Itasca County, Minnesota

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Itasca County
Postcard. Grand Rapids High School was founded in 1895.
Postcard. Grand Rapids High School was founded in 1895.
Map of Minnesota highlighting Itasca County
Location within the U.S. state of Minnesota
Map of the United States highlighting Minnesota
Minnesota's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 47°31′N 93°38′W / 47.51°N 93.63°W / 47.51; -93.63
Country United States
State Minnesota
FoundedOctober 27, 1849[1]
Named forTwo Latin words for "truth" and "head"
SeatGrand Rapids
Largest cityGrand Rapids
Area
 • Total2,928 sq mi (7,580 km2)
 • Land2,668 sq mi (6,910 km2)
 • Water260 sq mi (700 km2)  8.9%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)
45,242
 • Density17/sq mi (7/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district8th
Websitewww.co.itasca.mn.us

Itasca County is a county in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of 2010, 45,058 people lived there. The county seat is Grand Rapids.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Minnesota Place Names". Minnesota Historical Society. Archived from the original on June 20, 2012. Retrieved March 18, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)