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February 23, 1856
Meeker County was named after Judge Bradley B. Meeker of St. Anthony.
He was an associate justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court.
County government was set up on May 6, 1856 by the County Commissioners
at Forest City. The Government Land Office was set up that same season
and a post office was established at Forest City.
The first industry in the County was a sawmill set up at Forest City in
The massacre at Acton on August 17, 1862 marked the opening of the
Largest city: Litchfield
* Cedar Mills * Cosmos * Darwin * Dassel * Eden Valley (part)
* Grove City * Kingston * Litchfield * Watkins
Corvuso, Rosendale, Crow River, Manannah, North Kingston and Forest City
* Acton Township * Cedar Mills Township * Collinwood Township * Cosmos
* Danielson Township * Darwin Township * Dassel Township * Ellsworth
* Forest City Township * Forest Prairie Township * Greenleaf Township *
* Kingston Township * Litchfield Township * Manannah Township * Swede
* Union Grove Township
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