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Encyclopedia > Cottage Grove, Minnesota
Cottage Grove, Minnesota
Location in Washington County and the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 44°49′40″N, 92°56′38″W
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Washington
Founded 1843
Incorporated
Government
 - Mayor Sandy Shiely
Area
 - City 37.9 sq mi (98.2 km²)
 - Land 34 sq mi (88.0 km²)
 - Water 3.9 sq mi (10.2 km²)
Population (2000)
 - City 30,582
 - Density 900/sq mi (347.5/km²)
Time zone Central (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) Central (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55016
Website: http://www.cottage-grove.org

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 98.2 km² (37.9 mi²). 88.0 km² (34.0 mi²) of it is land and 10.2 km² (3.9 mi²) of it (10.39%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 30,582 people, 9,932 households, and 8,462 families residing in the city. The population density was 347.5/km² (899.9/mi²). There were 10,024 housing units at an average density of 113.9/km² (295.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 93.54% White, 2.35% African American, 0.41% Native American, 1.43% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.91% from other races, and 1.30% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.53% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 9,932 households out of which 49.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.9% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.8% were non-families. 11.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.07 and the average family size was 3.32. “Matrimony” redirects here. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 32.7% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 34.4% from 25 to 44, 20.7% from 45 to 64, and 4.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 99.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.0 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $65,825, and the median income for a family was $68,935. Males had a median income of $45,567 versus $31,232 for females. The per capita income for the city was $23,348. About 1.8% of families and 2.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.5% of those under age 18 and 2.6% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


History

The city of Cottage Grove was settled in the 1840s with the creation of two villages, Langdon and "Old Cottage Grove." When the early settlers arrived, the land was thick with oaks and prairie grasses. Settlers turned to agriculture for their livelihood. These settlers turned the land into profitable farmland with hard work. Many of the settlers decided to turn to dairying and Cottage Grove also became known for its creameries and dairy farms. Some historic places include: Historic Cedarhurst Mansion, Schilling Archeological District, Atkinson Cemetery, Cottage Grove Town Hall, Old People's Home of the Northwest Cemetery, Grey Cloud Lime Kiln, Historic John P. Fuber House, Historic Dr. Arthur H. Steen House, Historic First Congregational Church (Accacia Lodge No. 51), Historic William W. Furber House, Cottage Grove Cemetery, Historic Harry Roberts House, Lamar Avenue Larch Trees, and Hope Glen Farm. The "founding father" of Cottage Grove was James Sullivan Norris. Norris was a New Englander who settled in Afton in 1839. Prairie grasses Prairie refers to an area of land of low topographic relief that historically supported grasses and herbs, with few trees, and having generally a mesic (moderate or temperate) climate. ... Dairy Farm International Holdings Limited is a retail company in Asia, with her base in Bermuda. ...


Location

Cottage Grove is approximately eight miles southeast of Minnesota's Twin Cities of St. Paul and Minneapolis, accessed by U.S. Highway 61. This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... State capitol building in Saint Paul Saint Paul is the capital and second-largest city of the state of Minnesota in the United States of America. ... This article is about the city in Minnesota. ... The Dubuque-Wisconsin Bridge, Dubuque, Iowa. ...


Public buildings

Cottage Grove's public buildings include the: Library, City Hall, Ice Arena, Fire Station, and Public Works building.


General Cottage Grove information

Date Established: 1843
School District: 833
County: Washington County
2000 Population: 30,582
1990 Population: 22,935
Zip Code: 55016
Elevation: 810
Land area: 34.0 square miles


Politics

Cottage Grove is located in Minnesota's 2nd congressional district, represented by Congressman John Kline, the most conservative member of Minnesota's congressional delegation. Congressman Kline is a member of Republican Party who scores 2.8% progressive[1] and 100% conservative [2] on a range of issues. Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional District spans the width of the entire southern metro area and contains all of Carver, Scott, Le Sueur, Goodhue and Rice Counties. ... John Paul Kline (born September 6, 1947 in Allentown, Pennsylvania) is an American politician. ... The Republican Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States two-party system, the other one being the Democratic Party. ... Progressivism is a term that refers to a broad school of international social and political philosophies. ... In politics, right-wing, the political right, or simply the right, are terms which refer, with no particular precision, to the segment of the political spectrum in opposition to left-wing politics. ...


Trivia

Movie actor Seann William Scott is originally from Cottage Grove. Seann William Scott (born October 3, 1976) is an American actor. ...


Movie actor Alex Neuberger goes to school in Cottage Grove Neuberger in Running Scared (2006) Alex Neuberger is an American child actor. ...


References

  1. ^ Grossman, Joshua. ProgressivePunch Leading with the Left. All Issues. ProgressivePunch. Retrieved on 2006-10-28.
  2. ^ Congressional Voting Scorecard 2005 (pdf). SBE Council’s Congressional Voting Scorecard 2005. Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (June, 2006). Retrieved on 2006-11-02.

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External links

Coordinates: 44°49′40″N, 92°56′38″W Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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City of Cottage Grove, Minnesota - Fire Department (357 words)
The Mission of the Fire Department is to provide a safe environment for the citizens of Cottage Grove, to prevent and minimize loss of life and property through education, preparation and emergency response.
Cottage Grove Fire Department is a combination department comprised of a full-time Chief, Fire Marshal and an EMS Coordinator Firefighter/Paramedic, one part-time secretary, 55 part-time on call firefighters, and 5 EMT daytime on-call responders.
The values of the Cottage Grove Fire Department are reflected in the department’s motto, which is "non sibi, sed omnibus".
Cottage Grove, Minnesota - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (547 words)
The city of Cottage Grove was settled in the 1840's with the creation of two villages, Langdon and "Old Cottage Grove." when the early settlers arrived the land was thick with oaks and prairie grasses.
Cottage Grove is approximately eight miles southeast of Minnesota's Twin Cities of St.
Cottage Grove is located in Minnesota's 2nd congressional district, represented by Congressman John Kline, the most conservative member of Minnesota's congressional delegation.
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