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Polk County, Minnesota

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Polk County, Minnesota

Welcome to the Polk County, Minnesota project page!

Polk county was named after the country's 11th president, James K. Polk, who on March 3, 1849, signed the Congressional act organizing the Minnesota Territory. The county was formed on July 20, 1858 and formally organized in 1872-73.[1]

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Maps and Boundaries

  • Marshall County (north)
  • Pennington County (northeast)
  • Red Lake County (northeast)
  • Clearwater County (east)
  • Mahnomen County (southeast)
  • Norman County (south)
  • Traill County, North Dakota (southwest)
  • Grand Forks County, North Dakota (west)

Communities

Cities

Beltrami
Climax
Crookston (county seat)
East Grand Forks
Erskine
Fertile
Fisher
Fosston
Gully
Lengby
McIntosh
Mentor
Nielsville
Trail
Winger

Townships

Andover Township
Angus Township
Badger Township
Belgium Township
Brandsvold Township
Brandt Township
Brislet Township
Bygland Township
Chester Township
Columbia Township
Crookston Township
Eden Township
Esther Township
Euclid Township
Fairfax Township
Fanny Township
Farley Township
Fisher Township
Garden Township
Garfield Township
Gentilly Township
Godfrey Township
Grand Forks Township
Grove Park-Tilden Township
Gully Township
Hammond Township
Helgeland Township
Higdem Township
Hill River Township
Hubbard Township
Huntsville Township
Johnson Township
Kertsonville Township
Keystone Township
King Township
Knute Township
Lessor Township
Liberty Township
Lowell Township
Nesbit Township
Northland Township
Onstad Township
Parnell Township
Queen Township
Reis Township
Rhinehart Township
Roome Township
Rosebud Township
Russia Township
Sandsville Township
Scandia Township
Sletten Township
Sullivan Township
Tabor Township
Tynsid Township
Vineland Township
Winger Township
Woodside Township

Records and Resources

Sources

  1. Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 421.




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