Meeker County, Minnesota, is located approximately 1 hour west of Minneapolis, and our population is approximately 23,250, covering 610 square miles. Government offices are housed in the County Courthouse, the Family Services Center, the County Highway/MN DOT Transportation Facility and the Law Enforcement Center in the county seat of Litchfield.
Meeker County boasts a wonderful combination of rolling farmland and over 100 swimming and fishing lakes. We are home to some of the state's largest dairy and poultry operations as well. Our residential population is steadily growing with many new development and housing projects in the works. We also offer excellent health care facilities including the Meeker County Memorial Hospital, which is also located in Litchfield.
Area lakes, combined with many interesting historical sites and fun-filled small town festivals throughout the year, provide numerous recreational opportunities. Meeker County is a "family-minded" community that invites you to come, establish your roots and enjoy all that we have to offer.