Mille Lacs County, Minnesota

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Mille Lacs County, Minnesota

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Mille Lacs County, Minnesota (Map It) was created on May 23, 1857 (Organized in 1860) from Ramsey County. The county was named for Mille Lacs Lake. Mille Lacs is French for "a thousand lakes", in reference to the region known by voyageurs and traders to contain a large number of lakes.[1]

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Maps and Boundaries

  • Aitkin County (north)
  • Kanabec County (northeast)
  • Isanti County (southeast)
  • Sherburne County (south)
  • Benton County (southwest)
  • Morrison County (west)
  • Crow Wing County (northwest)



  • Bock
  • Foreston
  • Isle (Chi-minising)
  • Milaca (county seat)
  • Onamia
  • Pease
  • Princeton (partly in Sherburne County)
  • Wahkon


  • Bogus Brook Township
  • Borgholm Township
  • Bradbury Township
  • Dailey Township
  • East Side Township
  • Greenbush Township
  • Hayland Township
  • Isle Harbor Township
  • Kathio Township
  • Lewis Township
  • Milaca Township
  • Milo Township
  • Mudgett Township
  • Onamia Township
  • Page Township
  • Princeton Township
  • South Harbor Township

Records and Resources


  1. "Mille Lacs County, Minnesota Genealogy Guide." Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness. Accessed September 03, 2018.

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