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County Information

An original county, it was created on 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

Townships

Cities

White Bear Township

Arden Hills
Blaine (part)
Falcon Heights
Gem Lake
Lauderdale
Little Canada
Maplewood
Mounds View
New Brighton

North Oaks
North St. Paul
Roseville
Shoreview
St. Anthony (part)
St. Paul
Spring Lake Park (part)
Vadnais Heights
White Bear Lake (part)


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Cemeteries

Census

Church News & History

Court & Legal

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Family Data

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Schools

Wills & Probate

Website Updates:

JULY 2015
SCHOOLS: 1902-Humboldt Graduation
PEOPLE: R. Watson Cooper, William Hamm, Jr.
WILLS & PROBATE: Pennock Pusey
FAMILIES: Aull Reunion
CHURCHES: 1868-New Organ
OBITS: Catherine Campbell

MAY 2015
BIOS: Charles H. Young, John Zehnder, George Ziegler, Jacob Joseph Zaun, Edward Young, Henry Yoerg, Stephen Yalk, Anthony Yoerg, Granville Worrell, Ernest E. Woodworth, Marcus Woodruff, Edwin E Woodman, Joseph C. Wood, John H. Wittmaack

FEBRUARY 2015
OBITS : Lucy Ann Perkins, Birdie Corbett, William Cawood
NEWS-COMMUNITY: 1888 Trouble on the Mississippi

OCTOBER 2014
OBITS : Harriet Louise Gibbs, Kate Ellen Emerson, Mary Ann Marvin, Mary Louisa Findley, Joel Whitney

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