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Long Prairie is a city in Todd County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for the Long Prairie River
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Long Prairie. For links to other places called Long Prairie, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Long Prairie is 45.974N. The longitude is -94.865W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,293 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,967.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Long Prairie demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Todd 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 56347 ZIP code.
42% of Long Prairie residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Long Prairie ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Long Prairie was $14,386, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Long Prairie 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 Long Prairie, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $348. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $700.
Libraries in Long Prairie include Long Prairie Branch Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Long Prairie include Long Prairie Leader
Todd County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Long Prairie political report.
The average commute time for Long Prairie workers is 12 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Long Prairie include Super 8.
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