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County Information
Founded March 5, 1853
Named for General Winfield Scott
Seat Shakopee
Largest city Shakopee

The Shakopee-Mdewakanton Indian Reservation is located entirely within the county (and entirely within the city of Prior Lake).

Townships

Cities

Belle Plaine Township
Blakeley Township
Cedar Lake Township
Credit River Township
Helena Township
Jackson Township

Louisville Township
New Market Township
Sand Creek Township
Spring Lake Township
St. Lawrence Township

Belle Plaine
Elko
Jordan
New Market
New Prague (part)
Prior Lake
Savage
Shakopee



Online Data

Census

Church Histories / Records

County Records

Death Records

Family Bibles

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:

OCTOBER 2014
NEWS: Community-Coal Mine in Jordan
OBITS : Wesley Heins
TOWNS : Jordan Merchant Society

Prior Updates


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