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Breckenridge

Wilkin County,

Minnesota

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"Where the Railroad Meets the River"


The Minnesota state capital is St. Paul.


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56520

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Breckenridge is approximately 3,708 (1990), 3386 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,619 (1990), 1445 (2010).

The amount of land area in Breckenridge is 5.92 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Breckenridge to Washington DC is 1152 miles. The distance to the Minnesota state capital is 191 miles. (as the crow flies)
Breckenridge is positioned 46.26 degrees north of the equator and 96.58 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Breckenridge miscellany.

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Location

Breckenridge location: located in west-central Minnesota in the southern portion of the Red River Valley. It is located across the Red River from Wahpeton, North Dakota, and approximately 45 miles south of Fargo, North Dakota/Moorhead, Minnesota

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Climate & Weather

The weather in Breckenridge is seasonal.
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History & History Related Items

Breckenridge history:

A history page for Breckenridge.

The winter of 1856-57 was one of the worst that the Territory had ever known, even so, the platting of Breckenridge began on January 31, 1857. It was named for John C. Breckinridge, the Vice President of the United States. The "I" in his name was somehow changed to an "e". No one seems to know why, however, it is spelled correctly in the original plat.
The founding of Breckenridge: January 31, 1857
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Attractions

Breckenridge attractions:

Breckenridge, Minnesota information on BreckWeb.

The Breckenridge area is known for its good soil and agricultural productivity. Major crops include: soybeans, sugar beets, wheat, barley and corn.

Things to see and do in Breckenridge, including some photos.

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