Minden is a small town in Iowa, (Pottawattamie County), USA. According to the census 2010 the population was 599. Noteworthy, it has a post office since 1875. By visiting the cemetary visitors notice the many German names. Our editors visited Minden, Iowa, since they recently were in Minden, Germany, which they believe is the origin of the name Minden. Minden, Germany, is a small city, but with a long history and it sounds plausible that people from Minden, Germany, came to the USA and settled, among other Minden cities in the USA, here in Minden Iowa.