Minnesota Jackson County Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

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

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Street Address: 401 9th Street, Heron Lake, MN 56137
Phone Number: (507) 793-2641 Jackson N/A N/A

Street Address: 311 Third Street, Jackson, MN 56143
Phone Number: (507) 847-4748 Jackson N/A N/A

Street Address: 311 Third Street, Jackson, MN 56143
Phone Number: (507) 847-4748 Jackson 115,285 64,792

Street Address: 410 Main Street, Lakefield, MN 56150
Phone Number: (507) 662-5782 Jackson N/A N/A

Overview of Jackson County, Minnesota

Jackson County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. As of 2000, the population is 11,268. Its county seat is Jackson.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,863 km² (719 mi²). 1,817 km² (702 mi²) of it is land and 46 km² (18 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 2.47% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Cottonwood County (north)
  • Watonwan County (northeast)
  • Martin County (east)
  • Emmet County, Iowa (southeast)
  • Dickinson County, Iowa (south)
  • Osceola County, Iowa (southwest)
  • Nobles County (west)


As of the census of 2000, there are 11,268 people, 4,556 households, and 3,116 families residing in the county. The population density is 6/km² (16/mi²). There are 5,092 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (7/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 97.07% White, 0.09% Black or African American, 0.12% Native American, 1.38% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.97% from other races, and 0.38% from two or more races. 1.86% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 4,556 households out of which 29.80% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.00% are married couples living together, 5.40% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.60% are non-families. 28.50% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.40% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.40 and the average family size is 2.95.

In the county the population is spread out with 24.50% under the age of 18, 7.00% from 18 to 24, 25.30% from 25 to 44, 22.60% from 45 to 64, and 20.50% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 41 years. For every 100 females there are 100.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 99.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $36,746, and the median income for a family is $43,426. Males have a median income of $29,123 versus $20,860 for females. The per capita income for the county is $17,499. 8.60% of the population and 5.20% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 11.00% of those under the age of 18 and 8.40% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

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


  • Alpha
  • Heron Lake
  • Jackson
  • Lakefield
  • Okabena
  • Wilder


  • Alba Township
  • Belmont Township
  • Christiania Township
  • Delafield Township
  • Des Moines Township
  • Enterprise Township
  • Ewington Township
  • Heron Lake Township
  • Hunter Township
  • Kimball Township
  • La Crosse Township
  • Middletown Township
  • Minneota Township
  • Petersburg Township
  • Rost Township
  • Round Lake Township
  • Sioux Valley Township
  • Weimer Township
  • West Heron Lake Township
  • Wisconsin Township

Map of Jackson County Minnesota