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Things to do: wineries, trails
Cannon Falls is a city in Goodhue County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 4,083 at the 2010 census. Located along U.S. Route 52 to the southeast of the Twin Cities, Cannon Falls may be best known as the home of Pachyderm Studio, where many famous musicians have recorded their music. Nirvana is probably the best known band to use the site. The group recorded In Utero at the studio.Cannon Falls is named for the falls along the Cannon River and serves as the western trailhead for the Cannon Valley Trail. Colonel William J. Colvill, a hero of the Battle of Gettysburg, is buried in the Cannon Falls Cemetery. Two American presidents have visited the city. The first, Calvin Coolidge, visited in 1928 to dedicate the memorial erected in honor of Colonel Colvill. The second, Barack Obama, visited on August 15, 2011, to kick off the first day of his campaign for a second term.HistoryCannon Falls was platted in 1855. A post office was established as Cannon River Falls in 1855, and the name of the post office was shortened to Cannon Falls in 1889. Cannon Falls was incorporated as a city in 1905.GeographyAccording to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.45sqmi, of which 4.35sqmi is land and 0.10sqmi is water. U.S. Highway 52, State Highway 19, and State Highway 20 are three of the main routes in the city.
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