Cobden, MN

Town in Brown County, MN

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Sponsors of Cobden, MN

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About Cobden, MN

COBDEN, a city in Prairieville and Leavenworth Townships, was originally named North Branch, from its location near Sleepy Eye Creek, the principal north branch of the Cottonwood River, but in 1886 it was changed to Cobden, for the English statesman. The village was platted February 16, 1901, was incorporated on April 7, 1905, and separated from the township on April 24, 1906; its post office operated 1886-1972. The village had two elevators and two creameries, and a station of the Chicago and North Western Railroad in section 31 of Prairieville Township. Richard Cobden was born in Sussex, England, June 3, 1804, and died in London, April 2, 1865. He entered parliament in 1841, visited the United States in 1854, and was especially noted as an advocate of free trade and of peace. During our Civil War he was a supporter of the cause of the North.

Businesses of Cobden, MN

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Community Organizations of Cobden, MN

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Events of Cobden, MN

The small towns of the Midwest have long shared pride in their communities through festivals and events! Citizens from each community, working together, continue to offer entertainment options that not only appeal to their citizens, but visitors to their community! Below you will find festivals and events you are sure to want to attend! If you would like to have (DST) include an annual festival or event on your town and county page CLICK HERE!

Faith Organizations of Cobden, MN

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Points of Interest of Cobden, MN

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Brown County, MN

Visit our county page and you will find information about our town and county's points of interest, festivals/events and faith community. You also will learn about the community organizations that have built and continue to build strong communities (chambers, community groups, and departments, etc) and much more when you visit the Brown County, MN page.