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== References  ==
 
== References  ==

Revision as of 07:05, 7 January 2011

Template:Minnesota-stubUnited States > Minnesota > Lake County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

  • 1855--Lake County was created 20 February 1855 from Itasca County. The names were changed in 1855 to Newton and St. Louis. Names were changed again in 1856 with St. Louis becoming Lake and Newton becoming St. Louis.

County seat: Two Harbors [1]

  • For a brief history of how Lake County was named, clickhere, then select Lake County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Beaver Bay | Silver Bay | Two Harbors

Townships

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

Unincorporated Communities

Castle Danger | East Beaver Bay | Finland | Illgen City | Isabella | Knife River | Larsmont | Lax Lake | Little Marais | Murphy City

Unorganized

Lake No. 1 |  Lake No. 2


Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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).