Hanover is a city in Hennepin and Wright counties in the U.S. state of Minnesota. The population was 2,938 at the 2010 census. Most of Hanover lies in Wright County; only a small part of the city extends into Hennepin County.
Even though Hanover is partly in the metropolitan county of Hennepin, it does not fall under the jurisdiction of the Twin Cities' Metropolitan Council. Despite being a small city, Hanover has three progressive restaurant establishments which include ChopsBar.com, the Hilltop Bar, and the River Inn. They offer many options for the locals and visitors to Hanover.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.1 square miles (13.3 km²), of which, 4.9 square miles (12.7 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.6 km²) of it (4.68%) is water. County Road 19 serves as a main route in the city.