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Created May 23, 1857
Named for the French word for "thousand lakes"
Mille Lacs county was formed by cleaving off the eastern-most portion of Benton County, Minnesota. The original
Mille Lacs County consisted of portion of the contemporary Mille Lacs County east of the west branch of the Rum
River and two townships now part of Isanti County, adjacent to Mille Lacs County. In 1858, the 12 townships forming
the contemporary southern 10 townships of Mille Lacs County and the 2 northwestern townships in Isanti County were
organized apart from either Benton or Mille Lacs County to form Monroe County, leaving the northern "Square
Top-knot" as the Mille Lacs County. In 1860, Monroe and Mille Lacs Counties merged. Shortly thereafter, the
two southeastern townships were transferred to Isanti County, forming the contemporary boundaries for the county.
Princeton * Milaca * Wahkon * Onamia * Foreston * Wahkon * Pease * Bock
Bogus Brook Township
East Side Township
Isle Harbor Township
South Harbor Township
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