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County Information

Created May 23, 1857
It was named after the Cottonwood River which runs through the northeast corner of Germantown Township. The river received its name from the abundance of cottonwood trees on its banks.

County Seat
Windom
Townships Cities

Amboy Township
Amo Township
Ann Township
Carson Township
Dale Township
Delton Township
Germantown Township
Great Bend Township
Highwater Township

Lakeside Township
Midway Township
Mountain Lake Township
Rose Hill Township
Selma Township
Southbrook Township
Springfield Township
Storden Township
Westbrook Township

Bingham Lake
Comfrey (part)
Jeffers
Mountain Lake
Storden
Westbrook
Windom


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Website Updates:

JANUARY 2015
OBITS : Harry Olson, George Springer, H. M. Yarger
MARRIAGES : Neville-Melvina

OCTOBER 2014
OBITS : Evangeline Morris
NEWS-COMMUNITY : 1914-Old Settlers Meeting
NEWS-VISIT : Winnie Johnson visiting her sister.

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Redwood County (north)
Brown County (northeast)
Watonwan County (east)
Martin County (southeast)
Jackson County (south)
Nobles County (southwest)
Murray County (west)
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