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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
*[http://www.dakotahistory.org/intro/home.asp Dakota County Historical Society]
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*[http://www.dakotahistory.org/intro/home.asp Dakota County Historical Society]
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*[http://www.co.dakota.mn.us/LeisureRecreation/CountyLibraries/HoursLocations/default.htm Dakota County Libraries]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==

Revision as of 23:42, 18 February 2009

United States > Minnesota > Dakota County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1849--Dakota County was created 27 October 1849 from unorganized territory.  County seat: Hastings [1]

  • For a brief history of how Dakota County was named, click here. Then select Dakota County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Apple Valley | Burnsville | Coates | Eagan | Farmington | Hampton | Hastings | Inver Grove Heights
Lakeville | Lilydale | Mendota | Mendota Heights | Miesville | New Trier | Northfield | Randolph
Rosemount | South St. Paul | Sunfish Lake | Vermillion | West St. Paul

Townships

Castle Rock | Douglas | Empire Township |Eureka | Greenvale | Hampton | Marshan | Nininger | Ravenna
Sciota | Vermillion | Waterford

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries


Censuses

Church

  • Catholic Church Records for Dakota County    The Dakota Historical Society has microfilmed all the records of all the Catholic Churches in Dakota County.  Use the searchable index to find baptism, marriage and death records.

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

  • Dakota Historical Society    Interactive map of Dakota Co. townships and villages.  Click on a township and read its brief history.
  • Dakota Historical Society    Interactive map of Dakota County historical sites.  Click on the map to read details of the historical sites.

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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