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Lake County History

This page last updated:  Tuesday, 03 April 2012 07:16:53

The County Seat of Lake County is Two Harbors.

Lake County was first created in 1855.  It first was named Superior, then it was named St. Louis, then renamed  last but not least Lake County in 1856.

Lake County is located in northeastern Minnesota, with Lake Superior as its southern border.  Neighboring Minnesota counties include: Cook county to the east, and St. Louis county to the west.  The Canadian Province of Ontario is its northern neighbor.  Most of Lake County is surrounded by the Superior National Forest, and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.

Lake County covers 2,099 square miles and the cities and towns, and communities include:  Alger, Avoy, Baptism Crossing, Beaver Bay, Beaver Crossing, Bell Harbor, Castle Danger, Cramer, Darby Junction, East Beaver Bay, Finland, Forest Center, Greenwood Junction, Happy Wanderer, Highland, Illgen City, Isabella, Jay See Landing, Jordan, Kelly Landing, Kennedy Landing, Larsmont, Lauren, Lax Lake, Little Marais, London, Manitou Junction, Maple, Marcy, Martin Landing, McDougal Lake, McNair, Murphy City, Nine Mile Lake, Norshor Junction, Prairie Portage, Sawbill Landing, Scott Junction, Section Thirty, Silver Bay, Silver Creek, Silver Rapids, Stewart, Toimi, Two Harbors, Waldo, Wales, Wheeler Landing, White Iron, Whyte and Winter.


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