Wilkin County , Minnesota

Wilkin County: County in Minnesota, United States

About

Wilkin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 6,576 and a population density of 9 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 6,161 inhabitants. Its county seat is Breckenridge. The county was created 153 years ago in 1868.

Wilkin County Quick Facts

Population : 6,161 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Minnesota (United States)
Area : 751 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.03%
Land as percent of area : 99.97%
Named for : Alexander Wilkin
Altitude : 978 feet / 298 meters
Capital : Breckenridge
Establishment : March 03, 1868
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 12:17:59 (1st December 2021)
Density : 8 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6.74% (2010-2020)
Weather : 32℉ Slight Chance Light Snow then Mostly Cloudy 7-days weather
Wilkin County locator map
Location of Wilkin County on Minnesota map.
Wilkin County Courthouse image
Wilkin County Courthouse
Wilkin County Courthouse image

Geography

Wilkin County is located at 46°21'25"N 96°28'6"W (46.3570800, -96.4683500). It has 2 neighbors: Clay County and Traverse County.

Wilkin County map

The largest city of Wilkin County is Rothsay with a population of 251. Other cities include, Kent population 72, Nashua population 66, Campbell population 60 and Doran population 47. See all Wilkin County cities & populated places.

Wilkin County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Rothsay 251 City in Minnesota, United States
Breckenridge 247 Township in Wilkin County, Minnesota
Wolverton 120 Township in Wilkin County, Minnesota, United States
Foxhome 98 Township in Wilkin County, Minnesota
Kent 72 City in Wilkin County, Minnesota, United States of America
Nashua 66 City in Minnesota, United States
Campbell 60 City in Minnesota, USA
McCauleyville 54 Township in Wilkin County, Minnesota, United States
Doran 47 Human settlement in Wilkin County, Minnesota, United States of America

Weather

Wilkin County forecast: A slight chance of snow before 7pm, then rain and snow likely between 7pm and 11pm. Mostly cloudy. Low around 32, with temperatures rising to around 35 overnight. South southwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected. more

Wilkin County has 2 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Wilkin County decreased by 6.74% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,576 - census
2011 6,578 0.03% estimation process
2012 6,592 0.21% estimation process
2013 6,496 -1.48% estimation process
2014 6,462 -0.53% estimation process
2015 6,357 -1.65% estimation process
2016 6,323 -0.54% estimation process
2017 6,322 -0.02% estimation process
2018 6,244 -1.25% estimation process
2019 6,207 -0.6% estimation process
2020 6,161 -0.75% estimation process

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Local Places in Wilkin County

People born in Wilkin County (1)

American politician in the state of Minnesota Bob Westfall was born in Wilkin County

Other places with the same name (1)

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