Watkins is a town of 962 people located in northern Meeker County along Highway 55 west of Kimball and east of Eden Valley. It was established in the 1870s and has had a post office since 1887. To help tell the story of Watkins I was joined by longtime Watkins residents Frank Eder and Jerry Oster and current Mayor Christopher Rowan.
Watkins is a small town in northern Meeker County in Central Minnesota with a population of 962. The town is incorporated and has had a post office since 1887. Watkins is west of Kimball and east of Eden Valley located along Highway 55.