Redwood County

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Redwood County, Minnesota

PO Box 130 3rd & Jefferson Courthouse Sq
Redwood Falls, MN 56283
Phone: (507) 637-4013
Fax: (507) 637-4072
www.mncounties2.org/redwood/

In southwestern MN, northwest of Mankato; established Feb 6, 1862 from Brown County. Name Origin: For the Redwood River, which flows through it; from a Dakota phrase chan sha ayapi 'wood-red-on the river,' which may refer to the red bark taken from a shrub, which the Indians dried and mixed with smoking tobacco; the red cedar trees lining the banks; or spots of red paint found on trees, marking an ancient trail for a war party.

Area (sq mi):: 881.24 (land 879.73; water 1.51) Population per square mile: 18.20
Population 2005: 16,022 State rank: 56 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.70%; 1990-2000 -2.50% Population 2000: 16,815 (White 94.40%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.30%; Other 4.60%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 39.50
Income 2000: per capita $18,903; median household $37,352; Population below poverty level: 7.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,849-$25,029
Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 16.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 18.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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