Blue Earth County, Minnesota Genealogy
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
- Blue Earth County Government Center
410 South 5th Street
Mankato, MN 56001
- 1853--Blue Earth County was created 5 March 1853 from unorganized territory and Dakota County.
County seat: Mankato 
- For a brief history of how Blue Earth County was named, click here. Then select Blue Earth County.
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LDS Ward and Branch Records
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.
- - 1st Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry (Mounted Rangers), Companies B, E, and H.
- - 1st Regiment, Minnesota Heavy Artillery, Company F.
- - 2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry, Companies E and H.
- - 3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company H.
- - 4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company H.
- - 6th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company I.
- - 9th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Companies D and E.
Societies and Libraries
- Blue Earth County, MN Genealogy Forum (GenForum)
- Family History Library Catalog
- Blue Earth County GenWeb
- Cyndi's List: Blue Earth County
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).