Olmsted County, Minnesota Genealogy

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United States > Minnesota > Olmsted County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

County seat: Rochester [1]

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities
  • Byron
  • Chatfield
  • Dover
  • Eyota
  • Oronoco
  • Pine Island
  • Rochester
  • Stewartville


Townships

Cascade | Dover | Eyota | Elmira | Farmington | Haverhill | High Forest & 45 | Kalmar | Marion |New Haven | Orion| Oronoco | Pleasant Grove | Quincy | Rochester | Rock Dell & 45| Salem | Viola

 Unincorporated

Douglas



Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Censuses

1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 and 1900 US Federal Censuses for Olmsted, Minnesota can be found at FamilySearch Record Search - Pilot. Free searchable name indexes and images are available for most census years. 

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Rochester

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

• Ole & Lena: the genealogy and local history of a Norwegian settlement (Dodge and Olmsted counties in Minnesota) http://web.mac.com/moiseth/Ole_and_Lena:_genealogy_/Welcome.html

References

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