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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Minnesota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Dodge County'''  
''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Minnesota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Dodge County'''  
Guide to '''Dodge County Minnesota genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Guide to Dodge County Minnesota genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Hand and keyboard.jpg Minnesota
Online Records

Dodge County, Minnesota
Map of Minnesota highlighting Dodge County
Location in the state of Minnesota
Map of the U.S. highlighting Minnesota
Location of Minnesota in the U.S.
Founded February 20, 1855
County Seat Mantorville
Address Dodge County Courthouse
22 East 6th Street
Mantorville, MN 55955
Phone: 507-635-6239
Phone: 507-635-6250
Dodge County Website

County Courthouse

Clerk District Court has birth, death, divorce and court records from 1870,
marriage records from 1865, probate records from 1858 and school records from 1917. [1]


Parent County

  • 1855--Dodge County was created 20 February 1855 from Rice County and unorganized territory.

County seat: Mantorville [2]

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places


Blooming Prairie | Claremont | Dodge Center | Hayfield | Kasson | Mantorville | West Concord


Ashland Township | Canisteo Township | Claremont Township | Concord Township | Ellington Township | Hayfield Township | Mantorville Township | Milton Township | Ripley Township | Vernon Township | Wasioja Township | Westfield Township


Neighboring Counties






Local Histories



Civil War

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

- 1st Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry (Mounted Rangers), Company M.
- 2nd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company C.
- 2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry, Company K.
- 3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company E.
- 5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company A.
- 10th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company B.




Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

  • Dodge Center Public Library
    13 First Avenue NW
    Dodge Center, MN 55927
  • West Concord Public Library
    180 Main Street
    West Concord, MN 55985
    507 -527-2031

Family History Centers


Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Dodge 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).