Libraries (Houston County)

Caledonia Public Library

231 E. Main St.
Caledonia, MN 55921-1321
Phone: (507) 725-2671
Web Address:


Hokah Public Library

Mailing Address: P. O. Box 503
Location: 57 Main St.
Hokah, MN 55941
Phone: (507) 894-2665
Web Address:

Houston Public Library

133 S. Grant St.
Houston, MN 55943
Phone: (507) 896-7323
Web Address:

La Crescent Public Library

321 Main St.
La Crescent, MN 55947
Phone: (507) 895-4047
Web Address:
Hours: Monday & Tuesday 10:00 a.m.—6:00 p.m., Wednesday & Thursday 10:00 a.m.—8:00 p.m., Friday 10:00 a.m.—6:00 p.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m.

Resources Available:

Books & Other Published Materials

They Chose Minnesota: A Survey of the States Ethnic Groups, edited by June Drenning Holmquist

Houston County Veterans Memorial Dedication Ceremony (VHS) Nov. 11, 2000

Houston County Veterans Memorial

Now and Then by Sumner Sheldon (1999)

County Histories & Biographical Sketches

History of Houston County (1919)

Houston County History (compiled by the Houston Co. Historical Society, 1982)

Newspapers published in Houston County

La Crescent: Houston County News (1968-present)

La Crescent Cooperator (1891-1982)

La Crescent Echo (1963-1967)

Patrol Weekly (1888-1889)

Rural Minnesota News (1989-1993)

Times (1950-1954)

Times-Hokah Chief (1953-1963)

Plat maps and atlases

Houston County: 1958, 1965, 1980

Atlas of Houston County (no date)

FHP Rural America: Houston County, Minnesota, farm & home plat & directory (no date)


La Crescent Middle & High School Lance (1981-present)

Spring Grove Public Library

Viking Memorial Park
Mailing Address: P. O. Box 156
Location: 115 E. Main St.
Spring Grove, MN 55974
Phone: (507) 498-5800
Web Address: