Welcome to Becker County MNGenweb

Greetings Researchers!   My name is Karen De Groote & I am your County Coordinator.  I have ties to many west central Minnesota counties including Becker and I am excited to be a part of this project.  Please feel free to submit your Becker County family data to share with others.  I also want to hear from you with suggestions, additions or just to say hello!  Email me any time!
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Becker County, located in northwest central Minnesota, was established in March 18, 1858 and the first European settlers came to the county about ten years later. Government surveying to establish townships boundaries started in 1870 and was completed in 1872. The county contains 40 townships (all of townships 138, 139, 140, 141, and 142 north, of ranges 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42 and 43 west of the Fifth Principal Meridian.)


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Page last updated: 10 Apr 2023