HISTORY

MARSHALL

Marshall County covers 1,675 square miles and is situated in the northwestern part of Minnesota bordering on the Red River of the North.   The County was named in honor of William Rainey Marshall, one of Minnesota's esteemed governors. (more on William R. Marshall can be found at www.mnhs.org/people/governors/gov/gov_07.htm .  The county seat is Warren. 

As of the Census in 2000 the population of Marshall County is 2000 is 10,155.   Marshall County is made up of the towns of:

  • Alvarado
  • Argyle
  • Grygla
  • Holt
  • Middle River
  • Newfolden
  • Oslo
  • Stephen
  • Strandquist
  • Viking
  • Warren