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County Information


Organized in 1855
Parent County: Hennepin
Named for Silas Wright, NY congressman and governor

County Seat
Buffalo

Townships

Cities

Albion Township
Buffalo Township
Chatham Township
Clearwater Township
Cokato Township
Corinna Township
Franklin Township
French Lake Township
Maple Lake Township
Marysville Township
Middleville Township
Monticello Township
Rockford Township
Silver Creek Township
Southside Township
Stockholm Township
Victor Township
Woodland Township

Albertville
Annandale
Buffalo
Clearwater (part)
Cokato
Dayton (part)
Delano
Hanover (part)
Howard Lake
Maple Lake
Monticello
Montrose
Otsego
Rockford (part)
South Haven
St. Michael
Waverly


Online Data

Census

County Records

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:

APRIL 2015
OBITS: Andrew Johnson, Mary Rost, J. N. Love, Mrs. John Johnson, Isaac Hendrickson
NEWS-VISITS: Mrs. H. Polson, J. E. Eckman, John Eckman, Nels Johnson, A. Osterberg
NEWS-CRIME: Christian Dahlberg, Ashley Riggs
BIOS: Bennett B. Cox
NEWS-PEOPLE: J. W. Beckman
NEWS-COMMUNITY: 1908-Publication Controversy

DECEMBER 2014
OBITS: Charles Rosen, Magnus Miller, Martin Nelson, James Wellingham, Richard Kelly, Burt Shepard
MARRIAGES: Dorsey-Johnson, Opsahl-Thune
CHURCH: (news) 1910-Church Dedication, 1875-Scandinavian Baptist Conference
NEWS: (people) John Oberg, Henry Mooers, James Trasy, Ruby Gustafson
NEWS: (crime) 1906-Saloon Burglary
NEWS: (visit & travel) Dr. Osterberg, H. C. Bull
NEWS: (weather) 1900-Heavy Rain, 1929-Tornado
NEWS: (fires) 1895-Incendiary Barn Fire, 1883-Fatal Fire at Cokato
NEWS: (business) Knapp Creamery, 1897-Elevator Pays 60% Dividend
NEWS: (community) 1900-Good Wheat Crop, 1896-Republican Club Organized

SEPTEMBER 2014
CHURCHES: Histories of Wright County Churches - Transcribed by Camilla Jackson
BIOS: James B. Blanchard transcribed by Larry Lakey

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McLeod County (southwest)
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