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Elysian is a city in Le Sueur and Waseca counties in the U.S. state of Minnesota. The population was 652 at the 2010 census. The city is distinct from Elysian Township.
Elysian was platted in 1856, and named for Elysium in Greek mythology. Elysian was incorporated in 1884.
Elysian is located approximately 70 miles SSW of Minneapolis. Minnesota Highway 60 serves as a main route in the community. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.21 square miles (3.13 km2); 1.18 square miles (3.06 km2) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.08 km2) is water.
As of the census of 2010, there were 652 people, 273 households, and 181 families living in the city. The population density was 552.5 inhabitants per square mile (213.3/km2). There were 372 housing units at an average density of 315.3 per square mile (121.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.6% White, 0.5% African American, 0.2% Asian, and 2.8% from two or more races.