Nicollet County

Nicollet County, Minnesota

501 S Minnesota Ave
Saint Peter, MN 56082
Phone: (507) 931-6800
Fax: (507) 931-9220

In south-central MN, northwest of Mankato; established Mar 5, 1853 (prior to statehood) from unorganized lands. Name Origin: For Joseph Nicholas Nicollet (1786-1843), French explorer who mapped area of MN, ND and SD; author of Map of the Hydrographical Basin of the Upper Mississippi River.

Area (sq mi):: 466.95 (land 452.29; water 14.65) Population per square mile: 68.20
Population 2005: 30,848 State rank: 35 Population change: 2000-20005 3.60%; 1990-2000 6.00% Population 2000: 29,771 (White 95.40%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 1.80%; Asian 1.10%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 2.70%. Median age: 32.60
Income 2000: per capita $20,517; median household $46,170; Population below poverty level: 7.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,543-$27,360
Unemployment (2004): 3.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 15.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 48.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Saint Peter County seat (10,358)

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    Nicollet County, MN, located in the south-central portion of the state, is home to more than 33,000 people occupying over 12,000 homes.
    Nicollet County has been designated a food desert due to limited access of residents to quality food sources.
    Nicollet County is a rural county in south-central Minnesota comprised of five diverse and sparsely distributed communities.
    He was a county probation officer and eventually became chief of court services in Nicollet County, Minn.
    Marc Chadderdon, a Sheriff's Investigator in Nicollet County (no I've never heard of it either), said "hundreds of pigs don't just disappear".
    Acknowledgements: All photos were provided courtesy of the Brown-Nicollet Environmental Health Department, the Nicollet County Sheriff, and the St.
    EASE Program volunteers have provided support to community members through ECHO Food Shelf, VINE Faith in Action, Salvation Army, area nursing homes, Good Counsel, Summit Center, RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program), Blue Earth Nicollet County Humane Society, CADA House, Theresa House Shelter, and CAR (Community Assistance for Refugees) program.
    They sewed pet cushions out of old quilts for animals at the Blue Earth and Nicollet County Humane Society and they also crafted new, soft toys for children supported by CADA House, Theresa House and the CAR program.
    He currently serves as Nicollet County Veterans Service Officer in St.
    The City of Saint Peter is a community of 10,000 located in the Minnesota river valley in Nicollet County.
    Nicollet CR 25 closed April 7 Nicollet County Road 25 east and west of Hwy 14 closed on April 7.