Houston County, Minnesota

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Houston County, Minnesota
Location within Minnesota
Location within Minnesota
Map of the United States highlighting Minnesota
Minnesota's location within the U.S.
FoundedFebruary 23, 1854[1]
Named forSamuel Houston
Largest cityLa Crescent
 • Total569 sq mi (1,474 km2)
 • Land552 sq mi (1,430 km2)
 • Water17 sq mi (44 km2), 2.9%
Population (est.)
 • (2016)18,814
 • Density34/sq mi (13/km2)
Congressional district1st
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5

Houston County is a county in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of 2010, 19,027 people lived there.[2] The county seat is Caledonia.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Minnesota Place Names". Minnesota Historical Society. Retrieved March 18, 2014.
  2. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 11, 2011. Retrieved September 1, 2013.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.