Welcome to Le Sueur County

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We welcome any information you may wish to provide for the free research of others.
So, dust off those old scrapbooks you have in your attic, dig out those old newspapers, or anything else you feel is of interest to this County, and send them our way. We are looking for obituaries, newspaper stories, biographies, Birth, Death and Marriage records, as well as interesting newspaper tidbits from years gone past - the items YOU used to put together your family trees. If you have information that you'd like to share with us on the history of this county and its people, please
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County Information

The county is named for the French explorer Pierre-Charles Le Sueur who visited the area in 1700.

Founded: March 5, 1853
Seat: Le Center
Largest city: Mankato

* Cleveland Township * Cordova Township * Derrynane Township * Elysian Township
Kasota Township * Kilkenny Township * Lanesburgh Township * Lexington Township
* Montgomery Township * Ottawa Township * Sharon Township * Tyrone Township
* Washington Township * Waterville Township

* Henderson Station * Lexington * Marysburg (part) * Union Hill (part)

* Cordova * Greenland * Ottawa * St. Henry * St. Thomas

Online Data



County Records

Death Records

Miscellaneous Data

Newspaper Data

Website Updates:

HISTORY: Early History - Transcribed by Sarah Montgomery
Township Histories - Transcribed by Jan Grant
Medical Men & Societies - Transcribed by Joe Rose

Prior Updates


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