Mower County, Minnesota Genealogy

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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

  • 1855--Mower County was created 20 February 1855 from Rice County and formally organized 1 March 1856.

County seat: Austin [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Adams | Austin | Brownsdale | Dexter | Elkton | Grand Meadow | Le Roy | Lyle | Mapleview | Racine | Rose Creek |  Sargeant | Taopi | Waltham |


 

 Townships    

All of Mower County's land is divided into 20 townships that are 36 square miles (six miles north to south X six miles west to east) in area. Mower County is five townships wide (a total of 30 miles west to east) and four townships from north to south (a total of 24 miles). The arrangement of the townships within the county is shown below (Udolpho Township is in the northwest corner and Le Roy Township is in the southeast). *


   Udolpho    Waltham    Sargeant        Pleasant Valley      Racine
   Lansing     Red Rock      Dexter        Grand Meadow    Frankford
    Austin     Windom    Marshall               Clayton   Bennington
      Lyle     Nevada     Adams                 Lodi      Le Roy


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mower_County,_Minnesota

Neighboring Counties

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Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

Family History Library Catalog

References

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