Minnesota Big Stone County Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Big Stone County, Minnesota. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Minnesota Big Stone County.

Street Address: 415 Studdart Avenue, Graceville, MN 56240
Phone Number: (320) 748-7332 Big Stone N/A N/A

Street Address: 412 NW 2nd Street, Ortonville, MN 56278
Phone Number: (320) 839-2494 Big Stone N/A N/A

Overview of Big Stone County, Minnesota

Big Stone County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. As of 2000, the population is 5,820. Its county seat is Ortonville.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,367 km² (528 mi²). 1,287 km² (497 mi²) of it is land and 80 km² (31 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 5.86% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Traverse County, Minnesota (north)
  • Stevens County, Minnesota (northeast)
  • Swift County, Minnesota (southeast)
  • Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota (southeast)
  • Grant County, South Dakota (southwest)
  • Roberts County, South Dakota (northwest)


As of the census of 2000, there are 5,820 people, 2,377 households, and 1,611 families residing in the county. The population density is 5/km² (12/mi²). There are 3,171 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (6/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 98.44% White, 0.17% Black or African American, 0.52% Native American, 0.41% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.12% from other races, and 0.34% from two or more races. 0.34% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 2,377 households out of which 29.00% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.60% are married couples living together, 5.30% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.20% are non-families. 30.20% of all households are made up of individuals and 16.90% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.38 and the average family size is 2.97.

In the county the population is spread out with 24.80% under the age of 18, 5.30% from 18 to 24, 21.90% from 25 to 44, 24.00% from 45 to 64, and 24.00% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 44 years. For every 100 females there are 94.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $30,721, and the median income for a family is $37,354. Males have a median income of $27,857 versus $20,123 for females. The per capita income for the county is $15,708. 12.00% of the population and 7.80% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 14.50% of those under the age of 18 and 8.80% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Big Stone County, Minnesota has the following cities and towns:


  • Barry
  • Beardsley
  • Clinton
  • Correll
  • Graceville
  • Johnson
  • Odessa
  • Ortonville


  • Akron Township
  • Almond Township
  • Artichoke Township
  • Big Stone Township
  • Browns Valley Township
  • Foster Township
  • Graceville Township
  • Malta Township
  • Moonshine Township
  • Odessa Township
  • Ortonville Township
  • Otrey Township
  • Prior Township
  • Toqua Township

Map of Big Stone County Minnesota