The county of Yellow Medicine is located in Minnesota and was founded in 1871title=Minnesota Place Names. There are 9,935 residents in Yellow Medicine who have access to courthouses in Granite Falls. 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 2,897 residents in Granite Falls, which is 3.8 square miles and 919ft above sea level.