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Dodge County, Minnesota

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Dodge County, Minnesota

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The original founders of Dodge County were settlers from New England. These people were "Yankee's", that is to say they were descended from the English Puritans who settled New England in the 1600s. They were part of a wave of New England farmers who headed west into what was then the wilds of the Northwest Territory during the early 1800s.[1] In 1855, Dodge County was organized for local government. Later on in its history, immigrants from Germany, Sweden and Norway would settle in the county.

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Maps and Boundaries

Communities

Cities

  • Blooming Prairie (partly in Steele County)
  • Claremont
  • Dodge Center
  • Hayfield
  • Kasson
  • Mantorville (county seat)
  • West Concord

Townships

  • Ashland Township
  • Canisteo Township
  • Claremont Township
  • Concord Township
  • Ellington Township
  • Hayfield Township
  • Mantorville Township
  • Milton Township
  • Ripley Township
  • Vernon Township
  • Wasioja Township
  • Westfield Township

Records and Resources

Sources

  1. The Jones-Steele Family History: Dodge County, Minnesota by Earl W. Velander, Georgean Velander E. & G. Velander, 1990




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