Goodhue County, Minnesota

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Goodhue County, Minnesota

Welcome to the Goodhue County, Minnesota project page!

Goodhue County was formed from territory within Wabasha County on March 5, 1853. County boundaries were defined in 1854 and further refined again in 1855. It was named for James Madison Goodhue, the first printer-editor in Minnesota. Nearly all of Prairie Island Indian Community is within the county. The county seat is Red Wing.[1]

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Maps and Boundaries

  • Pierce County, Wisconsin (northeast)
  • Pepin County, Wisconsin (northeast)
  • Wabasha County (east)
  • Olmsted County (southeast)
  • Dodge County (southwest)
  • Rice County (west)
  • Dakota County (northwest)



  • Bellechester (partly in Wabasha County)
  • Cannon Falls
  • Dennison (partly in Rice County)
  • Goodhue
  • Kenyon
  • Lake City (partly in Wabasha County)
  • Pine Island (partly in Olmsted County)
  • Red Wing (county seat)
  • Wanamingo
  • Zumbrota


  • Belle Creek Township
  • Belvidere Township
  • Cannon Falls Township
  • Cherry Grove Township
  • Featherstone Township
  • Florence Township
  • Goodhue Township
  • Hay Creek Township
  • Holden Township
  • Kenyon Township
  • Leon Township
  • Minneola Township
  • Pine Island Township
  • Roscoe Township
  • Stanton Township
  • Vasa Township
  • Wacouta Township
  • Wanamingo Township
  • Warsaw Township
  • Welch Township
  • Zumbrota Township

Records and Resources


  1. "Goodhue County, Minnesota." Gray County Texas Genealogy and History - Presented by Genealogy Trails. Accessed September 02, 2018.

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