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Our Genealogy collection includes materials on Redwood and Renville Counties,
the city of Redwood Falls and other communities within Redwood County, as well
as local resources for Native American Genealogy. Our microfilm collection
includes all available films for newspapers published in Redwood Falls. We also
have several rolls of local census reports for both Redwood and Renville counties.
encourage you to stop by the Redwood Falls Public Library to do
research. Both microfilm copies and photocopies are 20¢ per page. If
you are unable to visit the Library to do your own research, Staff can
search for a specific event with a specific date for a fee. Our
newspaper collection is not indexed and we do not have the resources to
search through a broad range of dates.
$5.00 for one request
$10.00 for a half hour of research
$20.00 for one hour of research (with a limit of one hour maximum research)
Requests can be accepted via postal mail or email.
Mailing address: 509 South Lincoln Street, Redwood Falls MN 56283
include a self-addressed stamped envelope when possible and mark your
correspondence with “Genealogy and Local History”. You may wish to use
our Genealogy and Local History Request Form with your submission.
Resources available at the Redwood Falls Public Library:
Recommended additional resources:
(Compiled by the Redwood Falls Public Library)
- Ellis Island
Search for passengers entering the Port of New York through Ellis Island from
- Castle Garden
Search for passengers entering the Port of New York through Castle Garden form 1820-1913.
Search for European towns and villages.
The oldest and largest FREE genealogy website.
Genealogy website that requires membership to view resources.
- Cyndi's List
An index of genealogical sources available on the Internet.
- Family Search
Family history site of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
- National Archives and Records Administration
Genealogy research page on the Website of the National Archives.
- U.S. GenWeb Project
A volunteer-based project providing free websites for genealogical research in every country and every state of the U.S.
- Minnesota Vital Records
A site that tells you how and where to obtain Minnesota vital Records.
- Minnesota Reflections
A Website with over 10,000 images and documents shared by over sixty cultural heritage organizations across the state.
509 S Lincoln St
Redwood Falls, MN 56283
Monday - Thursday
10 AM to 8 PM
10 AM to 5 PM
10 AM to 2 PM
(Sept. - May)
City of Redwood Falls
County of Redwood
Redwood Falls Gazette
Redwood Area Schools
Early Childhood Resources
Internal Revenue Service
MN Department of Revenue