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Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota

US county information
NameYellow Medicine County
SeatGranite Falls
Largest cityGranite Falls
US Area
Total Area763.39 sq mi (1977.2 km2)
Land Area757.96 sq mi (1963.1 km2)
Water Area5.43 sq mi (14.1 km2)
Population10438 (2010)
Density5.8/km2 (15/sq mi)
Named forYellow Medicine River
Time zoneCentral
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5: -6/-5

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Yellow Medicine County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of 2010, the population was 10,438. Its county seat is Granite Falls . The Upper Sioux Indian Reservation is entirely within the county.

The county name is based on an Indian name for the bitter root of the Moon­seed plant, which they used for medicinal purposes.

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