Blue Earth County, Minnesota Genealogy

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Template:Minnesota-stubUnited States > Minnesota > Blue Earth County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

  • 1853--Blue Earth County was created 5 March 1853 from unorganized territory and Dakota County.

County seat: Mankato [1]

  • For a brief history of how Blue Earth County was named, click here.  Then select Blue Earth County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Amboy | Eagle Lake | Good Thunder | Lake Crystal | Madison Lake | Mankato | Mapleton | Minnesota Lake | North Mankato | Pemberton | Skyline | St. Clair | Vernon Center

Townships

Beauford Township | Butternut Valley Township | Cambria Township | Ceresco Township | Danville Township | Decoria Township | Garden City Township | Jamestown Township | Judson Township | Le Ray Township |Lime Township | Lincoln Township | Lyra Township | Mankato Township | Mapleton Township | McPherson Township | Medo Township | Pleasant Mound Township | Rapidan Township | Shelby Township | South Bend Township | Sterling Township | Vernon Center Township

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Mankato

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Blue Earth County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies or regiments that were formed from men of Blue Earth County.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).