Largest Cities in Wright County 1920 1) BUFFALO1,460 2) DELANO1,031 3) MONTICELLO 858 4) COKATO 749 5) HOWARD LAKE 629
Largest Cities in Wright County 1920 1) BUFFALO1,460 2) DELANO1,031 3) MONTICELLO 858 4) COKATO 749 5) HOWARD LAKE 629 6) ANNANDALE 624 7) MAPLE LAKE 522 8) WAVERLY 460 9) MONTROSE 312 10) CLEARWATER 311 11) ROCKFORD 257 12) HANOVER 182 13) SMITH LAKE 180
Major Factors Influencing Wright County Settlement in 1920 Railroads continued to be dominant form of transportation technology –St. Michael remained a small town with no RR Water power is less important as electricity becomes common Urbanization becoming a force –People increasingly moving to cities Farming was increasingly mechanized –Fewer farmers needed/farms got larger Dairy farming had become countys major agricultural activity Creameries, resorts, lumber were countys major industries
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