The county of Rice is located in Minnesota and was founded in 1853title=Minnesota Place Names. There are 65,622 residents in Rice who have access to courthouses in Faribault. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. Minnesota is part of the 8th federal circuit court as well.
There are 23,352 residents in Faribault, which is 15.7 square miles and 994ft above sea level. It was settled in 1855 and is governed by a local government.