An original county, created October 27, 1849
Named for Alexander Ramsey, the first Minnesota territorial governor
It is the smallest county in Minnesota in terms of area, but the most densely populated.
The Mississippi River forms a municipal boundary on part of the city's west, southwest and southeast sides. Minneapolis, the state's largest city lies to the west; Falcon Heights, Lauderdale, Roseville, and Maplewood are north; Maplewood is also to the east; the cities of West Saint Paul and South Saint Paul are to the south; and Lilydale, Mendota and Mendota Heights lie across the river from the city to the south. The city's largest lakes are Pig's Eye Lake, in the river, Lake Phalen, and Lake Como.
County Seat: St. Paul
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DIRECTORIES: 1878 Business Directory and Gazetteer
Submitted by Robin Line:
BIOS: Carl Ekman, George Becker, David Day, Charles Flandrau, Simeon Folsom, Aaron Goodrich
CHURCHES: 1881-House of Hope Church
OBITS: W. A. McKerrow, Charles Noyes
WILLS: Inheritance Taxes for 200+Estates/Payments
OFFICIALS: News-Robert A. Smith, Mark H. Gehan, Arthur Nelson, John Daubney
OFFICIALS: 1878 County Officials
MILITARY: Soldiers - R. M. Hansen, F. Steffels, E. A. Carlson, Stanley Koreytowski
MILITARY: WWI Casualty News-Arthur Lindsay Broderick, G. Jackson, Alfred E. Glesen, Frank Poderski, Frank Rhoda, John Romocky
PEOPLE: Alex McKenzie-submitted by Heather Holley
PEOPLE: Carl Anderson, E. E. Machovec, C. D. Gilfillan-submitted by Robin Line
OBITS: Anton Hosfalt, Mrs. C. C. Atwater, William Taylor-submitted by Robin Line
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