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Hennepin County, Minnesota

US county information
NameHennepin County
Largest cityMinneapolis
US Area
Total Area606.38 sq mi (1570.5 km2)
Land Area556.62 sq mi (1441.6 km2)
Water Area49.77 sq mi (128.9 km2)
Population1152425 (2010)
Density790.5/km2 (2048/sq mi)
Named forLouis Hennepin, a Franciscan missionary, explorer, and author.
Time zoneCentral
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5: -6/-5

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Hennepin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota, named in honor of the 17th-century explorer Father Louis Hennepin. As of 2010 the population was 1,152,425. Its county seat is Minneapolis. It is by far the most populous county in Minnesota; more than one in five Minnesotans live in Hennepin County. The center of population of Minnesota is located in Hennepin County, in the city of Rogers.

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