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County Information

Founded May 23, 1857
Named for Crow Wing River
Seat: Brainerd
Largest city: Brainerd

There are about 417 recognized lakes within this county, and the main body of water is the Crow Wing River, for which the county is named. The river got its name from an island in the river that was shaped like the wing of a crow.


Cities
* Baxter * Brainerd * Breezy Point * Crosby * Crosslake * Cuyuna * Deerwood
* Emily * Fifty Lakes * Fort Ripley * Garrison * Ironton * Jenkins * Manhattan Beach * Nisswa * Pequot Lakes * Riverton * Trommald

Townships
* Bay Lake Twp * Center Twp * Crow Wing Twp * Daggett Brook Twp * Deerwood Twp * Fairfield Twp * Fort Ripley Twp * Gail Lake Twp * Garrison Twp * Ideal Twp
* Irondale Twp * Jenkins Twp * Lake Edwards Twp * Little Pine Twp * Long Lake Twp
* Maple Grove Twp * Mission Twp * Nokay Lake Twp * Oak Lawn Twp * Pelican Twp
* Perry Lake Twp * Platte Lake Twp * Rabbit Lake Twp * Roosevelt Twp * Ross Lake Twp
* Sibley Twp * St. Mathias Twp * Timothy Twp * Wolford Twp

Unorganized
* Dean Lake * West Crow Wing

Ghost Town

* Old Crow Wing


Online Data

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Miscellaneous Data

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Website Updates:

JANUARY 2015
OBITS: John E. Mattson
NEWS: (community) 1911-Ore Strike
CHURCH: 1910-New Methodist Church, New Presbyterian Church
CUYUNA: 1910-Cuyuna votes for incorporation, new Soo station being rushed, license required for malt shops, 1911-New waterworks system, new bank.

NOVEMBER 2014
OBITS: John Brennan
MARRIAGES: Morgan-Hard
BIRTHS: Meacham Daughter
NEWS: (visiting relatives) Mrs. George Lambert, Mrs. James Stirewalt, Jerry Compton, J. M. Lambert, Pauline Anderson, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Robert Andrews, Vernon Strewalt, Mrs. Floy Atwater, Printice Atwater, Oyre Hite
NEWS: (illness) Shirley Rhodes, Myrtle Peterson, Mrs. Henry Buchite, Nettie Atwater, Charles Taylor
NEWS: (people) William Mitchell, Dell Bowley
NEWS: (community) Building Growth-1913
CHURCH: 1911-Lutheran Church Dedication

Prior Updates





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