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Pipestone County, Minnesota

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Statistics & Facts

History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.


Statistics & Facts

The Minnesota state capital is St. Paul.
The population of Pipestone is approximately 4,554 (1990), 4317 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,055 (1990), 1923 (2010).
The amount of land area in Pipestone is 11.83 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.026 sq kilometers.
The distance from Pipestone to Washington DC is 1116 miles.
The distance to the Minnesota state capital is 174 miles. (as the crow flies)
Pipestone is positioned 44.00 degrees north of the equator and 96.31 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Pipestone elevation is 1,725 feet above sea level.

History & History Related Items

This area was first known as Tall grass Prairie. The area was covered as far as the eye could see with 6-8- foot grass. The Dakotah Indian legend in this area says that Pipestone is where the tribe originated and that the stone was colored by the blood of their ancestors.
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The Song of Hiawatha pageant is held each year in late July and early August.
Phone: 507-825-3316

Pipestone County Museum
113 Hiawatha Ave.
Pipestone, MN
Phone: 507-825-5464

Pipestone National Monument
one mile north of Pipestone
Phone: 507-825-5464
This monument comprises 283 acres and presents the pipestone quarries where the red stone was found which the Indians used to make their ceremonial pipes. Other Indian legends abound and may be heard here.
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Pipestone City Government

Pipestone City Offices
119 2nd Ave SW
Pipestone, MN 56164-1683
Phone: 507-825-3324


Pipestone County Building
119 2nd Ave SW # 13
Pipestone, MN 56164-1684
Phone: 507-825-4246

Pipestone Chamber

Chamber Of Commerce
117 8th Ave SE
Pipestone, MN 56164-2118
Phone: 507-825-3316

Pipestone Organizations

Chamber Of Commerce
117 8th Ave SE
Pipestone, MN 56164-2118
Phone: 507-825-3316

Pipestone Schools

Pipestone-Jasper Central School
400 2nd Ave SW
Pipestone, MN, 56164-1569
Phone: 507-825-5861

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