Houston County, Minnesota

county in Minnesota, United States

Houston County is a county in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of 2020, 18,843 people lived there.[1] The county seat is Caledonia.[2]

Houston County
Map of Minnesota highlighting Houston County
Location within the U.S. state of Minnesota
Map of the United States highlighting Minnesota
Minnesota's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 43°40′N 91°29′W / 43.67°N 91.49°W / 43.67; -91.49
Country United States
State Minnesota
FoundedFebruary 23, 1854 (created)
April 4, 1854 (organized)
Named forSam Houston
Largest cityLa Crescent
 • Total569 sq mi (1,470 km2)
 • Land552 sq mi (1,430 km2)
 • Water17 sq mi (40 km2)  2.9%
 • Total18,843
 • Density34.1/sq mi (13.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)

References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 "QuickFacts: Houston County, Minnesota". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.