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Red Wing
Goodhue County, Minnesota


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History & History-related items

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Statistics & Facts

The Minnesota state capital is St. Paul.
The population of Red Wing is approximately 17,033 (1990), 16459 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 6,600 (1990), 7017 (2010).
The amount of land area in Red Wing is 90.285 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 15.251 sq kilometers.
The distance from Red Wing to Washington DC is 940 miles.
The distance to the Minnesota state capital is 44 miles. (as the crow flies)
Red Wing is positioned 44.58 degrees north of the equator and 92.60 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Red Wing elevation is 691 feet above sea level.
Red Wing median income is $ 35,784 (1990).
The Red Wing median home price is $ 65,217 (1990).

History & History Related Items

Red Wing was named for the Dakotah chiefs who were inhabitants of this area at one time. The chiefs were called, "Koo-poo-hoo-sha," which means "wing of the wild swan dyed scarlet."
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The famous Indian historian, Frances Densmore, was born in Red Wing. She wrote 22 books on Indian customs and also records much music of their culture.

Red Wing is famous for its boots and pottery.

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Red Wing City Government

Red Wind City Hall
315 W 4th St
Red Wing, MN 55066-2504
Phone: 651-388-6734

Red Wing Chamber

Chamber Of Commerce
420 Levee St
Red Wing, MN 55066-2333
Phone: 651-388-4719

Red Wing Organizations

Chamber Of Commerce
420 Levee St
Red Wing, MN 55066-2333
Phone: 651-388-4719

Red Wing Libraries

Red Wing Library
225 East Ave
Red Wing, MN 55066-2204
Phone: 651-385-3673

Red Wing Schools

Red Wing Independent School District
2451 Eagle Ridge Dr
Red Wing, MN 55066-7444
Phone: 651-385-4500 Red Wing


Red Wing residents have a median age of 34.5 years (1990)

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