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Its county seat is Bemidji.
Portions of the Leech Lake and Red Lake Indian reservations are in the county.
Beltrami County was named after the Italian count Beltrami, an early explorer of the area. In 1887 Beltrami County
was part of one of the state s original nine counties, Becker County. The legislature authorized the creation of
Beltrami County in 1893 with 137 townships.
Nineteen townships were given to Roseau County in 1895, reducing Beltrami County to 118 full and 37 fractional
townships. On May 17, 1897, Beltrami County was fully organized with Bemidji as the county seat.
In 1902, Clearwater County was created by vote of the residents of Beltrami County. Twenty-eight full and two fractional
townships went to the new county.
On January 1, 1923, Lake of the Woods County was created.
Grant Valley Township
Maple Ridge Township
Moose Lake Township
Port Hope Township
Spruce Grove Township
Sugar Bush Township
Ten Lake Township
Turtle Lake Township
Turtle River Township
Upper Red Lake
Lower Red Lake
Little Rock CDP
Red Lake CDP
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