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Kanabec County, Minnesota

US county information
NameKanabec County
StateMinnesota
SeatMora
Largest cityMora
US Area
Total Area533.38 sq mi (1381.5 km2)
Land Area524.93 sq mi (1359.6 km2)
Water Area8.45 sq mi (21.9 km2)
Population16239 (2010)
Density11.2/km2 (29/sq mi)
Named forThe Ojibwe word for "snake," after the Snake River.
Time zoneCentral
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5: -6/-5

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Kanabec County (c-enpronkəˈneɪbɨk ) is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota, founded on March 13, 1858. Its parent county was Pine. As of 2010, the population was 16,239. Its county seat is Mora (though the original county seat was Brunswick). It is named after the Ojibwe Ginebig, meaning "Snake," after the Snake River - Kanabecosippi (Ginebigo-ziibi in the modern spelling) - which flows through this county.


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