St Louis County, Minnesota 

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I do not live in Minnesota, but have roots deep in her soil.
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I can be reached using this email link: Martha


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Brief History of St Louis CountySaint Louis County was founded on February 20, 1855, as Doty County, and had its name changed to Newton County on March 3, 1855. It originally consisted of the area east and south of the Saint Louis River, while the area east of the Vermilion River and north of the Saint Louis River was part of Superior County. Superior County was renamed Saint Louis County. Then on March 1, 1856, that Saint Louis County became Lake County, and Newton County was renamed Saint Louis County and had that eastern area added to it; it was also expanded westward by incorporating parts of Itasca County, which then also included most of Carlton County. On May 23, 1857, Saint Louis County took its current shape when Carlton County was formed from parts of Saint Louis and Pine Counties.
Townships in St Louis County
1916 Township Plat Map & Interactive Map of Minnesota
St Louis County's Neighbors:
Aitkin County MN, Carlton County MN, Douglas County WI
Itasca County MN, Koochiching County MN, Lake County MN

"The Fine Print"
St Louis County
Coordinator: Martha A Crosley Graham

Co-State Coordinators: Shirley Cullum & Tim Stowell

Assistant State Coordinator: Karen De Groote
For information about adopting a Minnesota County, please contact Shirley or Tim

Online Continuously since 1996
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This Site Updated: 9 March 2016
With Thanks to Shirley Solem [1928-2011] and Jan Cortez for their dedication to the MN GenWeb Project