Chippewa County Bank in Montevideo
|Location in county and Minnesota|
|State :||United States|
|County :||Chippewa County|
|Time zone :||Central ( UTC − 6 / −5 )|
|Residents :||5,383 (as of 2010)|
|Population density :||464.1 inhabitants per km 2|
|Area :||11.7 km 2 (approx. 5 mi 2 ) of
which 11.6 km 2 (approx. 4 mi 2 ) is land
|Height :||284 m|
|Postal code :||56265|
|Area code :||+1 320|
|GNIS ID :||0648046|
|Mayor :||Jim Curtiss|
Carnegie Library in Montevideo
Montevideo [ ˌmɒntəvɪdi.oʊ ] is a small town (with the status " City ") and the administrative seat of Chippewa County in the mid-southwest of the US -amerikanischen state of Minnesota . In 2010 , Montevideo had 5383 inhabitants.
Montevideo has four schools, a hospital and several credit institutions. There are a total of twelve parks in Montevideo. Festivals take place several times a year, such as the “Fiesta Days”. There are also opportunities for hunting and recreation.
Since 1949 there has been a town partnership with the Uruguayan capital of the same name, Montevideo . On the part of the Uruguayan twin city, the American town received a statue of the Uruguayan national hero José Gervasio Artigas ', which is now placed in the square on Main Street.
Montevideo is about 200 kilometers west of Minneapolis . The city is located at the confluence of the Chippewa River and the Minnesota River and is at the intersection of US Highways 59 and 212 and State Routes 7 and 29 .
There are smaller inland lakes around the city . The surrounding area consists of farmland and prairies, broken up by river valleys and low hills.
According to the 2010 census , Montevideo had 5,383 people in 2,326 households. The population density was 464.1 people per square kilometer. Statistically, 2.25 people lived in each of the 2326 households.
The racial the population was composed of 92.0 percent white, 0.6 percent African American, 0.7 percent Native American, 0.5 percent Asian and 4.6 percent from other ethnic groups; 1.5 percent were descended from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race was 8.4 percent of the population.
23.4 percent of the population were under 18 years old, 56.3 percent were between 18 and 64 and 20.3 percent were 65 years or older. 53.0 percent of the population was female.
sons and daughters of the town
- Wayne Brabender (* 1945), Spanish-American basketball player and coach
- American Fact Finder. Retrieved April 11, 2013
- La alcaldesa de Montevideo declarada “visitante ilustre” (Spanish) in El País , accessed on May 7, 2013
- US Decennial Census. Retrieved April 11, 2013