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The population of Wadena is approximately 4,294 (2000), 4088 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,923 (1990), 1840 (2010).

The amount of land area in Wadena is 11.396 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Wadena to Washington DC is 1089 miles. The distance to the Minnesota state capital is 139 miles. (as the crow flies)
Wadena is positioned 46.43 degrees north of the equator and 95.13 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Wadena location: in central Minnesota at the juncture of U.S. Highways 10 and 71

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Climate & Weather

Wadena average annual rainfall is 25 inches per year
Wadena average annual snowfall is 44 inches per year.
The average winter temperature is 19 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 84 degrees F.
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Wadena history:

In 1872, the Northern Pacific Railroad crossed the country. A depot was built 15 miles west of the old post and a new town formed around the depot. The new settlement was named Wadena which was the name of the old town site. Wadena means "little round hill" in Ojibway.

A picture from Wadena, Minnesota in 1947
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Wadena attractions:

June Jubilee held each June for four days, including a parade which is the highlight of the festival.

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