Stockton, MN

Town in Winona County, MN

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Sponsors of Stockton, MN

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About Stockton, MN

The Village of Stockton, in Hillsdale Township, was laid out in the summer of 1856, although the land was pre-empted in 1855; J.B. Stockton, Wm. Davidson and Wm. Springer were proprietors. The town was named after J.B. Stockton; Stockton stands on the E ½ of Section 34. The plat is one mile long and one-half mile wide, and embraces as area of 320 acres. Rollingstone Creek enters the town plat on the west and flows northeast through the village. Stockton stands in the main Rollingstone valley, sometimes spoken of as the “west branch”. The creek was later renamed Garvin Brook, after philanthropist H.C. Garvin, founder of Bay State Milling Company, in Winona. Garvin also donated land west of Stockton to use as a park, known as Farmers' Community Park. It was told to me that the reason Stockton got named was because J.B. Stockton had half of the town property and the most money to begin the village. ...

Winona 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 Winona County, MN page.

Veterans of Winona County, MN

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