New Ulm (ˈnjuː_ˈʌlm )is a city in Brown County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 14,120 at the 2020 census. It is the county seat of Brown County. It is located on the triangle of land formed by the confluence of the Minnesota River and the Cottonwood River.
The city is home to the Hermann Heights Monument, Flandrau State Park, the historic August Schell Brewing Company, and the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame. The city is known for its German heritage and its historical sites and landmarks dating back to the US-Dakota War of 1862.
New Ulm is the episcopal see of the Roman Catholic Diocese of New Ulm. The Dakota called New Ulm the "Village on the Cottonwood" or Wachupata.
U.S. Highway 14 and Minnesota State Highways 15 and 68 are three of the main routes in the city.
The city was founded in 1854 by the German Land Company of Chicago. The city was named after the city of Neu-Ulm in the state of Bavaria in southern Germany. Ulm and N