Blue Earth was platted in 1856. The city took its name from the Blue Earth River which surrounds the town. The river was given the Dakota name “Mahka-to” (meaning Blue Earth) for the blue-black clay found in the river banks.
Contact our Blue Earth stations:
705 Leland Parkway, P.O. Box 278, Blue Earth, MN 56013
507-526-2181 • [email protected]