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Watonwan County, Minnesota County in the United States

Watonwan County is a county in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 11,211. Its county seat is St. James.

Watonwan River river in the United States of America

The Watonwan River is a tributary of the Blue Earth River, 113 miles (182 km) long, in southern Minnesota in the United States. Via the Blue Earth and Minnesota rivers, it is part of the watershed of the Mississippi River, draining an area of 878 square miles (2,270 km2) in an agricultural region. The Watonwan drains about a quarter of the Blue Earth River's watershed.

Ships

USS Watonwan (ID-4296) was a United States Navy cargo ship in commission in 1919.

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Tom Hagedorn American politician

Thomas Michael Hagedorn is a former member of the United States House of Representatives from Minnesota.

Franklin Ellsworth American politician

Franklin Fowler Ellsworth was a Representative from Minnesota; born in St. James, Watonwan County, Minnesota, July 10, 1879; attended the grade and high schools; enlisted as a private in Company H, Twelfth Regiment, Minnesota Volunteer Infantry, during the Spanish–American War; attended the law department of the University of Minnesota at Minneapolis; was admitted to the bar in 1901 and commenced practice in St. James; city attorney of St. James in 1904 and 1905; prosecuting attorney of Watonwan County 1905–1909; elected as a Republican to the 64th, 65th, and 66th congresses ; was not a candidate for renomination in 1920, having become a gubernatorial candidate; unsuccessful candidate for Governor of Minnesota in 1920 and 1924; moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1921 and resumed the practice of his profession; died in Minneapolis, December 23, 1942; interment in Lakewood Cemetery.

Godahl, Minnesota Unincorporated community in Minnesota, US

Godahl is an unincorporated community in Brown and Watonwan counties in the U.S. state of Minnesota.

Perch Creek is a 37.3-mile-long (60.0 km) tributary of the Watonwan River in southern Minnesota, United States. Via the Watonwan, Blue Earth, and Minnesota rivers, it is part of the Mississippi River watershed.

Paul M. Torkelson is a Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A member of the Republican Party of Minnesota, he represents District 16B, which includes all or portions of Brown, Redwood and Renville counties in the southwestern part of the state. He is also a fourth-generation Watonwan County corn, soybean and pork farmer, with family roots in the area since 1878, and a former music teacher.

Sveadahl, Minnesota Unincorporated community in Minnesota, United States

Sveadahl is an unincorporated community located in Adrian Township, Watonwan County, Minnesota, United States. The elevation is 1,073 feet.

1908 United States presidential election in Minnesota

The 1908 United States presidential election in Minnesota took place on November 3, 1908, in Minnesota as part of the 1908 United States presidential election.

Bullhead Lake is a lake in Watonwan County, in the U.S. state of Minnesota.

Flanders Block

Flanders' Block is a historic commercial building in Madelia, Minnesota, United States, built in 1872. From 1872 to 1878 it served as the county seat building of Watonwan County, housing the courthouse, offices, and jail. Flanders' Block was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984 for having local significance in the theme of politics/government. It was nominated for its associations with the early development of Watonwan County's government.

Watonwan County Courthouse

The Watonwan County Courthouse in St. James, Minnesota, United States, is the seat of government for Watonwan County, in continual use since it was completed in 1896. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1987 for having state-level significance in the themes of architecture and politics/government. It was nominated for its exemplary Romanesque Revival architecture, its status as one of Minnesota's remaining monumental Victorian courthouses and as a local landmark, and its longstanding service as county seat.

Echols, Minnesota Unincorporated community in Minnesota, United States

Echols is an unincorporated community in Long Lake Township, Watonwan County, Minnesota, United States.

South Branch, Minnesota Unincorporated community in Minnesota, United States

South Branch is an unincorporated community in South Branch Township, Watonwan County, Minnesota, United States.

Tenmile Corner, Minnesota Unincorporated community in Minnesota, United States

Tenmile Corner - so-named because it is located 10 miles straight east of St. James, Minnesota, on state highway 60 - is an unincorporated community in Fieldon Township, Watonwan County, Minnesota, United States, located between Madelia, Minnesota and St. James, Minnesota on the intersection of highway 60 and highway 15. Its elevation is 1,030 feet.

West Bridge (Madelia, Minnesota)

West Bridge, also designated Bridge 6527, is a historic truss bridge over the Watonwan River in Madelia, Minnesota, United States. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2013 for its state-level significance in the theme of transportation. It was nominated for being the only surviving work of seminal Minnesota bridge builder Commodore P. Jones, and for its early use of riveted joints.