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Olmsted County, Minnesota

Photo: Milo White House, ca. 1883, 122 Burr Oak Avenue, Chatfield, MN. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982. Photographed by User:Jonathunder (own work), 2011, [cc-by-3.0 (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed April, 2014.

Olmsted County Photo

Olmsted County administrative offices are located at 151 4th Street Southeast, Rochester, MN 55904; phone: 507‑328‑6001.

Olmsted County Neighborhoods


Olmsted County was created in 1855 from parts of Winona, Fillmore and Wabasha Counties. It was named for David Olmsted who was a member of the first Minnesota Territorial Legislative Council. In 1854 Olmsted was elected as the first mayor of St. Paul.