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Barry is a city in Big Stone County.
The community was named after Edward Barry, railroad engineer who rescued hundreds from an 1894 forest fire
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Barry. For links to other places called Barry, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Barry is 45.558N. The longitude is -96.558W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,106 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 24.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Barry demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Big Stone County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56240 ZIP code.
50% of Barry residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Barry ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Barry was $7,124, compared with $21,587 nationally.
Big Stone County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Barry political report.
The average commute time for Barry workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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