Welcome to the Family Genealogy/History Pages for Anoka County, Minnesota

Courtesy of Rootsweb and the USGenWeb

How can you help? We need Volunteer County Coordinators: Check out the MINNESOTA GENWEB PROJECT and we need  Volunteers to contribute Information and help expand the Minnesota Archives.

To view Anoka County SURNAMES submitted before May 1, 1998
To submit a QUERY
To request a LOOKUP  
To select another MINNESOTA COUNTY         
To search the Archives Search USGenWeb Archives
To see Archive files for Anoka County Archives

Information on Anoka County
Anoka County is located in east central Minnesota, just north/northwest of the Minneapolis/ St.Paul area.
Anoka County was organized in 1857.
The city of "Anoka"  (1878) is the County seat and is known as "The Halloween Capital of the World" because it is believed that in 1920 Anoka held the first "Halloween Festival".

Click here for an image of an 1895 Map of Anoka County and a few of the surrounding Counties. Thank you Michael. April 8, 1998  Courtesy of Michael Andrews.
(more history to come, keep checking)

Cities and Townships of Anoka County--1997

Andover, Anoka, Bethel, Blaine, Burns Township, Centerville, Circle Pines, Columbia Heights, Columbus Township, Coon Rapids, East Bethel, Fridley, Ham Lake, Hilltop, Lexington, Lino Lakes, Linwood, Oak Grove, Ramsey, Spring Lake Park, St. Francis

Here's some addresses and meetings that may be of use:

Anoka County Historical Society
Anoka County Genealogical Society
*** Click here for the list of meetings:  ACGS Meetings***

are now located at:
Anoka County History Center and Library
2135 3rd Ave N
Anoka, MN 55303

History Center and Library Hours are:
Tuesday--10 am to 8 pm
Wed. thru Friday 10 am to 5 pm
Saturday 10 am to 4 pm.
***Family Tree Maker is now loaded on a PC at the Library ***

***Anoka County Courthouse***
325 East Main Street
Anoka, MN 55303

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Anoka County Links - MORE coming soon!

Anoka County Genealogical Society - These pages offer insite to the Anoka County Genealogical Society. There are also resources available for sale through this site.

Anoka County Historical Society  - These pages offer insite to the Anoka County Historical Society.

Park Books Minnesota County by County - "A" - items related to Anoka Co published by Park Books (Click Shop Online, then click a category)

Genealogy and Family Links

Vonda's Genealogy Pages -Great site--Great links--Check it out

The Tombstone Transcription Project -a site with listing of tombstone inscriptions of cemeteries in the US. This is a USGenweb Project and volunteers are needed.

Betlach Family History - descendant charts and family group sheets for the Betlach family and all my related families plus photos.

  My name is Terri and I am the person currently responsible for Anoka County page. If you would like to contribute your information (surnames/lookup sources) to this page, please let me know. I would like to see lots of volunteers to do lookups. I'll list you on my lookup page if you own resources and would be willing to help others via email or US mail, please contact Terri.
Or if you would like to host another available Minnesota county, please contact the MNState Coordinator .
Please email me if you have any difficulty with any of the email addresses or links in the Anoka County pages, Terri
The MinnesotaGenWeb Project
In March and April, 1996, a group of genealogists organized the Kentucky Comprehensive Genealogy Database. The idea was to provide a single entry point for all counties in Kentucky, where collected databases would be stored. In addition, the databases would be indexed and cross-linked, so that even if an individual were found in more than one county, they could be located in the index. This lead to the USGenWeb of which Minnesota is a proud to be a part of.

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