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Time Zone: Fillmore County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Preston is the Seat for Fillmore County.

Fillmore County was founded in 1853 and was created by taking area from WabashaCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Fillmore had a population of 20,838 people. This is a decrease of 1.34% since the last Census (which gave a population of 21,122 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Fillmore represented 0.43% of the total population of Minnesota, making it the state's 46th most populous county (out of 87 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201020,866-1.21%+0.13% since 2009
200920,838-1.34%-0.31% since 2008
200820,903-1.04%-0.62% since 2007
200021,122The Last Census

More information can be found on the Fillmore County Census Page for Fillmore County.


Below are some of the communities located in Fillmore County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Fillmore County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Chatfield   2,5512,3946.56% increase  
Spring Valley   2,3402,5187.07% decrease  
Rushford   1,7541,6963.42% increase  
Preston   1,3201,4267.43% decrease  
Harmony   1,0711,0800.83% decrease  

Websites for Fillmore County

Official Website:   www.co.fillmore.mn.us/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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