Houston County, Minnesota

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Houston County
Houston County Courthouse in Caledonia
Map of Minnesota highlighting Houston County
Location within the U.S. state of Minnesota
Map of the United States highlighting Minnesota
Minnesota's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 43°40′N 91°29′W / 43.67°N 91.49°W / 43.67; -91.49
Country United States
State Minnesota
FoundedFebruary 23, 1854[1]
Named forSamuel Houston
SeatCaledonia
Largest cityLa Crescent
Area
 • Total569 sq mi (1,470 km2)
 • Land552 sq mi (1,430 km2)
 • Water17 sq mi (40 km2)  2.9%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)
18,814
 • Density34/sq mi (13/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district1st
Websiteco.houston.mn.us

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. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)