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Area Code 763

Where Is Area Code 763?

Updated: March 25th 2017

Area code 763 is found in Minnesota. Area code 763 services the northwestern suburbs of Minneapolis-Saint Paul and covers six counties: Anoka County, Hennepin County, Isanti County, Mille Lacs County, Sherburne County, and Wright County. Area code 763 was put into place on February 27, 2000, from a split of area code 612.

Brooklyn Park is located in Hennepin County and is the sixth largest city in Minnesota. Brooklyn Park is located on the west bank of the Mississippi River and is the second largest suburb of Minneapolis-Saint Paul. Brooklyn Park has a population of 75,781 and the racial makeup of the city is 47.2% White, 31.4% African American, 15.4% Asian, and 6.4% Hispanic (2010 Census). With a crime rate slightly above the national average, Brooklyn Park is not the safest city in Minnesota, but it is definitely not the most dangerous city either. Brooklyn Park is considered a commuter town for Minneapolis and Saint Paul, which means that most of the residents in Brooklyn Park do not work in their own city due to little commercial or industrial activity; the city still has a lot of undeveloped land and farms. Brooklyn Park has made the commitment to be a Tree City USA community; the city achieved Tree City USA status by meeting the four core standards established by the Arbor Day Foundation and the National Association of State Foresters. The city is home to over 60 parks, over 2,000 acres of parkland, and over 120 miles of trails. Some of the most popular parks in the city are Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park, Central Park, Zane Sports Park, and Northwoods Park. Brooklyn Park is well known for being the home of Edinburgh USA Golf Course, a top public golf course in the United States.

Maple Grove is located in Hennepin County in Minnesota. Maple Grove makes up the northwest region of Minneapolis-Saint Paul. Going back in history, the city was only inhabited by Winnebago Indians up until 1851. In 1855, the city grew to include a church, town hall, and numerous homes. Maple Grove was known for its maple trees, hence the name, and therefore was a significant source for maple syrup. Since the 1970s, the city has grown at a rapid pace due to the completion and major upgrades to various interstates and highways. Maple Grove has now turned into one of the fastest growing cities in Minnesota.

Today Maple Grove has a population of 61,567 and the racial makeup of the city is 86.4% White, 6.2% Asian, 4.2% African American, and 2.5% Hispanic (2010 Census). The crime rate here is extremely low, making Maple Grove one of the safest and best places to live in both Minnesota and the United States.

The top three employers in the city are Boston Scientific, the Independent School District 279, and the City of Maple Grove. Maple Grove is considered the medical, cultural, and retail hub of the northwest part of Minneapolis-Saint Paul. Located in Maple Grove is The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes, one of Minneapolis-Saint Paul’s largest shopping centers. Maple Grove ranks second in terms of having more retail that any other city in Minnesota. The city is home to numerous lakes such as Cedar Island Lake, Cook Lake, Eagle Lake, and Edward Lake. The city is also home to many parks and over 55 miles of trails.

Major Cities In Area Code 763

Brooklyn Park

Plymouth

Maple Grove

Coon Rapids

Blaine

Blaine is located in Anoka County in Minnesota and is part of the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area. It is also one of the fastest growing cities in Minnesota. The city is located 13 miles away from Minneapolis and 20 miles away from Saint Paul. Major bodies of water in Blaine are Sunrise Lake, Laddie Lake, Club West Lake, and Lochness Lake. Blaine has a population of 57,186 and the racial makeup of the city is 84.0% White, 7.8% Asian, 3.7% African American, and 3.2% Hispanic (2010 Census). With an average crime rate, Blaine is a relatively safe city. The city is home to several retail shopping areas such as the Northtown Mall. Blaine is well known for being the home to the National Sports Center, the world’s largest amateur multi-sport complex. Popular parks in the city include Lakeside Commons Park, Aquatore Park, and Lochness Park.


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