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County Information

Founded February 20, 1855
Named for Franklin Steele, a prominent pioneer of Minneapolis.
Seat Owatonna
Largest city Owatonna

Townships

Cities

Aurora Township
Berlin Township
Blooming Prairie Township
Clinton Falls Township
Deerfield Township
Havana Township
Lemond Township

Medford Township
Meriden Township
Merton Township
Owatonna Township
Somerset Township
Summit Township

Blooming Prairie (part)
Ellendale
Medford
Owatonna




Online Data

Births

Church Histories / Records

County Records

Family Bibles

Miscellaneous Data

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:

SEPTEMBER 2014
TOWNS: Owatonna History (2 parts)transcribed by Sue P Carpenter

Prior Updates




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