Area Code 320

Where Is Area Code 320?

Updated: June 21st 2021

Area code 320 serves most of central Minnesota. Area code 320 was put into use on March 17, 1996, as a split from area code 612. Today area code 320 borders every Minnesota area code except for area code 612.

St. Cloud is a city located in Minnesota. St. Cloud is the county seat of Stearns County and the largest population center in Central Minnesota. St. Cloud, Minnesota, shares the same name as Saint-Cloud, France, because it was named after the French city; the French city was named after the French monk Saint Clodoald. Major bodies of water in St. Cloud include the Mississippi River, the Sauk River, and Lake George. Adjacent communities include Sartell, Sauk Rapids, St. Augusta, and St. Joseph. The city has a humid continental climate, meaning hot, humid summers and cold winters with average to heavy snowfall. St. Cloud has a population of 65,842 and the racial makeup of the city is 84.6% White, 7.8% African American, 3.7% Asian, and 2.4% Hispanic (2010 Census). Unfortunately St. Cloud is not a safe city and ranks among the ten most dangerous cities in Minnesota. When it comes to education, St. Cloud is home to the St. Cloud University, the third largest university in Minnesota. When it comes to parks and recreation, St. Cloud is home to 95 parks; Whitney Memorial Park is the largest developed park and features a recreation center, a dog park, and countless softball, baseball, and soccer fields. Points of interest in St. Cloud include Munsinger Gardens, Clemens Gardens, and the Stearns History Museum. Shopping, dining, and entertainment can be found at the Crossroads Center and in downtown St. Cloud.

Sartell is the second largest city in Central Minnesota. Sartell is situated on the Mississippi River and is located in both Benton County and Stearns County. Sartell has a population of 15,876 and the racial makeup of the city is 95.5% White, 1.5% Asian, 1.4% Hispanic, and 0.9% African American (2010 Census). Even though the city does not have many points of interest, there are numerous parks, miles of paved walking paths, golf courses, playgrounds, tennis courts, and ice rinks.

Hutchinson is a city located in Minnesota and is the largest city in McLeod County. The Hutchinson Family Singers, an American family singing group who were the most famous American entertainers of the 1840s, founded Hutchinson in 1855. Major bodies of water in Hutchinson include Crow River, Otter Lake, and Campbell Lake. Three of the main routes in Hutchinson are Minnesota State Highways 7, 15, and 22. Hutchinson has a population of 14,178 and the racial makeup of the city is 95.4% White, 3.8% Hispanic, 1.1% Asian, and 0.9% African American (2010 Census). Hutchinson’s low crime rate puts it among the safest cities in Minnesota. When it comes to the economy, the majority of jobs are in manufacturing; Hutchinson Technology and 3M are the top manufacturing employers in the city. When it comes to parks, Hutchinson has the second oldest city park system in the nation. Points of interest in Hutchinson include Crow River Winery, Hutchinson Mall, and Masonic West River Park.

Major Cities In Area Code 320

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Alexandria is located in Minnesota and is the county seat of Douglas County. Alexandria was first settled in 1858 and then incorporated as a city in 1909; the city was named after brothers Alexander and William Kinkead. Alexandria is home to numerous lakes including Lake Darling, Lake Le Homme Dieu, Lake Ida, and Lake Carlos. Alexandria has a population of 11,070 and the racial makeup of the city is 96.3% White, 1.5% Hispanic, 0.8% African American, and 0.7% Asian (2010 Census). Since there are many people living on and around the numerous lakes in the city, there is a large portion of the people who live here that are not being calculated into the population. When it comes to the economy, Alexandria is known as a tourist spot due to its numerous lakes and resorts. Tourist events in the city that occur every year include a Grape Stomp, an Apple Fest, the Douglas County Fair, and Art in the Park. Points of interest in Alexandria include Carlos Creek Winery, the Runestone Museum, the Big Ole Viking Statue, and the Legacy of the Lakes Museum.

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