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Litchfield is a city in Meeker County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after the Litchfield family, railroad builders
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Litchfield. For links to other places called Litchfield, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Litchfield is 45.127N. The longitude is -94.527W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,129 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,685.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Litchfield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Meeker 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 55355 ZIP code.
36% of Litchfield residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Litchfield ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Litchfield was $19,819, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Litchfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Litchfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $418. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $802.
Libraries in Litchfield include Litchfield Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Litchfield include Litchfield Independent Review
Meeker County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Litchfield political report.
The average commute time for Litchfield workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Litchfield include Americinn Litchfield.
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