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Hennepin County, Minnesota

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Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Hennepin County, Minnesota.

Official Website

Hennepin County was created in 1852 by the Minnesota Territorial Legislature. Father Louis Hennepin's name was chosen because he originally named St. Anthony Falls and recorded some of the earliest accounts of the area for the Western world.

Adjacent Counties

List of Cities

Bloomington | Brooklyn Center | Brooklyn Park | Champlin | Corcoran | Crystal | Dayton (part) | Deephaven | Eden Prairie | Edina | Excelsior | Fort Snelling | Golden Valley | Greenfield | Greenwood | Hanover (part) | Hopkins | Independence | Long Lake | Loretto | Maple Grove | Maple Plain | Medicine Lake | Medina | Minneapolis (County Seat) | Minnetonka | Minnetonka Beach | Minnetrista | Mound | New Hope | Orono | Osseo | Plymouth | Richfield | Robbinsdale | Rockford (part) | Rogers | Shorewood | Spring Park | St. Anthony (part) | St. Bonifacius | St. Louis Park | Tonka Bay | Wayzata | Woodland



Minn. Val. Nat'l Wildlife Refuge (part)

Miss. River Nat'l River & Rec. Area

Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places

Hennepin County Library