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Mahnomen County, Minnesota

US county information
NameMahnomen County
Largest cityMahnomen
US Area
Total Area582.99 sq mi (1509.9 km2)
Land Area556.14 sq mi (1440.4 km2)
Water Area26.85 sq mi (69.5 km2)
Population5413 (2010)
Density3.5/km2 (9/sq mi)
Named forOjibway word for wild rice, whose root word is "mano," or spirit.
Time zoneCentral
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5: -6/-5

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Mahnomen County (c-enpronməˈnoʊmən ) is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of 2010, the population was 5,413. Its county seat is Mahnomen . The entire county is part of the White Earth Indian Reservation . It is the only county in Minnesota entirely within an Indian reservation. The county, along with East Polk and Becker County, are one of the biggest cattle-raising areas in the northwestern part of Minnesota.

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