Wilkin County, west of Otter Tail County and bordering North Dakota, has a population of 6,576.
The county seat is Breckenridge (pop. 3,386), located where the Otter Tail River and Bois de Sioux River converge to form the Red River.
Breckenridge is just across the river from its “twin city” of Wahpeton, N.D. (pop. 7,766).
The Wilkin County Courthouse was built in 1929.
The town of Rothsay (pop. 493), located in both Wilkin and Otter Tail counties, has an 18-foot-long statue of a prairie chicken.
The town of Tenney (pop. 5) was tied with Funkley (Beltrami County) as the smallest incorporated place in Minnesota until 2011, when it disincorporated.
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