Sibley County

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Sibley County, Minnesota

400 Court St
Gaylord, MN 55334
Phone: (507) 237-4051
Fax: (507) 237-4062
www.co.sibley.mn.us

In south-central MN, southwest of Minneapolis; established Mar 5, 1853 (prior to statehood) from unorganized lands. Name Origin: For Henry Hastings Sibley (1811-91), delegate to the U.S. Congress from WI territory (1848-49) and from MN Territory (1849-53), and first governor of MN (1858-60)

Area (sq mi):: 600.41 (land 588.65; water 11.76) Population per square mile: 25.90
Population 2005: 15,237 State rank: 58 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.80%; 1990-2000 6.90% Population 2000: 15,356 (White 93.40%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 5.40%; Asian 0.30%; Other 4.00%). Foreign born: 2.60%. Median age: 37.30
Income 2000: per capita $18,004; median household $41,458; Population below poverty level: 8.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,985-$23,922
Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 24.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 49.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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But in Sibley County, Minnesota, public school officials have found an innovative way to provide rural students with the courses they need--a pioneering interactive instruction system using television and a specialized facsimile machine from Ricoh Corp.