Minnesota Lac Qui Parle County Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Lac Qui Parle 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 Lac Qui Parle County.

Street Address: 676 Pine Street, Dawson, MN 56232
Phone Number: (320) 769-2069 Lac Qui Parle N/A N/A

Street Address: 401 6th Avenue, Madison, MN 56256
Phone Number: (320) 598-7938 Lac Qui Parle N/A N/A

Overview of Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota

Lac qui Parle County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. As of 2000, the population is 8,067. Its county seat is Madison.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,015 km² (778 mi²). 1,981 km² (765 mi²) of it is land and 34 km² (13 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.70% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Big Stone County, Minnesota (north)
  • Swift County, Minnesota (northeast)
  • Chippewa County, Minnesota (east)
  • Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota (south)
  • Deuel County, South Dakota (southwest)
  • Grant County, South Dakota (northwest)


As of the census of 2000, there are 8,067 people, 3,316 households, and 2,225 families residing in the county. The population density is 4/km² (10/mi²). There are 3,774 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (5/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 98.85% White, 0.16% Black or African American, 0.22% Native American, 0.32% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.06% from other races, and 0.38% from two or more races. 0.26% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 3,316 households out of which 27.90% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.80% are married couples living together, 4.10% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.90% are non-families. 30.20% of all households are made up of individuals and 17.90% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.37 and the average family size is 2.96.

In the county the population is spread out with 24.50% under the age of 18, 5.70% from 18 to 24, 22.70% from 25 to 44, 23.90% from 45 to 64, and 23.20% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 43 years. For every 100 females there are 98.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 95.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $32,626, and the median income for a family is $41,556. Males have a median income of $27,939 versus $19,681 for females. The per capita income for the county is $17,399. 8.50% of the population and 5.60% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 7.80% of those under the age of 18 and 9.20% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota has the following cities and towns:


  • Bellingham
  • Boyd
  • Dawson
  • Louisburg
  • Madison
  • Marietta
  • Nassau


  • Agassiz Township
  • Arena Township
  • Augusta Township
  • Baxter Township
  • Camp Release Township
  • Cerro Gordo Township
  • Freeland Township
  • Garfield Township
  • Hamlin Township
  • Hantho Township
  • Lac qui Parle Township
  • Lake Shore Township
  • Madison Township
  • Manfred Township
  • Maxwell Township
  • Mehurin Township
  • Perry Township
  • Providence Township
  • Riverside Township
  • Ten Mile Lake Township
  • Walter Township
  • Yellow Bank Township

Map of Lac qui Parle County Minnesota