— The City of Wabasso was founded in the year 1900.
— Wabasso is located in Redwood County on Highways 68 and 6.
— The name “Wabasso” is an Indian word that means “White Rabbits.”
— Wabasso residents are proud of their location in “The Heart Of Redwood County.”
— General Pershing, in charge of US troops during World War One, came to Wabasso around the time of the war and gave a speech to help with the war effort.
— The Mayor of Wabasso is Carol Atkins.
— The City Council includes Steve Burns, Rachel Ingebretson, Wade McKittrick, and Carole Remiger.
–KNUJ Farm Families include Goblirsch Dairy (2015) and Tom and Devonn Zeug (2016).
WABASSO–Festivals & Events
— The Wabasso Lions Club’s annual summer barbeque became a full-fledged festival starting in 2006. The fun-filled day includes live music, dancing, softball and baseball tournaments, threshing bees, carnival rides, and more. The annual event takes place in mid-July, and in recent years has been called the “Wabasso Lions All-Fest.”