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Brown County, MN
The county was named for Joseph Renshaw Brown, pioneer

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The county is in the New Ulm metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 26,763. This was a decrease of  -.55% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$39,800
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Brown County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Brown County was $27,027. This was an increase of 20.8% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 87% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: New Ulm
Of nation's counties, ranks No. 8 in production of green peas
(1997 Census of Agriculture)

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58% of Brown County residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Brown County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Brown County include Albion Lutheran Cemetery, Catholic Cemetery, Christ Lutheran Cemetery, Cottonwood Cemetery, Current Cemetery, Eden Cemetery, Faith Cemetery, Golden Gate Cemetery, Home Cemetery, Immanuel Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Brown County include Albin, Bashaw, Burnstown, Cobden, Comfrey, Cottonwood, Eden, Evan, Hanska, Home ... View communities

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Colleges in Brown County include Martin Luther College ... View colleges

School districts in Brown County include Comfrey, New Ulm, Sleepy Eye, Springfield ... View school districts

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Libraries

Libraries in Brown County include Comfrey Community Library, Hanska Public Library, New Ulm Public Library, Sleepy Eye: Dyckman Free Library, Springfield Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Brown County include New Ulm Journal, Sleepy Eye Herald Dispatch ... View newspapers

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Brown County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Brown County political report.

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Hotels in Brown County include Holiday Inn New Ulm, Microtel Inn, Microtel Inn and Suites, Super 8

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