Minnesota Counties  Information

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  • Population: 16,202

  • 12 properties listed on National Register of Historic Places

  • Northern Pacific Depot

  • Patrick Casey House

Aitkin County

  • Population: 330,844

  • James J Hill  Reference Library

  • Swan Park

  • Minnehaha Falls

Anoka County

  • Population: 32,504

  • Becker County Museum

  • Detroit Mountain Recreation Area

  • Lake Maud

  • Shady Hollow Flea Market

Becker County

  • Population: 44,442

  • Paul Bunyan & Babe the Blue Ox

  • Headwaters Science Center

  • Watermark Art Center

  • Lake Bemidji

Beltrami County

  • Population: 38,451

  • Cathedral of St. Mary's

  • Sartell Dam

  • Watab River

  • Summerland Family Fun Park

  • Population: 5,269

  • Big Stone National Wildlife Refuge

  • Sioux Historic Park

  • Hartford Beach State Park

  • Population: 64,013

  • Minneopa State Park

  • Blue Earth County Historical Society

  • Mankato Walking Sculpture Garden

  • Williams Nature Center

  • Population: 25,893

  • MN Music Hall of Fame

  • Sleepy Eye Depot Museum

  • Hermann Heights Park

Benton County

Big Stone County

Blue Earth County

Brown County

  • Population: 35,386

  • R.W. Lindholm Service Station

  • Moose Lake State Park

  • Jay Cooke State Park

Carlton County

  • Population: 91,042

  • Paisley Park

  • Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

  • Schram Vineyards Winery & Brewery

  • Coney Island of the West

Carver County

  • Population: 28,56

  • Ski Gull,

  • Foot Hills State Forest

  • Woman Lake

  • Northern Lights Casion

Cass County

  • Population: 12,441

  • Sabin S. Murdock House

  • Lac qui Parle Mission

  • West Central Research & Outreach Center

  • Urjans Iverson House 

Chippewa County

  • Population: 53,887

  • Wild Mountain

  • Interstate Park

  • Wild River State Park

  • Franconia Sculpture Park

  • Osceola & St. Croix Valley Railway

Chisago County

  • Population: 58,999

  • Rourke Art Museum

  • Historical & Cultural Society of Clay County

  • Camp Blanding Mueseum

Clay County

  • Population: 8,695

  • Lake Itasca

  • Mississippi Headwaters State Forest

  • Upper Rice Lake

Clearwater County

  • Population: 5,176

  • Superior Hiking Trail

  • Grand Portage National Monument

  • Grand Portage State Park

  • Lutsen Mountains

Cook County

  • Population: 11,687

  • Jeffers Petroglyphs

  • Bingham Lake

  • Talcot Lake

Cottonwood County

  • Population: 62,500

  • Safari North Wildlife Park LLC

  • North Long Lake

  • Three Bear Waterpark

  • Paul Bunyan Land

Crow Wing County

  • Population: 398,552

  • MN Zoo

  • Cascade Bay Water Parrk

  • Fort Snelling State Park

Dakota County

  • Population: 20,087

  • Valley View Park

  • Martorville Theater Company

  • Oxbow Park & Zollman Zoo

Dodge County

  • Population: 36,009

  • Lake Carlos State Park

  • Andes Tower Hills

  • Carlos Creek Winery

  • Big Ole

  • Legacy of The Lakes Museum

Douglas County

  • Population: 14,553

  • Green Giant Statue Park

  • Jolly Green Giant Statue

  • Bass Lake

  • Walnut Lake State Wildlife Management Area

Faribault County

  • Population: 20,866

  • Mystery Cave

  • Bluffscape Amish Tours

  • Niagara Cave

  • Root River State Trail

  • Peterson Station Museum

  • Cold Water Spring State Preserve

Fillmore County

  • Population: 31,255

  • Fountain Lake

  • Albert Lea Lake

  • Myre-Big Island State Park

  • Freeborn County Historical Museum, Library & Village

Freeborn County

  • Population: 46,183

  • Frontenac State Park

  • Cannon River Winery

  • Gunderson House

  • Aliveo Military Museum

  • Sea Wing Memorial

Goodhue County

  • Population: 6,018

  • Christina Lake

  • Lake Region Threshers Reunion

  • Pomme de Terre Lake

Grant County

  • Population: 1,152,425

  • Mall of America

  • Minnehaha Falls

  • Walker Art Center

  • Mill City Museum

  • Como Park

  • Canterbury Park

Hennepin County

  • Population: 19,027

  • International Owl Center

  • Beaver Creek Valley State Park

  • Root River Valley State Park

Houston County

  • Population: 20,428

  • World's Largest Tiger Muskie

  • Big Sand Lake

  • Evergreen Gifts & Fun Park

  • Paul Bunyan State Forest

Hubbard County

  • Population: 37,816

  • Lory Lake

  • Green Lake

  • Marget Lake State Wildlife Management Area

  • Irving and John Anderson County Park

Isanti County

  • Population: 45,058

  • Judy Garland Museum

  • Forest History Center

  • Children's Discovery Museum

  • Deer Lake

Itasca County

  • Population: 10,266

  • Fort Belmont

  • Round Lake Vineyards & Winery

  • Loon Lake

Jackson County

  • Population: 16,239

  • Rum River State Forest

  • Pomroy Lake

  • Lake Full of Fish

  • Ann River Winery

Kanabec County

  • Population: 42,239

  • Glacial Ridge Winery

  • Big Kahuna Fun Park

  • Big Kandiyohi Lake

  • Kandiyohi County Historical Society 

Kandiyohi County

  • Population: 4,552

  • Kittson County Veterans Memorial

  • Kittson Co Historical Museum

Kittson County

  • Population: 13,311

  • Smokey Bear Park

  • Voyageurs National Park

  • Koochiching County Historical Museum and Broko Nagurski Museum

Koochiching County

  • Population: 7,259

  • Big Stone National Wildlife Refuge

  • Camp Release State Monument

  • Lac qui Parle Reservoir 

Lac qui Parle County

  • Population: 10,866

  • Split Rock Lighthouse

  • Gooseberry Falls

  • Baptism River

  • Palisade Head

  • Superior National Forest

  • Population: 4,045

  • Fort St. Charles Historic Site

  • Lake-Woods County Museum

  • Zippel Bay

  • Garden Island State Recreation Area

Lake County

Lake of the Woods County

  • Population: 27,703

  • Ney Nature Center

  • Linnaeus Arboretum

  • W.W. Mayo House

  • Hillstrom Museum of Art

  • Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery

Le Sueur County

  • Population: 5,896

  • Ash Lake

  • Lake Hendricks

  • Hole in the Mountain County Park

Lincoln County

  • Population: 25,857

  • Wheels Across the Prairie Museum 

  • Rock Lake

  • Marshall Aquatic Center

  • Camden State Park

Lyon County

  • Population: 36,651

  • Lake Todd

  • McLeod County Veterans Memorial Park

  • Dakota Rail Trail

  • Belle Lake

McLeod County

  • Population: 5,413

  • Shooting Star Casino

  • Warren Lake

  • South Twin Lake

  • Tulaby Lake

  • White Earth Lake

Mahnomen County

  • Population: 9,439

  • Mud Lake

  • Middle River

  • Big Woods

  • Agassiz National Wildlife Refuge

Marshall County

  • Population: 20,840

  • Fairmont Aquatic Park

  • Martin County Historical Society

  • Budd Lake

  • Gomsrud Park

Martin County

  • Population: 23,300

  • Milner Winery

  • World's Largest Ball of Twine

  • Lake Ripley

  • Greenleaf Lake State Rec Area

Meeker County

  • Population: 26,097

  • Mille Lacs Indian Museum

  • DeCorsa Vineyard & Farm Winery LLC

  • Mille Lacs Kathio State Park

  • Mille Lacs National Wildlife Refuge

Mille Lacs County

  • Population: 33,198

  • MN Military Museum

  • Charles Lindbergh House and Museum

  • MN Fishing Museum and Hall of Fame

  • Pine Grove Zoo

  • Shamineau Lake

Morrison County

  • Population: 39,163

  • SPAM® Museum

  • Buffy The Cow

  • Jay C Hormel Nature Center

  • Austin Park & Recreation

Mower County

  • Population: 8,725

  • End-O-Line Railroad Park and Museum

  • Bloody Lake

  • Current Lake

  • Slaughter Slough

  • Painted Prairie Vineyard

Murray County

  • Population: 32,727

  • Fort Ridgely

  • Hillstrom Museum of Art

  • Oakleaf Lake

  • Seven Mile Creek County Park

  • Mount Kato Ski Area

Nicollet County

  • Population: 21,378

  • Pioneer Village

  • Spomer Classic

  • St. Adrian Catholic Rectory

  • Olson Park

Nobles County

  • Population: 6,852

  • Home Lake

  • Frenchmans Bluff

  • Agassiz Dunes Scientific & Natural Area

Norman County

  • Population: 144,248

  • Oxbow Park & Zollman Zoo

  • Mayowood Mansion

  • Quarry Hill Nature Center

  • Soldiers Field Veterans Memorial

  • MN Children's Museum

Olmsted County

  • Population: 57,303

  • Inspiration Peak

  • Rush Lake

  • Pelican Lake

  • Devils Lake

  • Crystal Lake

Otter Tail County

  • Population: 13,930

  • Thief River Falls Public Library

  • Red River Trail: Goose Lake Swamp Section

  • Minneapolis, St. Paul and Sault Ste. Marie Depot

Pennington County

  • Population: 29,750

  • Snake River Fur Post

  • Grand Casino Hinckley

  • St. Croix State Park

  • The Wildcat Sanctuary

  • Hinckley Fire Museum

Pine County

  • Population: 144,248

  • Oxbow Park & Zollman Zoo

  • Mayowood Mansion

  • Quarry Hill Nature Center

  • Soldiers Field Veterans Memorial

  • MN Children's Museum

Pipeston County

  • Population: 31,600

  • Grape Mill Vineyard & Winery

  • Rydell National Wildlife Refuge

  • Sherlock Park

  • Maple Lake

Polk County

  • Population: 10,995

  • Barsness Park

  • Lake Minnewaska

  • Knapp Memorial Park

  • Pope County Museum - Historical

Pope County

  • Population: 508,640

  • Como Park Zoo & Conservatory

  • Science Museum of Minnesota

  • Cathedral of Saint Paul

  • Bell Museum

  • Minnesota History Center

  • James J. Hill House

Ramsey County

  • Population: 4,089

  • Moran State Wildlife Management Area

  • Red Lake County Courthouse

  • Clearwater Evangelical Lutheran Church

Red Lake County

  • Population: 16,059

  • Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum

  • Jackpot Junction Casino Hotel

  • Lower Sioux Agency

  • Sod House on the Prairie

  • Ramsey Falls

Redwood County

  • Population: 15,730

  • Birch Coulee Battlefield

  • Lake Allie Park

  • Skalbekken County Park

  • Giant Corn Gazebo

Renville County

  • Population: 64,142

  • River Bend Nature Center

  • Hidden Falls

  • Cowling Arboretum

  • Goodsell Observatory

  • Northfield Historical Society

Rice County

  • Population: 9,687

  • Brandenburg Gallery

  • The Hinkly House Museum

  • Tough the Sky Prairie

  • Luverne City Park

Rock County

  • Population: 15,629

  • Waters of the Dancing Sky Scenic Byway

  • Tallgrass Aspen Parkland

  • The Shed

  • Beltrami Island

Roseau County

  • Population: 200,226

  • Glensheen

  • Canal Park

  • Aerial Lift Bridge

  • North Shore Scenic Railroad

  • Great Lake Aquarium

Saint Louis County

  • Population: 129,928

  • Valleyfair

  • Canterbury Park

  • Trail of Terror

  • Lakefront Park

  • Mystic Lake Casino Hotel

Scott County

  • Population: 88,499

  • Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge

  • Sand Dunes State Forest

  • Youth Athletic Complex

  • Lake Maria State Park

  • Oliver Kelley Farm

Sherburne County

  • Population: 15,226

  • Kerfoot Canopy Tour

  • Erin Lake

  • Joseph R. Brown Minnesota River Center

  • Ney Nature Center

  • Rush River County Park

Sibley County

  • Population: 150,624

  • Hill Museum & Manuscript Library

  • Hemker Park & Zoo

  • Saint Benedict's Monastery

  • Stearns History Museum

Stearns County

  • Population: 36,576

  • The Reptile & Amphibian Discovery Zoo

  • Mineral Springs Park

  • River Springs Water Park

Steele County

  • Population: 9,726

  • Stevens County Historical Society & Museum

  • Pomme de Terre Park

  • Harstad Slough

Stevens County

  • Population: 9,783

  • Marsh Lake

  • Artichoke Lake

  • St. Francis Catholic Church

Swift County

  • Population: 24,895

  • Chain of Lakes

  • Little Sauk Lake

  • Christ the King Catholic Church

  • Dower Lake

  • Eagle Mountain Resort

Todd County

  • Population: 3,558

  • Sam Brown Memorial State Wayside

  • Reservation Dam

  • Lake Traverse

Traverse County

  • Population: 21,676

  • Bruegger Park

  • Wabasha Bridge

  • Beach Park

  • LARK Toys

  • Coffee Mill Ski Area

Wabasha County

  • Population: 13,843

  • Huntersville State Forest

  • Sunnybrook Park

  • Crow Wing Chain of Lakes

Wadena County

  • Population: 19,136

  • Lake Elysian

  • Trowbridge Park

  • Loon Lake

  • Waseca Water Park

  • Bray Park & Campground

Waseca County

  • Population: 238,136

  • Lake Elmo Park Reserve

  • Lake Elmo Park Reserve

  • Carpenter Nature Center

  • Saint Croix Vineyards

Washington County

  • Population: 11,211

  • Saint James Lake

  • Voss Park

  • Cedar Park

Watonwan County

  • Population: 6,576

  • Chahinkapa Zoo

  • Ringling Brothers Circus

  • Red Door Art Gallery

  • Fort Abercrombie

  • World's Largest Prairie Chicken

Wilkin County

  • Population: 51,461

  • Watkins Heritage Museum & Gift Shop

  • Polish Cultural Institute & Museum

  • Pickwick Mill

  • Minnesota Marine Art Museum

Winona County

  • Population: 124,700

  • Lake Maria State Park

  • Buffalo Lake

  • Bertram Chain of Lakes Regional Park

  • Lake Charlotte

Wright County

  • Population: 10,438

  • Fagen Fighters WWII Museum

  • Andrew J. Volstead House Museum

  • Sorlien Park

  • Minnesota's Machinery Museum

Yellow Medicine County