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Windom is a city in Cottonwood County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Sen. William Windom
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Windom. For links to other places called Windom, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Windom is 43.866N. The longitude is -95.116W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,362 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,499.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Windom demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cottonwood 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 56101 ZIP code.
42% of Windom residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Windom ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Windom was $17,155, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Windom residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Windom, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $255. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $576.
Libraries in Windom include Windom Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Windom include Cottonwood County Citizen
Cottonwood County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Windom political report.
The average commute time for Windom workers is 11 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Windom include Super 8.
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