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Cottonwood County, MN Public Records

County District Court - 5th Judicial District
PO Box 97
Windom, MN 56101 www.mncourts.gov/Find-Courts/Cott...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM CST
P: 507-831-4551
F: 507-831-1425
Couriers: 900 Third Avenue
Windom, MN 56101
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Family, Traffic, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No adoption, juvenile, sex offender or sealed records released

Cottonwood County, MN Vital Records

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Cottonwood County
County Recorder
900 3rd Ave, Rm 6
Windom, MN 56101 www.co.cottonwood.mn.us/county-de...
8AM-4:30PM CST
Phone: 507-831-1458
Fax: 507-831-3675
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Cottonwood County Vital Certificates

Cottonwood County Vital Certificates

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Cottonwood County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 639.99 sq mi
Population (2009): 11,116
  • Females: 50.5%
  • White: 95.1%
  • Black/African American: 1.2%
  • Asian: 2.5%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 5.0%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 90.3%
Population Change (2000-2009): -1,051
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 2.2%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 7.1%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 11.9%
High School Graduates (2000): 80.4%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 14.2%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.39
Housing Units (2000): 5,376
Homeownership Rate (2000): 80.4%
Migration Flow to Cottonwood County, MN from (2007-2008):

Cottonwood County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $278,768
  • Construction: $10,929
  • Retail Trade: $12,287
  • Professional and Technical Services: $3,277
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $8,145
  • Retail Trade: $12,287
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $3,167
  • Manufacturing: $62,181
  • Farms: $63,837
  • Government: $40,861
Employed (2000): 5,869
Unemployed (2000): 232
Unemployment Rate (2009): 6.5%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $34,450
Local Government Employment (2007): 741
Local Government Revenue (2007): $50,055 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $42,834 (thou. dol.)

Cottonwood County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 136
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.0
Deaths (2007): 156
  • Per 1,000 population: 13.8
Infant Deaths (2007): 0
  • Per 1,000 population: 0.0

Cottonwood County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 14
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 0
  • Robbery: 0
  • Aggravated Assault: 14
Property Crimes (2008): 177
  • Burglary: 52
  • Larceny-Theft: 113
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 12

Cottonwood County Genealogy Records