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County Information
An original county, Founded March 5, 1853
Named for Henry Mower Rice, one of the first two U.S. senators from Minnesota.
Seat: Faribault
Largest city: Faribault

Townships

Cities

Bridgewater Township
Cannon City Township
Erin Township
Forest Township
Morristown Township
Northfield Township
Richland Township
Shieldsville Township
Walcott Township
Warsaw Township
Webster Township
Wells Township
Wheatland Township
Wheeling Township

Dennison (part)
Dundas
Faribault
Lonsdale
Morristown
Nerstrand
Northfield (part)

Unincorporated
* Cannon City
* Little Chicago
* Millersburg
* Moland (part)
* Prarieville
* Ruskin
* Warsaw
* Webster
* Veseli



Online Data

Census

Church Histories / Records

County Records

Death Records

Family Bibles

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:

OCTOBER 2014
PEOPLE: Susan Bauernfeind; C. H. Watson
OBITS: Ole Ask

Prior Updates







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Dodge County (southeast)
Steele County (south)
Waseca County (southwest)
Le Sueur County (west)
Scott County (northwest)

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