Place:Pope, Minnesota, United States

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NamePope
Alt namesPiercesource: Family History Library Catalog
Popesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates45.567°N 95.45°W
Located inMinnesota, United States     (1862 - )
See alsoPierce, Minnesota, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Pope County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 10,995. Its county seat is Glenwood.

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History

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Pope County was identified by the state legislature in 1862, and named for John Pope, a General in the Union Army who had earlier worked as a surveyor in the area.

Pope County was the location of several protests against the CU Powerline in the 1970s.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1862 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1866 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1867 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1868 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1868 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1869 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1870 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1870 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1870 2,691
1880 5,874
1890 10,032
1900 12,577
1910 12,746
1920 13,631
1930 13,085
1940 13,544
1950 12,862
1960 11,914
1970 11,107
1980 11,657
1990 10,745

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External links

www.rootsweb.com/~mnpope


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