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Blue Earth
Faribault County, Minnesota


"Earth so rich the city grows"

Page Contents for Blue Earth, Minnesota

Statistics & Facts

History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.


Statistics & Facts

The Minnesota state capital is St. Paul.
The population of Blue Earth is approximately 4,000 (1997), 3353 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,644 (1990), 1453 (2010).
The amount of land area in Blue Earth is 8.106 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Blue Earth to Washington DC is 992 miles.
The distance to the Minnesota state capital is 101 miles. (as the crow flies)
Blue Earth is positioned 43.63 degrees north of the equator and 94.09 degrees west of the prime meridian.

History & History Related Items

Historical sites in the Blue Earth area.
Blue Earth was named from the Blue Earth River. The Indian name "Mahkota" (which means Blue Earth) was given for the blue/black clay found in the riverbanks.
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The settling of Blue Earth



A Webpage for Blue Earth
Blue Earth is known as the Birthplace of the Ice Cream Sandwich
Blue Earth has the world's largest statue of the Jolly Green Giant.
Blue Earth is the county seat of Faribault County. It was named the seat when the county was organized in 1856. The County Courthouse, not completed until 1891, has been named to the National Registry of Historical Sites.
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Blue Earth City Government

Blue Earth is the county seat of Faribault County.

Blue Earth Chamber

The Blue Earth Chamber of Commerce

Blue Earth Organizations

The Blue Earth Chamber of Commerce

Blue Earth Schools

Blue Earth area schools

Blue Earth Area High School
1125 Highway 169 North
Blue Earth, MN 56013
Phone 507.526.3201
Fax 507.526.3260

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