Meeker County, Minnesota

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Meeker County
Grand Army of the Republic Hall in Litchfield, Minnesota.
Grand Army of the Republic Hall in Litchfield, Minnesota.
Map of Minnesota highlighting Meeker County
Location within the U.S. state of Minnesota
Map of the United States highlighting Minnesota
Minnesota's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 45°07′N 94°32′W / 45.12°N 94.53°W / 45.12; -94.53
Country United States
State Minnesota
FoundedFebruary 23, 1856[1]
Named forBradley B. Meeker, an associate justice of Minnesota Territorial Court
Largest cityLitchfield
 • Total645 sq mi (1,670 km2)
 • Land608 sq mi (1,570 km2)
 • Water37 sq mi (100 km2)  5.7%
 • Total23,400
 • Density38.5/sq mi (14.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)

Meeker County is a county in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of the 2020 United States Census, the population was 23,400.[2] Its county seat is Litchfield.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Minnesota Place Names". Minnesota Historical Society. Archived from the original on June 20, 2012. Retrieved March 18, 2014.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "QuickFacts: Meeker County, Minnesota". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2023.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved 7 June 2011.