Pipestone County

Pipestone County, Minnesota

416 S Hiawatha Ave
Pipestone, MN 56164
Phone: (507) 825-6740
Fax: (507) 825-6741
www.mncounties.org/pipestone/

On the southwestern border of MN; established mistakenly as Rock County May 23, 1857 (prior to statehood) from Murray County; name changed Feb 20, 1862. Name Origin: For the red stone (catlinite) quarried by Indians to make pipe bowls

Area (sq mi):: 466.15 (land 465.89; water 0.26) Population per square mile: 20.20
Population 2005: 9,421 State rank: 73 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.80%; 1990-2000 -5.70% Population 2000: 9,895 (White 96.40%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.50%; Other 2.70%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 40.20
Income 2000: per capita $16,450; median household $31,909; Population below poverty level: 9.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,856-$28,096
Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 15.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 18.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Lincoln County has a county engineer as of 1 March 2014 after Pipestone County approved an agreement to share an engineer.
Halbersma has been with Pipestone County for 24 years.
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In Minnesota, a 155 megawatt project provided Lincoln County with $721,000, while Pipestone County received $532,000 from a 113 megawatt plant in 2000.
It eliminates hardship for families who would otherwise have to commute to a large, complex tertiary care center," according to Jody Jenner, Administrator, Pipestone County Medical Center, Pipestone, Minnesota.