Anoka, Minnesota

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Colonial Hall, Anoka, Minnesota

Anoka (/əˈnkə/ ə-NOH-kə) is a city in Anoka County, Minnesota. The population was 17,921 at the 2020 census.[1] It is the county seat. Anoka calls itself the "Halloween Capital of the World". This is because it hosted one of the first Halloween parades in 1920.[2] It continues to celebrate the holiday each year with several parades. Anoka is a northern suburb of the Twin Cities.

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  1. "QuickFacts: Anoka city, Minnesota". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved February 21, 2024.
  2. "Anoka Halloween Inc". Anoka Halloween Inc. Retrieved October 14, 2012.