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Lake County, Minnesota

US county information
NameLake County
SeatTwo Harbors
Largest cityTwo Harbors
US Area
Total Area2990.82 sq mi (7746.2 km2)
Land Area2099.16 sq mi (5436.8 km2)
Water Area891.66 sq mi (2309.4 km2)
Population10866 (2010)
Density1.9/km2 (5/sq mi)
Named forLake Superior
Time zoneCentral
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5: -6/-5

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Lake County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of 2010, the population was 10,866. Its county seat is Two Harbors . Lake County was founded on February 20, 1855, as Superior County, though its name was changed on March 3, of that year to St. Louis County. On March 1, 1856, St. Louis County became Lake County, while Newton County to the west was renamed St. Louis County.

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