largest City - Milwaukee

Area - 65,503 square miles [Wisconsin is the 23rd biggest state in the USA]

Population - 5,742,713 (as of 2013) [Wisconsin is the 20th most populous state in the USA]

Name for Residents - Wisconsinites

Major Industries - dairy products (milk, butter, cheese), farming (corn), machinery, paper manufacturing, beer, tourism

Major Rivers - Wisconsin River, Mississippi River, St. Croix River, Chippewa River

Major Lakes - Lake Michigan, Lake Superior, Lake Winnebago

Highest Point - Timms Hill - 1,952 feet (595 m) above sea level

Number of Counties - 72

Bordering States - Minnesota, Michigan, Iowa, Illinois

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To get Wisconsin travel tips, visit official website for the Wisconsin Department of Tourism.

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