Jackson County, Minnesota

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The "New" courthouse was completed in 1909
Photo by mkrogman September 2015.


County Information
Founded: May 23, 1857
Named For: President Andrew Jackson
(though some traditions say it was named for Saint Paul merchant Henry Jackson)
County Seat: Jackson

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Cities and Towns
Alpha, Heron Lake, Jackson, Lakefield, Okabena, Wilder

Unincorporated
Miloma

Townships
Alba, Belmont, Christiania, Delafield, Des Moines, Enterprise, Ewington, Heron Lake, Hunter, Kimball, La Crosse, Middletown, Minneota, Petersburg, Rost, Round Lake, Sioux Valley, Weimer, West Heron Lake, Wisconsin,

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People Public Officials
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MAY 2018
BIOS: Welch Ashley, Anders Roe, Andrew C. Olson
OBITS: Mrs. Ingeborg Olson
NEWS-CRIME: Alfred Ellison-submitted by Robin Line
NEWS-CRIME: Frank R. Hanson
SCHOOLS: 1887-Farm College, 1890-Cornerstone Laid

FEBRUARY 2018
OBITS: Frank Syckera - submitted by Robin Line
DIRECTORIES: 1878 Business Directory and Gazetteer
OFFICIALS: Rosters-1878 County Officials, 1895 Fire Wardens
OFFICIALS: News-H. TerHaar
MILITARY: Casualty News-B. O. Larson, Armin Lande
MILITARY: Soldiers- Bastian Torvik, J. Sogge, Frank Drahota



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Cottonwood County (north)
Watonwan County (northeast)
Martin County (east)
Nobles County (west)
Emmet County, Iowa (southeast)
Dickinson County, Iowa (south)
Osceola County, Iowa (southwest)


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