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Mower County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. As of 2000, the population is 38,603. Its county seat is Austin. Image File history File links Public domain map courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin, modified to show counties. ... Jump to: navigation, search Originally, in continental Europe, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count. ... Jump to: navigation, search A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, together with the District of Columbia and Palmyra Atoll (an uninhabited incorporated unorganized territory), form the United States of America. ... Jump to: navigation, search State nickname: North Star State Other U.S. States Capital Saint Paul Largest city Minneapolis Governor Tim Pawlenty (R) Senators Mark Dayton (D) Norm Coleman (R) Official language(s) None Area 225,365 km² (12th)  - Land 206,375 km²  - Water 18,990 km² (8. ... Jump to: navigation, search This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat is an administrative centre for a county. ... Austin is a city located in Mower County, Minnesota. ...

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Settlement and History

In 1852 Jacob McQuillin and his family settled what was to become Mower County. By 1855 the area had enough people to merit official formation and on March 1, 1856 Minnesota Governor Willis A. Gorman signed the act organizing Mower County. The county was named in honor of John Edward Mower, a member of the territorial legislature. (More history at Austin, Minnesota.) Jump to: navigation, search 1852 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search March 1 is the 60th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (61st in leap years). ... Jump to: navigation, search 1856 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search The Governor of Minnesota is the chief executive of the U.S. state of Minnesota, leading the states executive branch. ... Jump to: navigation, search Willis Arnold Gorman (January 12, 1816–May 20, 1876) was an American politician who served in the United States House of Representatives from March 4, 1849 to March 3, 1853 from Indiana and was the second Territorial Governor of Minnesota from May 15, 1853 to April... Mower County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Jump to: navigation, search Originally, in continental Europe, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count. ... A territory is a defined area (including land and waters), usually considered to be a possession of an animal, person, organization, or institution. ... Chamber of the Estates-General, the Dutch legislature. ... Austin is a city located in Mower County, Minnesota. ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,843 km² (712 mi²). 1,843 km² (712 mi²) of it is land and 1 km² (0 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.03% water. The only lake (East Side Lake) is man-made. Mower is the only Minnesota county to have no natural lake. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Jump to: navigation, search A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ... East Side Lake is a man-made lake in Austin, Minnesota in western Mower County6, which is in the SE part of the state. ... List of Minnesota counties: Minnesota counties Aitkin County Anoka County Becker County Beltrami County Benton County Big Stone County Blue Earth County Brown County Carlton County Carver County Cass County Chippewa County Chisago County Clay County Clearwater County Cook County Cottonwood County Crow Wing County Dakota County Dodge County Douglas...


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Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 38,603 people, 15,582 households, and 10,315 families residing in the county. The population density is 21/km² (54/mi²). There are 16,251 housing units at an average density of 9/km² (23/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 94.74% White, 0.56% Black or African American, 0.17% Native American, 1.47% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 2.18% from other races, and 0.87% from two or more races. 4.26% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. Jump to: navigation, search 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 Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... Jump to: navigation, search This article is about the year 2000. ... Jump to: navigation, search The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Jump to: navigation, search The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Jump to: navigation, search The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Jump to: navigation, search The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Jump to: navigation, search The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Jump to: navigation, search The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Jump to: navigation, search The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Jump to: navigation, search The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Jump to: navigation, search The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 15,582 households out of which 29.70% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.70% are married couples living together, 8.00% have a female householder with no husband present, and 33.80% are non-families. 29.10% of all households are made up of individuals and 14.80% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.42 and the average family size is 2.98. Jump to: navigation, search Marriage is a legal, social, and religious relationship between individuals which has formed the foundation of the family for most societies. ...


In the county the population is spread out with 25.10% under the age of 18, 8.20% from 18 to 24, 25.70% from 25 to 44, 21.40% from 45 to 64, and 19.60% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 97.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 93.60 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $36,654, and the median income for a family is $45,154. Males have a median income of $31,743 versus $23,317 for females. The per capita income for the county is $19,795. 9.20% of the population and 6.30% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 11.30% of those under the age of 18 and 5.60% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Jump to: navigation, search The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

Cities Townships


Adams is a city located in Mower County, Minnesota. ... Austin is a city located in Mower County, Minnesota. ... Brownsdale is a city located in Mower County, Minnesota. ... Dexter is a city located in Mower County, Minnesota. ... Elkton is a city located in Mower County, Minnesota. ... Grand Meadow is a city located in Mower County, Minnesota. ... Le Roy is a city located in Mower County, Minnesota. ... Jump to: navigation, search Lyle is a city located in Mower County, Minnesota. ... Mapleview is a city located in Mower County, Minnesota. ... Racine is a city located in Mower County, Minnesota. ... Rose Creek is a city located in Mower County, Minnesota. ... Sargeant is a city located in Mower County, Minnesota. ... Taopi is a city located in Mower County, Minnesota. ... Waltham is a city located in Mower County, Minnesota. ... Adams Township is a township located in Mower County, Minnesota. ... Austin Township is a township located in Mower County, Minnesota. ... Bennington Township is a township located in Mower County, Minnesota. ... Clayton Township is a township located in Mower County, Minnesota. ... Dexter Township is a township located in Mower County, Minnesota. ... Frankford Township is a township located in Mower County, Minnesota. ... Grand Meadow Township is a township located in Mower County, Minnesota. ... Lansing Township is a township located in Mower County, Minnesota. ... Le Roy Township is a township located in Mower County, Minnesota. ... Lodi Township is a township located in Mower County, Minnesota. ... Lyle Township is a township located in Mower County, Minnesota. ... Marshall Township is a township located in Mower County, Minnesota. ... Nevada Township is a township located in Mower County, Minnesota. ... Pleasant Valley Township is a township located in Mower County, Minnesota. ... Racine Township is a township located in Mower County, Minnesota. ... Red Rock Township is a township located in Mower County, Minnesota. ... Sargeant Township is a township located in Mower County, Minnesota. ... Udolpho Township is a township located in Mower County, Minnesota. ... Waltham Township is a township located in Mower County, Minnesota. ... Windom Township is a township located in Mower County, Minnesota. ...

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State of Minnesota
Cities | Governors | Colleges and Universities File links The following pages link to this file: Minnesota Minneapolis, Minnesota Saint Paul, Minnesota Clay County, Minnesota Duluth, Minnesota Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota Wright County, Minnesota Winona County, Minnesota Wilkin County, Minnesota Watonwan County, Minnesota Washington County, Minnesota Waseca County, Minnesota Wadena County, Minnesota Wabasha County, Minnesota Traverse County... Jump to: navigation, search State nickname: North Star State Other U.S. States Capital Saint Paul Largest city Minneapolis Governor Tim Pawlenty (R) Senators Mark Dayton (D) Norm Coleman (R) Official language(s) None Area 225,365 km² (12th)  - Land 206,375 km²  - Water 18,990 km² (8. ... List of cities in Minnesota, arranged in alphabetical order. ... This is a list of Governors for Minnesota: Territorial Governors State Governors See also Governor of Minnesota Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota List of Lieutenant Governors of Minnesota References The Governors Office and History, accessed February 12, 2004. ... Jump to: navigation, search State nickname: North Star State Other U.S. States Capital Saint Paul Largest city Minneapolis Governor Tim Pawlenty (R) Senators Mark Dayton (D) Norm Coleman (R) Official language(s) None Area 225,365 km² (12th)  - Land 206,375 km²  - Water 18,990 km² (8. ...

State Capital:

St. Paul 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. ...

Regions:

Minneapolis/Saint Paul metropolitan area | Northwest Angle | Iron Range | Arrowhead | Pipestone | Central Jump to: navigation, search The Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Northwest Angle (the purple portion) in Minnesota, bordering Manitoba, Ontario, and Lake of the Woods. ... The Iron Range and Arrowhead regions make up the northeastern section of Minnesota in the United States. ... The Arrowhead Region of Minnesota is comprised of Carlton, Cook, Lake and St. ... The Pipestone Region is an area in southwestern Minnesota. ... Nationalatlas. ...

Major Cities:

Bloomington | Duluth | Minneapolis | Rochester | St. Cloud | Saint Paul Bloomington is a city located in Hennepin County, Minnesota, a suburb south of Minneapolis. ... Jump to: navigation, search Duluth is a town in and the county seat of St. ... Jump to: navigation, search Downtown Minneapolis as viewed from the Stone Arch Bridge Motto: En Avant (French: forward) Nickname: City of Lakes location in Hennepin County, Minnesota Founded Incorporated 1850s 1867  County Hennepin County Mayor R.T. Rybak (DFL) Area  - Total  - Water 142. ... Jump to: navigation, search Rochester is a city located in Olmsted County, Minnesota. ... The Stearns County courthouse is located in downtown St. ... Jump to: navigation, search State capitol building in Saint Paul Location in Ramsey County, Minnesota Founded Incorporated 1851 1854  County Ramsey County Mayor Chris Coleman (DFL) Area  - Total  - Water 145. ...

Smaller Cities:

Albert Lea | Apple Valley | Austin | Blaine | Brainerd | Bemidji | Brooklyn Park | Burnsville | Coon Rapids | Eagan | Eden Prairie | Edina | Faribault | International Falls | Lakeville | Montevideo | Moorhead | Maple Grove | Maplewood | Minnetonka | Pipestone | Plymouth | Richfield | Wabasha | Waseca | Albert Lea is a city located in Freeborn County, Minnesota. ... Apple Valley is a city located in Dakota County, Minnesota, and a suburb of the Twin Cities. ... Austin is a city located in Mower County, Minnesota. ... Blaine is a city in the state of Minnesota. ... The historic Brainerd water tower, the first of its kind, was used from 1922 until 1959. ... Bemidji is a city located in Beltrami County, Minnesota. ... Brooklyn Park is a city located in Hennepin County, Minnesota. ... Burnsville is a city located in Dakota County, Minnesota. ... Coon Rapids is a city located in Anoka County, Minnesota. ... Eagan is a city located in Dakota County, Minnesota, south-east of the Twin Cities. ... Eden Prairie is a city located in Hennepin County, Minnesota. ... Jump to: navigation, search Edina is a city located in Hennepin County, Minnesota, situated immediately southwest of Minneapolis. ... Faribault is a city located in Rice County, Minnesota. ... International Falls is a city located in Koochiching County, Minnesota. ... Lakeville is a city located along Interstate 35 in Dakota County, Minnesota. ... Montevideo is a city in Chippewa County, Minnesota. ... Moorhead is a city located in Clay County, Minnesota. ... Maple Grove is a city located in Hennepin County, Minnesota. ... Jump to: navigation, search Maplewood is a city located in Ramsey County, Minnesota. ... Minnetonka is a city located in Hennepin County, Minnesota. ... The northern city limits of Pipestone, as seen from U.S. Highway 75 in 2003. ... Plymouth is a city located in Hennepin County, Minnesota. ... Richfield is a city located in Hennepin County, Minnesota. ... Wabasha is a city located in Wabasha County, Minnesota. ... Waseca is a city located in Waseca County, Minnesota. ...

Counties:

Aitkin | Anoka | Becker | Beltrami | Benton | Big Stone | Blue Earth | Brown | Carlton | Carver | Cass | Chippewa | Chisago | Clay | Clearwater | Cook | Cottonwood | Crow Wing | Dakota | Dodge | Douglas | Faribault | Fillmore | Freeborn | Goodhue | Grant | Hennepin | Houston | Hubbard | Isanti | Itasca | Jackson | Kanabec | Kandiyohi | Kittson | Koochiching | Lac qui Parle | Lake | Lake of the Woods | Le Sueur | Lincoln | Lyon | McLeod | Mahnomen | Marshall | Martin | Meeker | Mille Lacs | Morrison | Mower | Murray | Nicollet | Nobles | Norman | Olmsted | Otter Tail | Pennington | Pine | Pipestone | Polk | Pope | Ramsey | Red Lake | Redwood | Renville | Rice | Rock | Roseau | St. Louis | Scott | Sherburne | Sibley | Stearns | Steele | Stevens | Swift | Todd | Traverse | Wabasha | Wadena | Waseca | Washington | Watonwan | Wilkin | Winona | Wright | Yellow Medicine Aitkin County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Anoka County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Becker County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Beltrami County is a county located in the northern part of the U.S. state of Minnesota. ... Benton County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Big Stone County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Blue Earth County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Brown County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Carlton County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Carver County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Cass County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Chippewa County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Jump to: navigation, search Chisago County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. ... Clearwater County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Cook County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Cottonwood County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Crow Wing County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Dakota County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Dodge County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Douglas County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Faribault County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Fillmore County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Freeborn County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Goodhue County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Grant County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Hennepin County is a county located in the state of Minnesota, named in honor of the 17th-century French explorer Louis Hennepin. ... Houston County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Hubbard County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Isanti County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Itasca County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Jackson County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Kanabec County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Kandiyohi County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Kittson County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Koochiching County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Lac qui Parle County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Lake County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Lake of the Woods County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Le Sueur County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Lincoln County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Lyon County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Mahnomen County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Mahnomen County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Martin County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... McLeod County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Meeker County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Mille Lacs County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Morrison County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Murray County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Nicollet County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Nobles County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Norman County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Olmstead County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Otter Tail County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Pennington County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Pine County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Location in the state of Minnesota Formed Seat Pipestone Area  - Total  - Water 1,207 km² (466 mi²) 1 km² (0 mi²) 0. ... Polk County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Pope County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Ramsey County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Red Lake County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Redwood County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Renville County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Rice County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Rock County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Roseau County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... St. ... Scott County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Sherburne County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Sibley County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Stearns County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Steele County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Stevens County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Swift County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Todd County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Traverse County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Wabasha County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Wadena County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Waseca County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Washington County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Watonwan County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Wilkin County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Winona County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Wright County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Yellow Medicine County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ...


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Mower County, Minnesota - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (804 words)
In the county the population was spread out with 25.10% under the age of 18, 8.20% from 18 to 24, 25.70% from 25 to 44, 21.40% from 45 to 64, and 19.60% who were 65 years of age or older.
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).
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