Our communities

One county, fifteen towns

Kandiyohi County is made up of 15 towns with a total population of about 42,000 people. Come see what we have to offer!

Willmar Public Schools and New London-Spicer Public Schools serve the majority of the students within Kandiyohi County.


Spiritual growth for the individual and the community is available in many different houses of worship throughout Kandiyohi County.

Places to Worship

Special events funding opportunity

Do you have an event coming up that takes place in the Willmar Lakes Area and that brings in people from outside of Kandiyohi County? The Willmar Lakes Area Convention & Visitors Bureau has a Special Events Grant that might be able to help you with the marketing and promotion of your event. Find out more by clicking “Apply Here” below.

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A Rich History

Learn all about history of the Willmar Lakes Area communities by visiting our many historical landmarks and museums throughout the county. If you’re looking a one-stop-shop, then we suggest visiting the Kandiyohi County Historical Museum. Not only are they a hub of all history related to our beautiful county, but they also have a research library, tourist information, and a gift shop!

Historical Sites        Museums in the Area