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Springfield is a city in Brown County, in the New Ulm metro area.
One tradition says the community was named for Springfield, MA
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Springfield. For links to other places called Springfield, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Springfield is 44.238N. The longitude is -94.975W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,020 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,177.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Springfield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Brown 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 56087 ZIP code.
55% of Springfield residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Springfield ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Springfield was $16,977, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Springfield 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 Springfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $264. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $630.
Libraries in Springfield include Springfield Public Library ... View libraries
Brown County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Springfield political report.
The average commute time for Springfield workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Springfield include Microtel Inn.
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