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  Nicollet - History
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Parents > United States > Minnesota > MN Counties > Nicollet  
Websitehttp://www.co.nicollet.mn.us/
Established 00, 0000
Disbanded Still Active
Last ModifiedRP December 02, 2017 10:03am
DescriptionNicollet County, named in honor of Joseph N. Nicollet, a French explorer, lies in south central Minnesota and closely resembles an isosceles triangle with 104.6 miles of Minnesota River front. Within the 280,866.22 total acres in the County, almost 245,000 acres is farmland with 24,000 acres of forest land and 12,000 acres of wetland. The County is composed of 5 cities and 13 townships.

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February 20, 1855 -


NICOLLET gained from PIERCE, lost to creation of DAVIS (extinct), RENVILLE, and STEARNS, lost to SIBLEY. (Minn. Terr. Laws 1855, ch. 6, secs. 12-13, 15, 16, 18, 23/pp. 25-27)

March 02, 1854 - February 20, 1855


NICOLLET lost to SIBLEY. (Minn. Terr. Laws 1854, ch. 32, secs. 1-4/pp. 77-78)

March 05, 1853 - March 02, 1854


NICOLLET created from DAKOTA. (Minn. Terr. Laws 1853, ch. 11, secs. 10, 12/p. 34)

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