Minnesota Brown County Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Brown 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 Brown County.

1. Library System COMFREY COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 306 Brown Street West, Comfrey, MN 56019
Phone Number: (507) 877-6600 Brown 14,620 9,011

2. Central Library COMFREY COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 306 Brown Street West, Comfrey, MN 56019
Phone Number: (507) 877-6600 Brown N/A N/A

3. Central Library HANSKA PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 201 West 2nd Street, Hanska, MN 56041
Phone Number: (507) 439-6294 Brown N/A N/A

4. Library System HANSKA PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 201 West 2nd Street, Hanska, MN 56041
Phone Number: (507) 439-6294 Brown 1,521 936

5. Library System NEW ULM PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 17 North Broadway, New Ulm, MN 56073
Phone Number: (507) 359-8331 Brown 184,061 81,571

6. Central Library NEW ULM PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 17 North Broadway, New Ulm, MN 56073
Phone Number: (507) 359-8331 Brown N/A N/A

7. Central Library SLEEPY EYE: DYCKMAN FREE LIBRARY
Street Address: 345 West Main Street, Sleepy Eye, MN 56085
Phone Number: (507) 794-7655 Brown N/A N/A

8. Library System SLEEPY EYE: DYCKMAN FREE LIBRARY
Street Address: 345 West Main Street, Sleepy Eye, MN 56085
Phone Number: (507) 794-7655 Brown 30,033 7,499

9. Library System SPRINGFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 120 North Cass Avenue, Springfield, MN 56087
Phone Number: (507) 723-3510 Brown 44,901 53,505

10. Central Library SPRINGFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 120 North Cass Avenue, Springfield, MN 56087
Phone Number: (507) 723-3510 Brown N/A N/A

Overview of Brown County, Minnesota

Brown County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. As of 2000, the population is 26,911. Its county seat is New Ulm.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,602 km² (619 mi²). 1,582 km² (611 mi²) of it is land and 20 km² (8 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.25% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Nicollet County (northeast)
  • Blue Earth County (southwest)
  • Watonwan County (south)
  • Cottonwood County (southeast)
  • Redwood County (northwest)
  • Renville County (northwest)

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 26,911 people, 10,598 households, and 7,164 families residing in the county. The population density is 17/km² (44/mi²). There are 11,163 housing units at an average density of 7/km² (18/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 97.82% White, 0.10% Black or African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.41% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.91% from other races, and 0.63% from two or more races. 2.03% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 10,598 households out of which 31.50% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.30% are married couples living together, 6.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.40% are non-families. 29.00% of all households are made up of individuals and 14.30% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.43 and the average family size is 3.00.

In the county the population is spread out with 25.30% under the age of 18, 9.70% from 18 to 24, 25.60% from 25 to 44, 21.90% from 45 to 64, and 17.50% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 98.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 95.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $39,800, and the median income for a family is $49,811. Males have a median income of $32,347 versus $23,918 for females. The per capita income for the county is $19,535. 6.40% of the population and 4.40% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 7.00% of those under the age of 18 and 9.80% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

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

Cities

  • Cobden
  • Comfrey
  • Evan
  • Hanska
  • New Ulm
  • Sleepy Eye
  • Springfield

Townships

  • Albin Township
  • Bashaw Township
  • Burnstown Township
  • Cottonwood Township
  • Eden Township
  • Home Township
  • Lake Hanska Township
  • Leavenworth Township
  • Linden Township
  • Milford Township
  • Mulligan Township
  • North Star Township
  • Prairieville Township
  • Sigel Township
  • Stark Township
  • Stately Township

Map of Brown County Minnesota