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Cottonwood is a city in Lyon County, in the Marshall metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Cottonwood. For links to other places called Cottonwood, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Cottonwood is 44.608N. The longitude is -95.673W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,079 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,132.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Cottonwood demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lyon County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56229 ZIP code.
32% of Cottonwood residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cottonwood ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cottonwood was $19,847, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Cottonwood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Cottonwood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $285. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $710.
Libraries in Cottonwood include Cottonwood Branch Library ... View libraries
Lyon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cottonwood political report.
The average commute time for Cottonwood workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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