The county seat of Dakota County, Minnesota, is Hastings. The county population on July 1, 1999, was 349,131, an increase of 73,921 over the 1990 census.
For information on county government, contact the National Association of Counties Web site.
Additional information is available at these pages:
Other Minnesota Counties nearby:
(Anoka) Anoka County
(Chaska) Carver County
(Hastings) Dakota County
(Red Wing) Goodhue County
(Minneapolis) Hennepin County
(Le Center) Le Sueur County
08/03 Coming to The Hastings area
Minnesota Alpaca Festival Owatonna MN April13-14 The halter show has over 500 alpacas in the most astonishing array of colors. Award winning fleece will be on display throughout the weekend! This is also a shopping extravaganza.
Scott-Carver Thresher's Annual Swap Meet Jordan MN May4-5 Antique car, tractor, farm equipment and machinery for consignment and auction.
Shepherd's Harvest Sheep and Wool Festival Lake Elmo MN May10-12 Shepherd’s Harvest Festival is an opportunity for rural and urban people to meet and share information about sheep and sheep products and other fiber-producing animals.
Rhubarb Festival Lanesboro MN June1 Taste such delicious rhubarb delights as pies, crisps, cakes, soups, chutneys, chili, jams, ketchup, leathers, drinks and more. Be the judge of the best of everything rhubarb. After tasting your favorites, vote. Winners of Peoples Choice Awards win great prizes!
Rhubarb Days Osceola WI June7-8 Enjoy rhubarb at Mill Pond Park in Osceola.
Coon Creek Trout Fest Coon Valley WI June15 Bring you friends and family and celebrate the fish. Kids trout derby and classic car show.