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County Information

The county was formed from territory within Wabasha County on March 5, 1853.
County boundaries were defined in 1854 and further refined again in 1855.
It was named for James Madison Goodhue, the first printer-editor in Minnesota.

The county seat is Red Wing
Nearly all of Prairie Island Indian Community is within the county.

Townships

Cities

Belle Creek Township
Belvidere Township
Cannon Falls Township
Cherry Grove Township
Featherstone Township
Florence Township
Goodhue Township
Hay Creek Township
Holden Township Kenyon Township
Leon Township

Minneola Township
Pine Island Township
Roscoe Township
Stanton Township
Vasa Township
Wacouta Township
Wanamingo Township
Warsaw Township
Welch Township
Zumbrota Township

Bellechester (part)
Cannon Falls
Dennison (part)
Goodhue
Kenyon
Lake City (part)
Pine Island (part)
Red Wing
Wanamingo
Zumbrota


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Website Updates:

JULY 2015
BIOS: William Zimmerman, Willis W. Woodruff
BIRTHS: Frances Densmore
WILLS & PROBATE: John Korsen
COURT: Etienne Divorce, Ingeman Divorce
FAMILIES: Marmet & Lenherr
PEOPLE: Charles Hedlund, W. W. DeKay

JANUARY 2015
OBITS : Mrs. John C. Daily, Mary Cogswell, Kate Covell
NEWS: (crime) 1891-Post Office Burglarized
MARRIAGE NEWS: Williams-Anderson, Selander-Larsen, Parker-Rowell

OCTOBER 2014
NEWS-WEATHER: 1888 Flood, 1883 Cyclone
NEWS-CHURCH: 1859 New Pastor at Congregation Church

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Adjacent Counties
Pierce County, Wis. (northeast)
Pepin County, Wis. (northeast)
Wabasha County (southeast)
Olmsted County (southeast)
Dodge County (southwest)
Rice County (west)
Dakota County (northwest)
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