Ghent MN Neighboring Cities
Marshall is a city in Lyon County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 13,680 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Lyon County. Marshall is home to Southwest Minnesota State University.
Brookings is a city in Brookings County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 22,056 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Brookings County, and home to South Dakota State University, the largest institution of higher education in South Dakota.
Willmar is a city in, and the county seat of, Kandiyohi County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 19,610 at the 2010 census. Willmar has been assigned ZIP code 56201 by the United States Postal Service.
Worthington is a city in Nobles County, in the U.S. state of Minnesota. The population was 12,764 at the 2010 census. Minnesota State Highways 60 and 59 are two of the main arterial routes in the city. Interstate 90 is in close proximity to the city.
Watertown is a city in and the county seat of Codington County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 21,482 at the 2010 census. It is the fifth largest city in South Dakota. It is also the primary city of the Watertown Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Codington and Hamlin counties.
Madison is a city in Lake County, South Dakota, United States and the seat of Lake County. The population was 6,474 at the 2010 census. It is home to Dakota State University.
Brandon is a city in Minnehaha County, South Dakota, United States and is the largest suburb of Sioux Falls. The population was 8,785 at the 2010 census. Brandon began as a community built around the railroad running from Sioux Falls to Yankton.
New Ulm is a city in Brown County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 13,522 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Brown County. Located in the southeastern part of the state on the Minnesota River, New Ulm is 50 miles (80 km) southwest of Minneapolis-St. Paul. New Ulm is the home of the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame.
New Ulm's German-American heritage is celebrated annually in the Bavarian Blast fireworks festival on the first full weekend in August. A statue called Hermann the German stands atop one of the highest points in town; it is the largest Hermann monument in the United States.
The city was founded by German immigrants in 1854. Many of the settlers were from Bavaria, Hanover and Saxony. These emigrants moved west along the United States' northern tier to escape economic hardship brought on by political systems that favored large farmers over small business and landless peasants.