Wabasha, Minnesota

city in Minnesota, United States

Wabasha is a city in Wabasha County, Minnesota, USA. It is also the county seat.[1]The population was 2,559 in 2020.[2] Wabasha is located in southeastern Minnesota on the Mississippi River. Established in 1830, Wabasha is the oldest town in Minnesota.[3] It is also the oldest continuously occupied city in the upper Mississippi River valley.[3] Wabasha is named after chief Wa-pa-shaw of the Sioux Nation.[3]

Downtown Wabasha, Minnesota, USA

Wabasha was the setting of the movies Grumpy Old Men and Grumpier Old Men.[4]

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  1. "Wabasha County". Wabasha County. Retrieved 31 May 2015.
  2. "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2020 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Wabasha city, Minnesota". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved February 21, 2024.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "History of Wabasha". Wabasha-Kellogg Chamber & CVB. Archived from the original on 12 June 2015. Retrieved 31 May 2015.
  4. "Grumpy Old Men Filming Locations". John A. Weeks III. Retrieved 31 May 2015.