Todd County (pop. 24,895), east of Douglas County, was named for a cousin of Mary Todd Lincoln.
The county has a slogan of “Where the Forest Meets the Prairie.”
The county seat of Todd County is Long Prairie (pop. 3,458).
The Todd County Courthouse was built in 1883, with additions in 1965 and 1980
Long Prairie’s Long Drive-In has been showing movies since 1956.
Todd County has about 300 lakes, the largest of which is Lake Osakis.
Minnesota Twins announcer Dick Bremer went to high school in the town of Staples (pop. 2,981), which is in both Todd and Wadena counties.
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