Settled in 1881 by German Catholics, this town was originally named Marienfeld. It is the Martin County seat and was organized in 1884. The town's name changed in 1890 to honor Abraham Lincoln's Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton.
The Old Martin County Jail can be viewed by appointment. Call 432/756-2231 to schedule. 209 North Saint Peter.
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