Olmstead County, Minnesota
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Olmsted County is located in the heart of southeastern Minnesota, the agricultural region of the state, with only the width of Winona County, some twenty-five miles, between it and the great Mississippi River on the east, and of Fillmore and Mower County between it and the state of Iowa on the south. It is thirty miles in length, from east to west, and twenty-five miles in its greatest width, from north to south and comprises six hundred and forty-four square miles of as fine a farming region as enriches the Middle West.

In the progress of that wave of civilization that surged westward from Jamestown and Plymouth it was nearly two centuries and a half before this became the home of the white man. Read more....

Online at Olmsted County
Olmsted County Townships
Olmsted County History

Olmsted County Military
Olmsted County in the Civil War
Battle of Guntown, Civil War
Roll of Honor by County
Olmsted County's War Record
Enlistment Districts
Olmsted County in Spanish-American War

Cities, Villages and Towns
Olmsted County, Dover Township, Minnesota Dover Village
Olmsted County Minnesota, Eyota Township, Eyota Village
Olmsted County Minnesota, Farmington Township, Potsdam
Olmsted County Minnesota, High Forest, Township High Forest
Olmsted County Minnesota, High Forest, Township, Stewartville
Olmsted County Minnesota, Kalmar Township, Douglas
Olmsted County Minnesota, Marion, Township, Marion Village
Olmsted County Minnesota, Oronoco Township, Oronoco Village
Olmsted County Minnesota, Pleasant Grove Township, Pleasant Grove
Olmsted County Minnesota, Pleasant Grove Township, Simpson
Olmsted County, Minnesota, Viola Township, Viola Village

Interesting Items
Gopher Count Picnic
Viola Anti Horse Thief Society


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Source: History of Olmsted County Minnesota, by Hon. Joseph A. Leonard, Chicago, Goodspeed Historical Association, 1910.


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