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The city of Green Isle is in Sibley County, in south-central Minnesota. The locality is served by Minnesota Highways 5, 11 and 25. Nearby communities include Arlington, Assumption, Glencoe, Hamburg, Jessenland, Norwood, and Plato. The Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul are about fifty miles northeast, and Mankato is just under fifty miles south of Green Isle. Platted in 1881, the name of Green Isle was chosen by its first settlers, most of whom were from Ireland, known as the Emerald Isle. Maintaining a fairly steady population, ranging from 200 to just under 400 from 1890 to 1990, the city's population has increased by 50% in the last two decades. Located outside the city, Green Isle Township was organized in 1858. Topics related to either the city or the township are appropriate for this category.



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