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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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Census

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Website Updates:

DECEMBER 2017
BIRTHS: Thomas J. Roberts - contributed by Nancy Washell
OBITS: Thomas J. Roberts - contributed by Nancy Washell
OBITS: Mr. Dorsey, Lizzie Stephenson, Vim T. Hunt, Jack Burke - contributed by Robin Line
MILITARY: Soldiers - W. F. Rhinow - contributed by Robin Line
MARRIAGES: Williams-Watts - contributed by Robin Line

OCTOBER 2017
submitted by Robin Line:
OBITS: General Sibley, Mrs. Ambrose Grout, Charles Langford, Erick Erickson, Joseph Beednach, Arthur T. Carter, Olaf W. Weighum, Thomas McMahon, Arnold Kalman
BUSINESSES: News-W. W. McCoy, Mary Martinke, A. G. Peil
CHURCHES: News - 1888-St. James Teachers
COURT-BITS: Ole Iverson
NEWS-CRIME: Frank McCool and Joe Redenbaugh
NEWS-COMMUNITY: 1891-Diamonds Recovered, 1888-Emancipation Day
NEWS-ILLNESS/INJURY: Mary Zirkelbach, Gladys Clark
NEWS-VISIT/TRAVEL: John Iverson, H. A. DeLeon
PEOPLE: M. H. Rogers, Mrs. Charles Sweed

JUNE 2017
submitted by Robin Line:
MARRIAGES: Taylor-Eisenminger
OBITS: Iverson Son, Valentine Blatz, Bert Huss, Frederick P. Nolan, Anna Marie Haupers, Mr. Nelson, Frank J. Mitchell, Joshua King Harrison, Owen Treanor
PEOPLE: W. A. Cobb, H. F. Chandler, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Iverson, John Delaney
WILLS & PROBATE COURT: Fred Braden
NEWS-CRIME: Martin Iverson, Ballard & Bazille charged with murder of William Dunneback
COURT-NEWS: Mr. and Mrs. Daniel B. Vermilye, Steinberger vs. Butler
NEWS-ILLNESS/INJURY: Emil Sprenger, A. G. Iverson
NEWS-COMMUNITY: 1879-Joseph Steffer, Joseph Kirchle

MARCH 2017
OBITS: Arthur Goslin - Submitted by Robin Line
OBITS: Anna Maria Grace, Fred Gutherz, Moses Gabrio
COURT-NEWS: Guerin vs. Lariviere, Dickerman vs. Gullikson and Peterson, Kaiser vs. Haas, Samuel S. Hoyt, Olive Sather vs. Charles Sather
NEWS-BUSINESS: Gilbert Anderson, Corlies-Chapman Company
PEOPLE: John Picha, Mr. and Mrs. Emory A. Weller, Mrs. Hornung, Charles Eastwick Smith Jr, Edwin Clapp, Marion A. Hopkins, Harriet E. Bishop, Charles M. Berg, Mrs. Gideon Longtin, John C. McCarthy
CHURCHES: 1880-St. Paul's, Jackson Street M. E. Church, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, First Presbyterian
NEWS-CRIME: William and Mary Welty, J. R. Heino, S E Hart

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