- Barnesville City / Township -

Barnesville township was named after its railway village, which was established in 1874 by George S. Barnes. George was born in Vermont in 1840. Moving to Clay County in 1871, he was a farmer and wheat merchant, who owned and managed a very large farm near Glyndon and died there 28 November 1912. The village was incorporated on 4 November 1881 and received its charter as a city on 4 April 1889.

Barnesville Township 1916 Map/Landowners
Township 137, Ranges 45/46
County 1916 Township Maps/Landowners
Postmasters in Clay County through 1920's - Includes Barnesville
Railroad Stations - Clay County - Past/Current/Pictures - Includes Barnesville
What's Happening, Barnesville Minnesota - Facebook
Barnesville Website
A Guide to Barnesville Community
Barnesville Public Schools
City of Barnesville Minnesota Government - Facebook
Photo - Railroad Station