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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>507-831-5669
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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===== Cities  =====
 
===== 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  =====
 
===== 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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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mncotton/cchs.htm Cottonwood Historical Society]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mncotton/cchs.htm Cottonwood County Historical Society]
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[http://genforum.com/mn/cottonwood/ Cottonwood County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)  
 
*[http://genforum.com/mn/cottonwood/ Cottonwood County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)  
*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+Cottonwood|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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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 14:46, 4 April 2012

Template:Minnesota-stubUnited States > Minnesota > Cottonwood County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

  • 1857--Cottonwood County was created 23 May 1857 from Brown County.  County seat: Windom [1]
  • 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. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).