Meeker County, Minnesota

county in Minnesota, United States

Meeker County is a county in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 23,300.[2] Its county seat is Litchfield.[3]

Meeker County
Grand Army of the Republic Hall in Litchfield, Minnesota.
Map of Minnesota highlighting Meeker County
Location within the U.S. state of Minnesota
Map of the United States highlighting Minnesota
Minnesota's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 45°07′N 94°32′W / 45.12°N 94.53°W / 45.12; -94.53
Country United States
State Minnesota
FoundedFebruary 23, 1856[1]
Named forBradley B. Meeker, an associate justice of Minnesota Territorial Court
SeatLitchfield
Largest cityLitchfield
Area
 • Total645 sq mi (1,670 km2)
 • Land608 sq mi (1,570 km2)
 • Water37 sq mi (100 km2)  5.7%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
23,141
 • Density38.1/sq mi (14.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district7th
Websitewww.co.meeker.mn.us

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Minnesota Place Names". Minnesota Historical Society. Archived from the original on June 20, 2012. Retrieved March 18, 2014.
  2. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 7, 2011. Retrieved September 1, 2013.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved 7 June 2011.