Martin County, Minnesota

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Martin County, Minnesota

Welcome to the Martin County, Minnesota project page!

Martin County, Minnesota was created on May 23, 1857 from Brown County and Faribault County . The county was named in honor of either Henry Martin or Morgan Lewis Martin (1805-1887). Henry Martin was a prominent landowner from Connecticut. Morgan Lewis Martin was a delegate to Congress from Wisconsin and introduced a bill for the organization of the Minnesota Territory.[1]

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Maps and Boundaries

  • Watonwan County (north)
  • Blue Earth County (northeast)
  • Faribault County (east)
  • Kossuth County, Iowa (southeast)
  • Emmet County, Iowa (southwest)
  • Jackson County (west)
  • Cottonwood County (northwest)



  • Ceylon
  • Dunnell
  • Fairmont (county seat)
  • Granada
  • Northrop
  • Ormsby (partly in Watonwan County)
  • Sherburn
  • Trimont
  • Truman
  • Welcome


  • Cedar Township
  • Center Creek Township
  • East Chain Township
  • Elm Creek Township
  • Fairmont Township
  • Fox Lake Township
  • Fraser Township
  • Galena Township
  • Jay Township
  • Lake Belt Township
  • Lake Fremont Township
  • Manyaska Township
  • Nashville Township
  • Pleasant Prairie Township
  • Rolling Green Township
  • Rutland Township
  • Silver Lake Township
  • Tenhassen Township
  • Waverly Township
  • Westford Township

Records and Resources


  1. "Martin County, Minnesota Genealogy Guide." Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness. Accessed September 02, 2018.

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