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County Information

An original county, it was founded October 27, 1849

Named for three successive chiefs of Mississippi bands of Dakota Indians.
Seat: Wabasha
Largest city: Lake City



Chester Township
Elgin Township
Gillford Township
Glasgow Township
Greenfield Township
Highland Township
Hyde Park Township
Lake Township
Mazeppa Township
Minneiska Township
Mount Pleasant Township
Oakwood Township
Pepin Township
Plainview Township
Watopa Township
West Albany Township
Zumbro Township

Bellechester (part)
Lake City (part)
Minneiska (part)
Zumbro Falls

* Camp Lacupolis
* Maple Springs
* Reads Landing
* South Troy
* Weaver

Online Data


County Records

Family Bibles

County History

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
Aug. 2013: 1883 Pensioners on the Roll

July 2013: Obits: Arnold, Blackwood, Bunn, Burkhardt, Estes, Hills, Hovelson, Mullen, Nogel, Patterson, Simons, Webb
Marriages: Caldwell - Sylvester; Guden - Putratz

Jan. 2013: Obit: Wilson
Bios: Bartlett, McDonough, Sell, Staples

August 2012: Obits: Murray, Schmock
July 2012: Bios: Brooks, Burkhardt, Butts
June 2012: Obit: Schroder
Bios: Clark, Cook, Duncan, Eddy, Gearey, Langer, Lindsey, Lynch, Miller, Mitchell, Robbins, Tritchler, Washburn
May 2012: Obit: Seeley
Apr. 2012: Bios: Gray, Morey
Mar. 2012: Bios: Colby (father's death), Collins, Cooke, Haradon; Marriage: Knudson-Asplund
Feb 2012: JUDGE obits; Duval, Limpert; Crime News: Haynes & Woodward Charged With Murder; Bio: Benson
Jan 2012: List of Cemeteries; GOUTCHER death certificate; obits for O'BRIEN, MAHER, VOLKER, BURKE, FITZGERALD; death certificate for MAHER, bio for FITZGERALD

Previous Updates:
Flora A. Brown Obituary; Schouweiler Biography; World War 2 Casualties; Deaths in 1908; News Article-Murder of HAVERISH;
"Register of Baptisms from St. Patrick's Church, West Albany, MN" 1885 - 1896


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