Wabasha, Minnesota

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Downtown Wabasha, Minnesota, USA

Wabasha is a city in Wabasha County, Minnesota, USA. It is also the county seat.[1]The population was 2,495 in 2013.[2] Wabasha is located in southeastern Minnesota on the Mississippi River. Established in 1830, Wabasha is the oldest town in Minnesota.[3] It is also the oldest continuously occupied city in the upper Mississippi River valley.[3] Wabasha is named after chief Wa-pa-shaw of the Sioux Nation.[3]

Wabasha was the setting of the movies Grumpy Old Men and Grumpier Old Men.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Wabasha County". Wabasha County. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  2. "Wabasha, Minnesota". Onboard Informatics. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "History of Wabasha". Wabasha-Kellogg Chamber & CVB. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  4. "Grumpy Old Men Filming Locations". John A. Weeks III. Retrieved 31 May 2015.