Rice county real estate from Carnel & Co
Realtors offers a variety of Multi-family
investment property, commercial
property and hobby
farms in the communities of Rice County, Minnesota. Listings
of homes, lots and acreage are available for most of the cities
and towns within Rice County from our residential
homes page or via our online
mls property search.
Located in central Minnesota, Rice County is predominantly
wooded prairie land. The two largest cities in Rice County
are Faribault and Northfield. The cities of Faribault and
Northfield comprise slightly less than three quarters of the
County's total taxable value.
The first time that the Minnesota territorial legislature
assembled was in St. Paul during the winter of 1849. At the
direction of Governor Ramsey, the Minnesota territory was
divided into districts. By this time, white settlers were
in what is now known as Rice County. A portion of what is
now know as Rice County was eventually created by the territorial
legislature on March 05, 1853.
Rice County was named for Henry Mower Rice was born in Vermont
in 1817. He worked as a fur trader in his early years, later
contributing to his success in helping the government to work
with the Native American Indians in treaty negotiations. The
county was named after him when he became the counties first
Government Services Building
320 N. W. 3rd Street
Faribault, MN 55021
Faribault: (507) 332-6100 | Lonsdale: (507)
744-5185 | Northfield: (507) 645-9576
(M-F) 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Rice County is located in Central Minnesota approximately
30 miles south of Minneapolis and St. Paul.
Carnel & Co/Realtors is the Real
Estate team that can assist you in finding a Hobby
Farm, Land or Acreage,
or Residential Homes.
We would love to assist you in finding your own little piece
of the world in Rice County.