Welcome to Pope and Todd County

Pope County

Pope County is located in west central Minnesota.  It was founded on February 20, 1862.  It is named after John Pope, a Union Army General who surveyed this area.  Glenwood is the county seat and most populous city.  According to 2005 census estimates, this scenic rural county had a population of 11,252 residents, all rural.  Thirteen buildings in Pope County are listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, most of which represent the Classical Revival and Beaux Arts styles.  Click here to see a list of these buildings. 

Todd County

Todd County lies directly northeast of Pope County… very close to the epicenter of Minnesota.  It is named for Union Army General and U.S. House of Representatives Delegate from the Dakota Territory, John Blair Smith Todd. The county seat is Long Prairie and as of 2005, had an estimated population of 24,604, 22% urban and 78% rural. Todd County has a total of 10 buildings and structures listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. The various buildings feature architectural styles ranging from Classical Revival and Chicago to Moderne, Italianate and Romanesque.  Click here to see a listing of these buildings.

Both Pope and Todd Counties offer residents small peaceful cities and towns where folks are friendly and share a real sense of community.  Real estate in these counties ranges from apartments, condominiums and town homes to detached single-family homes, lakeshore home & cabins, farms and luxury homes. If you need more information about buying or selling real estate in Alexandria, Douglas County, Osakis, Pope County or Todd County, Minnesota please contact me.

In all, this city offers residents and visitors alike a peaceful, friendly community with ample recreational opportunities, a solid education system and a strong and diverse economy.

If you are considering buying a home please check my featured propertieslistings or contact me for more information.


Pope and Todd County Useful Links

Pope County Webpage

Todd County Webpage