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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
 
*Created 18 March 1858 from the Indian lands.
 
  
 
*[[Mahnomen County, Minnesota|Mahnomen]] County was set off 27 Dec 1806.
 
*[[Mahnomen County, Minnesota|Mahnomen]] County was set off 27 Dec 1806.
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
*none, originally the Indian lands.
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'''1858--'''Becker County was created from Cass and Pembina Counties.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Detroit Lakes <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
==Places/Localities==
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====Populated Places====
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== Places/Localities ==
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==== Populated Places ====
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'''Cities:''' Audubon . Callaway . Detroit Lakes . Frazee . Lake Park . Ogema . Wolf Lake  
 
'''Cities:''' Audubon . Callaway . Detroit Lakes . Frazee . Lake Park . Ogema . Wolf Lake  
  
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== Cities, Townships and Communities  ==
 
== Cities, Townships and Communities  ==
 
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=201192&subject_disp=Minnesota%2C+Becker&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=201192&subject_disp=Minnesota%2C+Becker&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]  
 
*[http://www.mnbecker.org/ The Becker County MNGenWeb Project], an member of [[MNGenWeb|The MNGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].
 
*[http://www.mnbecker.org/ The Becker County MNGenWeb Project], an member of [[MNGenWeb|The MNGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
 
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[[Category:Becker_County,_Minnesota]]
 
[[Category:Becker_County,_Minnesota]]

Revision as of 17:20, 9 October 2008

United States > Minnesota > Becker County

County Courthouse

"Bring It All Together"

"Welcome to Becker County"

Courthouse

931 Lake Ave

Detroit Lakes, MN 56502

218-846-7201

History

  • Mahnomen County was set off 27 Dec 1806.

Parent County

1858--Becker County was created from Cass and Pembina Counties.  County seat: Detroit Lakes [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities: Audubon . Callaway . Detroit Lakes . Frazee . Lake Park . Ogema . Wolf Lake

Townships: Atlanta . Audubon . Burlington . Callaway . Carsonville . Cormorant . Cuba . Detroit . Eagle View . Erie . Evergreen . Forest . Green Valley . Hamden . Height of Land . Holmesville . Lake Eunice . Lake Park . Lake View . Maple Grove . Osage . Pine Point . Riceville . Richwood . Round Lake . Runeberg . Savannah . Shell Lake . Silver Lake . Spring Creek . Spruce Grove . Sugar Bush . Toad Lake . Two Inlets . Walworth . White Earth . Wolf Lake

Communities: Elbow Lake . Oak Lake . Pine Point . Ponsford . Snellman . White Earth

Neighboring Counties

Clay | Clearwater | Hubbard | Mahnomen | Norman | Otter Tail | Wadena

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Cities, Townships and Communities

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).