Lake County, Minnesota

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Lake County, Minnesota

Welcome to the Lake County, Minnesota project page!

Lake County was founded on February 20, 1855, as Superior County, though its name was changed on March 3, of that year to Saint Louis County. On March 1, 1856, Saint Louis County became Lake County, while Newton County to the west was renamed Saint Louis County. [1]

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Maps and Boundaries

  • Rainy River District, Ontario (north)
  • Cook County (east)
  • Ashland County, Wisconsin (southeast)
  • Bayfield County, Wisconsin (south)
  • Douglas County, Wisconsin (south)
  • Saint Louis County (west)



  • Beaver Bay
  • Silver Bay
  • Two Harbors (county seat)


  • Beaver Bay Township
  • Crystal Bay Township
  • Fall Lake Township
  • Silver Creek Township
  • Stony River Township

Records and Resources


  1. "Lake County, Minnesota." Gray County Texas Genealogy and History - Presented by Genealogy Trails. Accessed September 02, 2018.

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