Our County

Meeker County, Minnesota, is located approximately 1 hour west of Minneapolis, and our population is approximately 23,250, covering 610 square miles. Government offices are housed in the County Courthouse, the Family Services Center, the County Highway/MN DOT Transportation Facility and the Law Enforcement Center in the county seat of Litchfield.

Meeker County boasts a wonderful combination of rolling farmland and over 100 swimming and fishing lakes. We are home to some of the state's largest dairy and poultry operations as well. Our residential population is steadily growing with many new development and housing projects in the works. We also offer excellent health care facilities including the Meeker County Memorial Hospital, which is also located in Litchfield.

Area lakes, combined with many interesting historical sites and fun-filled small town festivals throughout the year, provide numerous recreational opportunities. Meeker County is a "family-minded" community that invites you to come, establish your roots and enjoy all that we have to offer.

Facility Hours
Meeker County Facilities are open Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., with the exception of the Minnesota Department of Transportation/Meeker County Transportation Facility, which is open Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Thank You
Thank you for visiting the Meeker County web page. Take some time to look around and please come back again soon. If, after visiting our website, you do not find what you are looking for, contact us at 320-693-5200.
  1. Community Events

    Browse a community wide event calendar.

  2. Community News

    Search community news alerts from the county.

  3. Community Voice

    Participate in government and citizen interaction through suggesting initiatives, posting ideas, and sharing in conversations around community proposals.

  4. County Administrator

    The County Administrator manages all the affairs of the county which the County Board of Commissioners has authority to control.

  5. County Ordinances

    View a list of printable documents about the County's Code of Ordinances.

  6. Data Requests / MN Government Data Practices

    The forms that require some completion may be completed online, printed off, and brought to the appropriate county department, or if you prefer, you may print them and complete them totally by hand.

  7. Historical Society

    Learn about how the county is working to preserve the history of the county.

  8. Humane Society

    Browse volunteer opportunities, animals available for adoption and local events.

  9. Meeker Hospital

    Search the Meeker County Memorial Hospital's website.

  10. Meeker Trails Association

    The Meeker County Snowmobile Trails system was established in the 1970s as a volunteer organization intent upon managing the county snowmobile trails.

  11. Meeker Townships

    Meeker County encompasses 17 townships. Information on this website is provided by the individual township boards.

  12. Parks & Facilities

    Search through the county's park and facilities and find out what amenities they have to offer.

  13. Points of Interest

  14. Public Health

    Learn how to report a public health emergency, information about birth control and sexually transmitted diseases and environmental health.

  15. Report a Concern

    Report a concern with Meeker County.

  16. Sheriff's Department

    The Office of Sheriff is sworn to keep and preserve the peace and is the chief law enforcement officer within the county.

  17. Soil & Water Conservation

    The SWCD was organized for the purpose of assisting land occupiers in dealing with a wide range of conservation protection, flood prevention measures, farm forestry, wildlife improvement, recreation and rural area development within the 17 townships of Meeker County.

  18. U of M Extension

    Browse the University of Minnesota's website.

  19. Veterans Services

    This office serves our county's veterans, their dependents and widows with application for, and ongoing eligibility for, benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the State Department of Veterans Affairs.