Itasca County, Minnesota

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Itasca County, Minnesota
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Postcard. Grand Rapids High School was founded in 1895.
Location within Minnesota
Location within Minnesota
Map of the United States highlighting Minnesota
Minnesota's location within the U.S.
FoundedOctober 27, 1849[1]
Named forTwo Latin words for "truth" and "head"
SeatGrand Rapids
Largest cityGrand Rapids
Area
 • Total2,928 sq mi (7,583 km2)
 • Land2,668 sq mi (6,910 km2)
 • Water260 sq mi (673 km2), 8.9%
Population (est.)
 • (2016)45,242
 • Density17/sq mi (7/km2)
Congressional district8th
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5
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.