The New International Encyclopædia/Montevideo (Minnesota)
MON'TEVID'EO. A village and the county-seat of Chippewa County, Minn., 130 miles west of Minneapolis; at the confluence of the Minnesota and Chippewa rivers, and on the Chicago, Milwaukee and Saint Paul Railroad (Map: Minnesota, C 6) . It has a public library, a State high school, and Windom Institute (Congregational), and a public hall building that cost $20,000. The industrial establishments include several grain elevators, flouring mills, cheese factories, and a creamery. There is in the vicinity a fine monument which marks the surrender of the Sioux chief Little Crow in the Indian outbreak of 1862. Population, in 1890, 1437; in 1900, 2146.