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Pipestone is a city in Pipestone County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for the red stone quarried by Indians to make pipe bowls.

The latitude of Pipestone is 44.000N. The longitude is -96.317W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,736 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,297.


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Median household income
Local
$30,412
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Pipestone demographic reports
The city grew as an agricultural supply center.
Local festivals include:
  • Watertower Festival - June 22-23, 2007
  • Pipestone County Fair - Aug. 8-11, 2007
Dates often change. Check Pipestone web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Split Rock Creek State Park, Pipestone National Monument
Pipestone attractions: Winnewissa Falls
Historic sites and museums: Fort Pipestone, Pipestone County Historical Museum, Pipestone National Monument
Colleges and universities: Minnesota West Community and Technical College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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33% of Pipestone residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pipestone ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pipestone was $17,253, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% of Pipestone residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Pipestone, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $283.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $576.


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Libraries in Pipestone include Pipestone Community Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Pipestone include Pipestone County Star

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Pipestone County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pipestone political report.

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The average commute time for Pipestone workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Pipestone include Super 8.

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