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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Minnesota|Minnesota]] > Cottonwood County''  
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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Minnesota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Cottonwood County'''
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.cottonwood.mn.us/ Cottonwood County Courthouse]<br>900 3rd Avenue<br>Windom, MN 56101<br>Phone: 507-831-5669<br>Phone: 507-831-1458
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Clerk District Court has birth, marriage, death, divorce and court records&nbsp;from 187. 1<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cottonwood County, Minnesota page 363, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
*'''1857--'''Cottonwood County was created 23 May 1857&nbsp;from [[Brown County, Minnesota|Brown <span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1231520875156_422"></span>]]County.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Windom <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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*'''1857--'''Cottonwood County was created 23 May 1857&nbsp;from [[Brown County, Minnesota|Brown <span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1231520875156_422" />]]County.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Windom <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
*For a brief history of how Cottonwood County was named, click [http://mnplaces.mnhs.org/upham/index.cfm here].&nbsp; Then select Cottonwood County.
 
*For a brief history of how Cottonwood County was named, click [http://mnplaces.mnhs.org/upham/index.cfm here].&nbsp; Then select Cottonwood County.
  
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
===== Cities =====
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===== Cities =====
  
Bingham Lake | Comfrey | Jeffers | Mountain Lake | Storden | Westbrook | Windom  
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Bingham Lake | [http://www.comfrey.govoffice.com/ Comfrey] | [http://www.jeffers.us.com/ Jeffers] | [http://www.mountainlakemn.com/ Mountain Lake] | Storden | Westbrook | [http://www.windom-mn.com/ Windom]
  
===== Townships =====
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===== Townships =====
  
Amboy Township | Amo Township | Ann Township | Carson Township | Dale Township | Delton Township | Germantown Township | Great Bend Township | Highwater Township | Lakeside Township | Midway Township | Mountain Lake Township | Rose Hill Township | Selma Township | Southbrook Township | Springfield Township | Storden Township | Westbrook Township <br>
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Amboy Township | Amo Township | Ann Township | Carson Township | Dale Township | Delton Township | Germantown Township | Great Bend Township | Highwater Township | Lakeside Township | Midway Township | Mountain Lake Township | Rose Hill Township | Selma Township | Southbrook Township | Springfield Township | Storden Township | Westbrook Township <br>  
  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Brown_County,_Minnesota|Brown]]
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*[[Brown County, Minnesota|Brown]]  
*[[Jackson_County,_Minnesota|Jackson]]
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*[[Jackson County, Minnesota|Jackson]]  
*[[Martin_County,_Minnesota|Martin]]
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*[[Martin County, Minnesota|Martin]]  
*[[Murray_County,_Minnesota|Murray]]
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*[[Murray County, Minnesota|Murray]]  
*[[Nobles_County,_Minnesota|Nobles]]
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*[[Nobles County, Minnesota|Nobles]]  
*[[Redwood_County,_Minnesota|Redwood]]
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*[[Redwood County, Minnesota|Redwood]]  
*[[Watonwan_County,_Minnesota|Watonwan]]
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*[[Watonwan County, Minnesota|Watonwan]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mncotton/cchs.htm Cottonwood County Historical Society]
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=201308&subject_disp=Minnesota%2C+Cottonwood&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://genforum.com/mn/cottonwood/ Cottonwood County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)
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*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+Cottonwood|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mncotton/index.htm Cottonwood County GenWeb]
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mn/counties/cottonwood/ Cyndi's List:&nbsp;Cottonwood County]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Minnesota_counties]] [[Category:Cottonwood_County,_Minnesota]]

Revision as of 22:56, 18 December 2012

United States Gotoarrow.png Minnesota Gotoarrow.png Cottonwood County

Hand and keyboard.jpg Minnesota
Online Records


County Courthouse

Cottonwood County Courthouse
900 3rd Avenue
Windom, MN 56101
Phone: 507-831-5669
Phone: 507-831-1458


Clerk District Court has birth, marriage, death, divorce and court records from 187. 1[1]

History

Parent County

  • 1857--Cottonwood County was created 23 May 1857 from Brown County.  County seat: Windom [2]
  • For a brief history of how Cottonwood County was named, click here.  Then select Cottonwood County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Bingham Lake | Comfrey | Jeffers | Mountain Lake | Storden | Westbrook | Windom

Townships

Amboy Township | Amo Township | Ann Township | Carson Township | Dale Township | Delton Township | Germantown Township | Great Bend Township | Highwater Township | Lakeside Township | Midway Township | Mountain Lake Township | Rose Hill Township | Selma Township | Southbrook Township | Springfield Township | Storden Township | Westbrook Township

 

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cottonwood County, Minnesota page 363, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).