Watonwan County, Minnesota

Watonwan County: County in Minnesota, United States

About

Watonwan County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 11,211 and a population density of 25 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 10,792 inhabitants. Its county seat is St. James. The county was created 162 years ago in 1860.

Quick Facts about Watonwan County

Population : 10,792 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Minnesota (United States)
Area : 440 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.1%
Land as percent of area : 98.9%
Named for : Watonwan River
Altitude : 1,060 feet / 323 meters
Capital : St. James
Establishment : November 11, 1860
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 20:11:37 (9th December 2022)
Density : 25 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -3.88% (2010-2020)
Watonwan County locator map
Location of Watonwan County on Minnesota map.
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Geography

Watonwan County is located at 43°58'42"N 94°36'51"W (43.9784300, -94.6140600). It has 2 neighbors: Martin County and Brown County.

Watonwan County map

The largest city of Watonwan County is Madelia with a population of 328. Other cities include, Saint James population 262, Lewisville population 244, Odin population 168 and Darfur population 102. See all Watonwan County cities & populated places.

Watonwan County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Watonwan County.

City Name Population Title
Madelia 328 City in Watonwan County, Minnesota, United States, along the Watonwan River
South Branch 276 Township in Watonwan County, Minnesota
Saint James 262 City in and the county seat of Watonwan County, Minnesota, United States
Lewisville 244 Human settlement in Watonwan County, Minnesota, United States of America
Butterfield 214 Township in Watonwan County, Minnesota
Odin 168 City in Minnesota, United States
Darfur 102 City in Minnesota, United States
La Salle 86 City in Watonwan County, Minnesota, United States

Watonwan County has 2 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Watonwan County decreased by 3.88% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 11,211 - census
2011 11,167 -0.39% estimation process
2012 11,115 -0.47% estimation process
2013 11,049 -0.6% estimation process
2014 10,982 -0.61% estimation process
2015 11,018 0.33% estimation process
2016 11,002 -0.15% estimation process
2017 10,934 -0.62% estimation process
2018 11,007 0.66% estimation process
2019 10,897 -1.01% estimation process
2020 10,792 -0.97% estimation process

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