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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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For a complete list of populated places, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit [https://minnesota.hometownlocator.com/counties/cities,cfips,137,c,st.%20louis.cfm HomeTown Locator]. The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "St. Louis County, Minnesota," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Louis_County%2C_Minnesota, accessed 20 February 2020.</ref>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aurora,_Minnesota Aurora]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Babbitt,_Minnesota Babbitt]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biwabik,_Minnesota Biwabik]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brookston,_Minnesota Brookston]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buhl,_Minnesota Buhl]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chisholm,_Minnesota Chisholm]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cook,_Minnesota Cook]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duluth,_Minnesota Duluth]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ely,_Minnesota Ely]
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</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eveleth,_Minnesota Eveleth]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Floodwood,_Minnesota Floodwood]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gilbert,_Minnesota Gilbert]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hermantown,_Minnesota Hermantown]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hibbing,_Minnesota Hibbing]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hoyt_Lakes,_Minnesota Hoyt Lakes]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iron_Junction,_Minnesota Iron Junction]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kinney,_Minnesota Kinney]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leonidas,_Minnesota Leonidas]
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</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McKinley,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota McKinley]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meadowlands,_Minnesota Meadowlands]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mountain_Iron,_Minnesota Mountain Iron]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orr,_Minnesota Orr]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proctor,_Minnesota Proctor]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rice_Lake,_Minnesota Rice Lake]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tower,_Minnesota Tower]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virginia,_Minnesota Virginia]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winton,_Minnesota Winton]
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</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alborn,_Minnesota Alborn]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angora,_Minnesota Angora]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ash_Lake,_Minnesota Ash Lake]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bassett,_Minnesota Bassett]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bear_River,_Minnesota Bear River]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bengal,_Minnesota Bengal]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brimson,_Minnesota Brimson]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Britt,_Minnesota Britt]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burnett,_Minnesota Burnett]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burntside,_Minnesota Burntside]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buyck,_Minnesota Buyck]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canyon,_Minnesota Canyon]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Celina,_Minnesota Celina]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_Lakes,_Minnesota Central Lakes]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cherry,_Minnesota Cherry]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clover_Valley,_Minnesota Clover Valley]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cotton,_Minnesota Cotton]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crane_Lake,_Minnesota Crane Lake]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Culver,_Minnesota Culver]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cusson,_Minnesota Cusson]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eldes_Corner,_Minnesota Eldes Corner]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elmer,_Minnesota Elmer]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Embarrass,_Minnesota Embarrass]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fairbanks,_Minnesota Fairbanks]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Florenton,_Minnesota Florenton]
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</div>
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| unincorp-col2=<div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forbes,_Minnesota Forbes]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Four_Corners,_Minnesota Four Corners]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_River,_Minnesota French River]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gheen_(community),_Minnesota Gheen]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gheen_Corner,_Minnesota Gheen Corner]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glendale,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Glendale]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gowan,_Minnesota Gowan]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greaney,_Minnesota Greaney]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Idington,_Minnesota Idington]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Independence,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Independence]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Island_Lake,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Island Lake]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kabetogama,_Minnesota Kabetogama]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keenan,_Minnesota Keenan]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kelsey,_Minnesota Kelsey]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linden_Grove,_Minnesota Linden Grove]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Makinen,_Minnesota Makinen]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Markham,_Minnesota Markham]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McComber,_Minnesota McComber]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meadow_Brook,_Minnesota Meadow Brook]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melrude,_Minnesota Melrude]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Munger,_Minnesota Munger]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palmers,_Minnesota Palmers]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palo,_Minnesota Palo]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Payne,_Minnesota Payne]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peary,_Minnesota Peary]
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</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Petrel,_Minnesota Petrel]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peyla,_Minnesota Peyla]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prosit,_Minnesota Prosit]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ramshaw,_Minnesota Ramshaw]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robinson,_Minnesota Robinson]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rollins,_Minnesota Rollins]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saginaw,_Minnesota Saginaw]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sax,_Minnesota Sax]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shaw,_Minnesota Shaw]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sherman_Corner,_Minnesota Sherman Corner]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Side_Lake,_Minnesota Side Lake]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silica,_Minnesota Silica]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simar,_Minnesota Simar]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skibo,_Minnesota Skibo]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sturgeon,_Minnesota Sturgeon]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taft,_Minnesota Taft]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toivola,_Minnesota Toivola]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twig,_Minnesota Twig]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vermilion_Dam,_Minnesota Vermilion Dam]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wahlsten,_Minnesota Wahlsten]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wakemup,_Minnesota Wakemup]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whiteface,_Minnesota Whiteface]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wolf,_Minnesota Wolf]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zim,_Minnesota Zim]
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</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahnomen,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Mahnomen]
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</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nett_Lake_(CDP),_Minnesota Nett Lake]
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</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soudan,_Minnesota Soudan]
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</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alango_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Alango]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alborn_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Alborn]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alden_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Alden]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angora_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Angora]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arrowhead_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Arrowhead]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ault_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Ault]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balkan_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Balkan]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bassett_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Bassett]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beatty_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Beatty]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biwabik_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Biwabik]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Breitung_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Breitung]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brevator_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Brevator]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Camp_5_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Camp 5]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canosia_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Canosia]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cedar_Valley_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Cedar Valley]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cherry_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Cherry]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clinton_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Clinton]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colvin_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Colvin]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cotton_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Cotton]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crane_Lake_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Crane Lake]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Culver_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Culver]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duluth_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Duluth]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eagles_Nest_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Eagles Nest]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ellsburg_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Ellsburg]
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</div>
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| townships-col2=<div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elmer_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Elmer]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Embarrass_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Embarrass]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fairbanks_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Fairbanks]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fayal_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Fayal]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Field_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Field]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fine_Lakes_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Fine Lakes]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Floodwood_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Floodwood]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fredenberg_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Fredenberg]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota French]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gnesen_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Gnesen]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grand_Lake_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Grand Lake]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Scott_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Great Scott]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenwood_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Greenwood]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halden_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Halden]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Industrial_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Industrial]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kabetogama_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Kabetogama]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kelsey_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Kelsey]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kugler_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Kugler]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lakewood_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Lakewood]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lavell_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Lavell]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leiding_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Leiding]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linden_Grove_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Linden Grove]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McDavitt_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota McDavitt]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meadowlands_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Meadowlands]
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</div>
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| townships-col3=<div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Midway_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Midway]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morcom_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Morcom]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morse_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Morse]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ness_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Ness]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Independence_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota New Independence]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Normanna_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Normanna]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Star_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota North Star]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northland_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Northland]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Owens_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Owens]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pequaywan_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Pequaywan]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pike_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Pike]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portage_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Portage]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prairie_Lake_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Prairie Lake]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sandy_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Sandy]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solway_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Solway]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stoney_Brook_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Stoney Brook]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sturgeon_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Sturgeon]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toivola_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Toivola]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Van_Buren_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Van Buren]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vermilion_Lake_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Vermilion Lake]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waasa_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Waasa]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota White]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Willow_Valley_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Willow Valley]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wuori_Township,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Wuori]
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</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angleworm_Lake,_Minnesota Angleworm Lake]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bear_Head_Lake,_Minnesota Bear Head Lake]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Birch_Lake,_Minnesota Birch Lake]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Camp_A_Lake,_Minnesota Camp A Lake]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crab_Lake,_Minnesota Crab Lake]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dark_River,_Minnesota Dark River]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gheen,_Minnesota Gheen]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hay_Lake,_Minnesota Hay Lake]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heikkala_Lake,_Minnesota Heikkala Lake]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hush_Lake,_Minnesota Hush Lake]
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</div>
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| unorgan-col2=<div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Janette_Lake,_Minnesota Janette Lake]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leander_Lake,_Minnesota Leander Lake]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linwood_Lake,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Linwood Lake]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marion_Lake,_Minnesota Marion Lake]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McCormack,_Minnesota McCormack]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mud_Hen_Lake,_Minnesota Mud Hen Lake]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nett_Lake,_St._Louis_County,_Minnesota Nett Lake]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northeast_St._Louis,_Minnesota Northeast St. Louis]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northwest_St._Louis,_Minnesota Northwest St. Louis]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pfeiffer_Lake,_Minnesota Pfeiffer Lake]
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</div>
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| unorgan-col3=<div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Picket_Lake,_Minnesota Picket Lake]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Potshot_Lake,_Minnesota Potshot Lake]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sand_Lake,_Minnesota Sand Lake]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slim_Lake,_Minnesota Slim Lake]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sturgeon_River,_Minnesota Sturgeon River]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunday_Lake,_Minnesota Sunday Lake]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tikander_Lake,_Minnesota Tikander Lake]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whiteface_Reservoir,_Minnesota Whiteface Reservoir]
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</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Costin_Village,_Minnesota Costin Village]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elcor,_Minnesota Elcor]
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</div>
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| ghost-col2=<div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fermoy,_Minnesota Fermoy]
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</div>
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| ghost-col3=<div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spina,_Minnesota Spina]
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</div>
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Revision as of 16:07, 21 February 2020

Guide to St. Louis County, Minnesota ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


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St. Louis County, Minnesota
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Minnesota
Location of Minnesota in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 1, 1856
County Seat Duluth
Courthouse
Address St. Louis County Courthouse
100 N 5th Ave W
Duluth, MN 55802-1202
Phone: 218.726.2559
St. Louis County Website


County Information[edit | edit source]

Description[edit | edit source]

The County was named for St. Louis River. The County is located in the northeast area of the state. [1]

St. Louis County, Minnesota Record Dates[edit | edit source]

Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records[2]
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
1870 1870 1870 1859 1859 Unknown 1836
Statewide registration started for births in 1900 and deaths in 1908. General compliance by 1915.

County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Clerk District Court has birth, death and marriage records from 1870,
burial permits from 1938, divorce, court and land records from 1859.
County Court has probate records. [3]

History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

  • 1856--St. Louis County was created 1 March 1856 from Itasca County. County seat: Duluth [4]
  • For a brief history of how St. Louis County was named, click here, then select St. Louis County.

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

1869-70 Courthouse suffered a county record loss; cause unknown.

For suggestions about research in places that suffered historic record losses, see:


Places/Localities[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

For a complete list of populated places, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit HomeTown Locator. The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:[5]

Cities
Unincorporated communities
Census-designated places
Townships
Unorganized territories
Ghost towns


Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
MNGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
MNGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
MNInterment
MNGravestones
EPodunk
Billion Graves
See Minnesota Cemeteries for more information.

Census[edit | edit source]

State Census

Church[edit | edit source]

Most church records are held by individual churches. For contact information, check a phone directory, such as SearchBug or Dex Knows. Some denominations are gathering their records into a central repository. For more information about these major repositories, see Minnesota Church Records.


The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints[edit | edit source]

Ward and Branch Records

  • Duluth
Lutheran[edit | edit source]

First Lutheran Church, Duluth

  • Records of First Lutheran Church, Duluth, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).[6]

Orr

  • Records of the American Lutheran Church, Orr, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

St. Louis County

  • Records of the American Lutheran Church, St. Louis County, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Court[edit | edit source]

Emigration and Immigration[edit | edit source]

Land[edit | edit source]

The county register of deeds keeps land records once the land was transferred to private ownership. Abstracts and indexes for these records are generally available at the county courthouse.

Land records for Minnesota are listed in the Place Search of the FamilySearch Catalog under:

MINNESOTA, St. Louis – LAND AND PROPERTY


Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Local histories are available for St. Louis County, Minnesota Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Minnesota Local Histories.

Maps[edit | edit source]

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Military[edit | edit source]

World War II[edit | edit source]

Naturalization and Citizenship[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as St. Louis County, Minnesota Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Obituaries[edit | edit source]

Probate[edit | edit source]

Probate records may include, wills, bonds, petitions, accounts, inventories, administrations, orders, decrees, and distributions. They may include the decedent’s date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, etc. See Minnesota Probate Records for additional information.


Online Probate Records

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Minnesota tax records complement land records and can be used in place of censuses before 1820 or to supplement the years between censuses. Because only persons who owned taxable property were listed, many residents were not included in tax lists. There may also be gaps of several years in the tax records of some counties. For more information, see the wiki page Minnesota Taxation.


Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents.

A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Minnesota State Registrar of Vital Records, the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred], order electronically online ($) or download an application for Minnesota Birth Certificate and Death Certificates Applications to mail.

See also Minnesota Vital Records or How to order Minnesota Vital Records. For information about restrictions and costs for certificates, see the CDC Where to Write for Vital Records site.


Birth[edit | edit source]
Marriage[edit | edit source]
Death[edit | edit source]

Societies and Libraries[edit | edit source]

St. Louis Park Historical Society
3700 Monterey Drive
St. Louis Park 55416
Website

St. Louis County Historical Society
506 West Michigan Street
Duluth 55802-1505
Website

Canosia Historical Society
5762 N Pike Lake Rd
Duluth, MN 55811
Telephone: 218-729-8963
Website

Range Genealogical Society
PO Box 388
Chisholm MN 55719-0388
Telephone: 218-254-7959
Website

Twin Ports Genealogical Society
PO Box 16895
Duluth MN 55816-0895


Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)
Duluth, Minnesota
E-mail:edwardcnewman@juno.com
Website

The ‘DAR’ is dedicated to promoting patriotism, preserving American History, and securing America’s future through better education for children. If you live in northern Minnesota or northwest Wisconsin and you think you might have a Revolutionary War Patriot in your family tree please contact this organization. They can assist you in filling out your application to be a member of the DAR.

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes.

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "St. Louis County, Minnesota" in https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Louis_County,_Minnesota accessed 15 Nov 2018
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), St. Louis County, Minnesota. Page 362-370 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 362-365.
  3. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), St Louis County, Minnesota page 368, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  4. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  5. Wikipedia contributors, "St. Louis County, Minnesota," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Louis_County%2C_Minnesota, accessed 20 February 2020.
  6. "Evangelical Lutheran Church in America: An Inventory of Selected Congregational Records of the American Lutheran Church in Minnesota at the Minnesota Historical Society," Collection Finding Aids, Minnesota Historical Society, http://www.mnhs.org/library/findaids/01009.xml, accessed 10 June 2013.