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Kittson County, Minnesota

US county information
NameKittson County
Largest cityHallock
US Area
Total Area1103.51 sq mi (2858.1 km2)
Land Area1097.08 sq mi (2841.4 km2)
Water Area6.43 sq mi (16.7 km2)
Population4552 (2010)
Density1.9/km2 (5/sq mi)
Named forNorman Wolfred Kittson, an early pioneer of the area.
Time zoneCentral
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5: −6/−5

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Kittson County is a county located in the state of Minnesota, United States. It is named after Canadian fur trader and railroad entrepreneur Norman Kittson. As of 2010, the population was 4,552. Skull Lake is Kittson County's only natural lake. Lake Bronson, for which the city of Lake Bronson takes its name, is man-made. Its county seat is Hallock .

The county was officially organized on February 25, 1879, having been part of the Pembina District prior to that time. The county also included the western portion of what is now Roseau County until 1894.

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