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Cottonwood County, Minnesota

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Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Cottonwood County, Minnesota.

Official Website

The county was created on May 23, 1857, named for the river in Germantown Township ("cottonwood" is the English meaning of the Dakota Sioux word "Waraju").

Adjacent Counties

Cities & Townships

  • Amboy
  • Amo
  • Ann
  • Bingham Lake
  • Carson
  • Comfrey (part)
  • Dale
  • Delft
  • Delton
  • Germantown
  • Great Bend
  • Highwater
  • Jeffers
  • Lakeside
  • Midway
  • Mountain Lake
  • Rose Hill
  • Selma
  • Southbrook
  • Springfield
  • Storden
  • Westbrook
  • Windom (County Seat)



Genealogy Trails

The Isaac A. Bargen House

Cottonwood County Courthouse

Jeffers Petroglyphs