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Barnesville is a city in Clay County, in the Fargo metro area.
The community was named for George Barnes, founder.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Barnesville. For links to other places called Barnesville, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Barnesville is 46.652N. The longitude is -96.419W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,024 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,245.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Barnesville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Clay County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Fargo-Moorhead area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56514 ZIP code.
33% of Barnesville residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Barnesville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Barnesville was $18,373, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Barnesville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Barnesville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $248. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $805.
Libraries in Barnesville include Barnesville Public Library ... View libraries
Clay County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Barnesville political report.
The average commute time for Barnesville workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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