Grant County, Minnesota

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Grant County, Minnesota

Welcome to the Grant County, Minnesota project page!

The county was founded in 1868 and named for Ulysses S. Grant, 18th President of the United States.[1]

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Maps and Boundaries

  • Otter Tail County (north)
  • Douglas County (east)
  • Pope County (southeast)
  • Stevens County (south)
  • Traverse County (southwest)
  • Wilkin County (northwest)



  • Ashby
  • Barrett
  • Elbow Lake (county seat)
  • Herman
  • Hoffman
  • Norcross
  • Wendell


  • Delaware Township
  • Elbow Lake Township
  • Elk Lake Township
  • Erdahl Township
  • Gorton Township
  • Land Township
  • Lawrence Township
  • Lien Township
  • Logan Township
  • Macsville Township
  • North Ottawa Township
  • Pelican Lake Township
  • Pomme de Terre Township
  • Roseville Township
  • Sanford Township
  • Stony Brook Township

Ghost Towns

  • Hereford
  • Pomme de Terre
  • Thorsborg

Records and Resources


  1. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 141.

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