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The population of Northfield is approximately 20007 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 4,288 (1990), 6272 (2010).

The amount of land area in Northfield is 15.865 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.076 sq kilometers.
The distance from Northfield to Washington DC is 965 miles. The distance to the Minnesota state capital is 35 miles. (as the crow flies)
Northfield is positioned 44.45 degrees north of the equator and 93.16 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Northfield elevation is 915 feet above sea level.

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Northfield history:

Northfield is known for the siege of the city by the notorious James-Younger gang. The Townspeople banded together to protect their town, defeating the gang, which was captured and sentenced to prison except for two members - Jesse and Frank James. The defeat of Jesse James Days is held each year the weekend after Labor Day and includes a re-enactment of the robbery.
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Northfield attractions:

Northfield Historical Society Museum
408 Division St.
Northfield, MN 55057
Phone: 507-645-9268

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